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Changes at Center for Faith and Culture

Please join me in congratulating Fr. Chris Valka, CSB, who has been named the new local Basilian Superior of Keon House and will assume a key leadership role in guiding the Basilian Fathers in Houston.

Exciting News for Fr. Storey

I wanted to share some exciting news with the UST community. For those of you who haven’t already heard, Father Kevin Storey, CSB has been elected to serve as Superior General for the Congregation of St. Basil.

Link-Lee Mansion Renovation

The Link-Lee Mansion on the University of St. Thomas campus is one of Houston’s most treasured architectural jewels.

April 17 – The University Crest

Since UST’s earliest days, the crest on the university seal has been a powerful symbol of our community. The imagery emblazoned on the shield tells the story of not only where we came from, but also the future toward which we are headed.

2018 – 2023 Interim Report

See a copy of the 2018 – 2023 Call Toward Tomorrow Interim Working Draft Report presented on April 2, 2018.

April 6 – Call Toward Tomorrow – Our New Goal

As the UST community comes together and focuses on our shared future, it is important that we maintain transparency in our projects and processes. Because of that, and because I am just generally excited about it, I would like to take a moment to share an update with you. The Call Toward Tomorrow planning process is in full swing, and significant progress has been made as we look to the future of this great Catholic university.

About the President


Dr. Richard L. Ludwick

Richard L. Ludwick became the 9th president of the University of St. Thomas on July 1, 2017. He previously served as president of the Independent Colleges of Indiana, enrolling more than 100,000 students.

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do.”

- Amelia Earhart


Features & Initiatives

The Call Toward Tomorrow

We call upon all Celts to come together and lend your voice and expertise as we plan for a future of dynamic growth and greater achievement for the benefit of our students.

Report on the University

The first few months of my tenure have been exhilarating, rigorous and challenging. Our efforts to aid UST students, faculty & staff affected by Harvey have been hugely successful.

Link-Lee Mansion Restoration

The Link-Lee Mansion on the University of St. Thomas campus is one of Houston’s most treasured architectural jewels. In 2001, it became a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.





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