President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J. discusses initiatives for the fall 2013 semester, including renovations to the historic core, the energy around a new dean of the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, the expanded School of Dentistry, freshmen move-in day and New Student Convocation.
President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., welcomes more than 2,000 freshmen students and their families at New Student Convocation, which marks the beginning of their Marquette journey.
As part of Marquette University's strategic planning process, President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., shares key elements of the emerging vision for the university, including the urgent way the campus community must collaborate and innovate to ensure that our students are ready to assume lives as agents for change and problem solvers in a world of growing complexity.
As the steering committee and subcommittees work on the self-study process, President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., has begun the initial steps of a strategic planning process. Father Pilarz shares how the self-study process will help inform and provide a foundation as the university progresses through the planning process.
Father Pilarz, S.J. shares his insight and experience with the accreditation process. Father Pilarz went through the process as president at The University of Scranton and also served on a Middle States reaffirmation review team.
The Inauguration of Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., as Marquette's 23rd president took place Sept. 23, 2011, and included a full range of opportunities to reflect and celebrate with the Marquette community.
How exactly does a university welcome a new president into office? Find out in this behind-the-scenes video that documented campus events and preparations in the weeks leading up to Father Pilarz's Inauguration.
Father Pilarz goes "On the Issues" with Mike Gousha, discussing his vision for Marquette and impressions from his first weeks on the job.
Shortly after being named president-elect, Father Pilarz discussed the enduring value of Catholic, Jesuit education; the importance of teaching; his impressions of Marquette and Milwaukee; his beloved dog, Jack; and his passion for 16th-century poetry and the music of Bruce Springsteen
In April 2010, Darren Jackson, chair of the Marquette Board of Trustees, introduced Father Pilarz as the 23rd president of Marquette University. Father Pilarz assumed the university's top leadership position on Aug. 1, 2011, succeeding Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., who retired after 15 years as president.
Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., is interim president
Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., is the interim president of Marquette University. From 1996 to 2011 he served as the 22nd president of Marquette University. Under his leadership, Marquette has improved academic quality, increased and stabilized enrollment, and enhanced partnerships with the City of Milwaukee and community groups and in 2005 completed the most successful comprehensive campaign in the history of the university with a total of $357 million. Read more...