Provost's Events



Scott Hahn: Catholic Higher Education & The New Evangelization

Scott Hahn, best-selling author and renowned Biblical Scholar, spoke at the University of Dallas

to faculty, staff, students and the public April 5, 2019.  


A Reading & Conversation with Dana Gioia

Dana Gioia, an internationally acclaimed and award-winning poet, did readings of his poetry at 

University of Dallas April 7, 2019.  This lecture was part of the Constantin College Galbraith Lecture Series.  





Ministry Conference Calls DFW Catholics to Deepen Love of Christ

On Oct. 10-12, 2019, over 3,000 Dallas/Fort Worth area Catholics came together at the Irving Convention Center for the 13th Annual University of Dallas Ministry Conference. The weekend included over 100 conference sessions in English, Spanish and Vietnamese, as well as opportunities for networking with exhibitions from diocesan organizations, publishing companies, authors, speakers and fellow attendees.

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$250,000 Federal Grant to Support Politics Doctoral Students

"Our department has two fundamental guiding principles: the study of political philosophy and the study of American founding principles," said Richard Dougherty, MA '89 PhD '93, associate professor of politics and director of the politics graduate program. It is this emphasis on American political development combined with the quality of faculty and the rigor of the University of Dallas' politics doctoral program that led the U.S. Department of Education to award UD a $250,405 grant for stipend support for politics doctoral students through its Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need program.

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