Dr. Mary Meehan appointed interim president at Seton Hall
Mar23

Dr. Mary Meehan appointed interim president at Seton Hall

Meehan will be the University’s first female president.

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Seton Hall names 2017 Woman of the Year
Mar22

Seton Hall names 2017 Woman of the Year

On Monday, March 20, Seton Hall University named Dr. Grace May, associate professor of Education Studies and former dean of the College of Education and Human Services (CEHS), the 2017 Woman of the Year. The award will be given to May, who has been with the University since 1989, for her “significant contributions to the success and advancement of women at the University,” according to the Office of the Provost. May said in an email...

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Newly-appointed Archbishop will attend mass on campus
Mar22

Newly-appointed Archbishop will attend mass on campus

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Indianapolis has recently been appointed the Archbishop of the Newark Archdiocese and will be attending a special Mass on campus on March 23 at 5 p.m. as part of a six-month tour of the diocese. Rev. Brian Needles, director of Campus Ministry, said in an email interview, “Our hope is that he will feel at home at Seton Hall and will feel free to visit with our students on a regular basis.” Jenna Leis, a junior...

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Search begins for Seton Hall’s new president
Mar01

Search begins for Seton Hall’s new president

Now that President Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban has announced that he is stepping down to become President of DePaul University in Chicago, Seton Hall is beginning the process of searching for a new leader. Few details of the search are set at this time, but university officials have made one thing clear: the presidential selection process of 2009 and 2010 is not expected to occur again, according to Rev. Msgr. C. Anthony Ziccardi, vice...

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DePaul students welcome Esteban, expect communication
Mar01

DePaul students welcome Esteban, expect communication

President-elect Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban has been welcomed onto DePaul’s campus with open arms. The 12th president of the university was welcomed with packed crowds of students, staff and faculty all proudly wearing DePaul blue at a campus-wide event announcing his new role earlier this month. Esteban accepted a DePaul sweatshirt gifted by the Student Government Association and spoke to students in attendance. For many students,...

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Some students feel slighted over Esteban announcement
Feb22

Some students feel slighted over Esteban announcement

The Feb. 16 announcement that University President Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban will be leaving Seton Hall to become the first non-ordained president at DePaul University left some students wishing him luck, while others felt it came at a bad time for SHU. Kimberly Liebler, a junior psychology major, said Esteban has set SHU up for continued success in the future through the many improvements the University has seen during his tenure as...

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President Esteban addresses impending departure to DePaul
Feb22

President Esteban addresses impending departure to DePaul

President Esteban sat down with The Setonian for an exclusive interview.

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University states there’s ‘no worries’ about Esteban jumping ship
Feb22

University states there’s ‘no worries’ about Esteban jumping ship

The SHU community has been in a state of shock since the unexpected announcement on Feb. 16 that President Dr. Gabriel A. Esteban will be leaving Seton Hall for DePaul University in July. The initial statement by DePaul that Esteban had accepted the position as president of the Chicago-based Catholic university, took students and faculty by  surprise.   Although emotions on the announcement are mixed, ranging from praise for...

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President Esteban leaving Seton Hall for DePaul
Feb16

President Esteban leaving Seton Hall for DePaul

Esteban will assume his new responsibilities at DePaul on July 1.

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Freshman retention rate up to 85 percent, yet 33 percent don’t graduate
Feb16

Freshman retention rate up to 85 percent, yet 33 percent don’t graduate

Seton Hall’s freshman retention rate has been steadily increasing from 2010 to 2015, with 85 percent of freshmen retained in 2015, according to College Factual’s website. But after starting strong, Seton Hall students seem to run into obstacles that keep them from finishing. According to College Factual, 66.4 percent of students graduate and 56 percent of students graduate on time, the website, said. With graduation quickly...

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Seton Hall triplets divided, will graduate in three different commencement ceremonies
Feb15

Seton Hall triplets divided, will graduate in three different commencement ceremonies

While separate graduation ceremonies this year pose a difficulty or annoyance to some seniors, graduation will pose a unique hardship for one set of triplets who will be graduating in three different ceremonies. With the University’s plans to hold commencement on campus, dividing graduates into three different groups that will receive their diplomas at three different times, Adrianna, Anthony and Leo Bertoldi will be walking in three...

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SHU under investigation for handling of sexual violence complaints
Feb15

SHU under investigation for handling of sexual violence complaints

Seton Hall University is one of 227 colleges and universities currently under investigation by the federal government for their handling of sexual violence complaints as of Feb. 8, 2017. According to the list released by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U.S. Department of Education, there are currently 310 investigations going on at 227 postsecondary institutions. This figure has nearly quadrupled from the 55 schools on the...

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