On Tuesday, June 13th, seventy faculty, staff and administrators from twenty-six Jesuit colleges and universities across the country came together at Loyola University Chicago for the fourteenth Jesuit Leadership Seminar. For the next three days, they learned about the history and contemporary landscape of Jesuit higher education from noted guest speakers, and engaged in constructive dialogue about ways that they can live out their institutions’ shared mission through their work.

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This summer, John Carroll University will host the first-ever North American Congress of the World Union of Jesuit Alumni. From June 28th to July 2nd, hundreds of Jesuit alumni from around the world will gather in Cleveland to build international networks and affirm Jesuit centric values for a greater good.

Connections: The Online Magazine for Jesuit Colleges and Universities

The May 2017 issue of Connections highlights ways that Jesuit institutions market the mission of Jesuit higher education. Click here to read more.

Mission & Identity

The distinctiveness of a Jesuit education stems from its deep-rooted history and a mission grounded in faith and intellectual rigor. Since its beginnings in 1548, when the first Jesuit institution opened its doors in Messina, Sicily, Jesuit higher education remains committed to academic excellence, service, leadership and caring for the whole person. Click here to learn more about Jesuit mission and identity through our publications, videos and links to related websites.