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Trinity purchases City Vista Apartment Complex

I write to share exciting news that we will make public within the hour. Trinity University has purchased the City Vista Apartment complex just north of campus at the corner of Hildebrand and Devine.

Bell Center Renovation to Begin over Winter Break

The first signs of construction activity associated with the Bell Athletic Center renovation will be visible beginning Monday, Dec. 5, when a construction fence will be erected around a portion of the entry level plaza.

Changes to the Budget Cycle

In this week's internal campus update, I turn to our budget preparation process. Our mission, as a University is to help our students "grow, discover, and become" contributing citizens on the path to success. Budget preparation is a key tool for achieving this University-wide mission. The budget process aligns the operating budget with the Trinity Tomorrow strategic plan and unit assessment plans.

Trinity Medical Insurance Rates for 2017

This week you will receive the Annual Benefits Open Enrollment notification from the office of Human Resources. The notice will include information on rate increases for premiums to the three medical plans offered through Aetna, as well as the renewal and benefit change process.

Moving Forward Together: A message to Trinity students

I write to you, after the results of this historic election, to acknowledge the emotions of our campus community and to challenge you to reflect on the values that are the roots that keep us grounded.

Faculty Assembly, 21 October 2016

The Fall 2016 semester has been productive and purposeful for Trinity faculty, staff, and students. Classes, research, extracurricular activities, internships, high profile lectures, meaningful dialogues, and Tiger Sports combined, contribute to a full campus experience. I thank you for all that you are doing to make the Trinity experience the best it can be for our students.

Last week in Faculty Assembly, I shared updates on some key initiatives:

Changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

As an institution, we are affected by numerous laws and regulations, some of which require changes. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a significant change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Trinity's Campus Master Plan Taking Shape

At our opening faculty assembly, I promised periodic updates on issues of interest to the campus community, and invited suggestions about topics to address.

Faculty Assembly, 18 August 2016

I am excited to begin the new academic year. Thank you for all that you are doing to prepare us for the start of classes.

The University Responds to Congressional Questions Regarding Endowments' Role in Higher Education

In 1869, the founding vision of Trinity University was "to establish a University of the highest order." Decades of commitment and investment from alumni and friends have helped us realize this aspiration.