“In June of 2019, I had the honor of traveling to Ukraine to present Archbishop Borys Gudziak with the Notre Dame Award for his unceasing commitment to religious and academic freedom, and for his courageous and visionary leadership of the first Catholic university established in the territory of the former...
“As we mark the beginning of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, we have an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the extraordinary contributions of the peoples and cultures of Asia and the Pacific Islands to our world, and particularly to the United States."
"Please join me and the Notre Dame community this evening in praying for the victims of the senseless murders in Atlanta. Please also remember in your prayers their families and friends who must live with these painful losses."
"We’re thankful that President Biden has taken immediate action through an executive order to preserve and fortify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and for his support for legislation to provide permanent status and a path to citizenship for Dreamers."
Three University of Notre Dame leaders have filed a formal comment on behalf of the University urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to withdraw a proposed rule that would make it harder for international students to enroll in U.S. universities. The comment amplifies concerns expressed this week in a...
Notre Dame president expresses concerns over proposed homeland security changes for international students
In a letter to the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., registered his concerns with proposed changes to the department’s policy that would make it harder for international students to enroll in U.S. universities.
Statement from Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., on the status of international students
"I was heartened to learn that the government has abandoned plans which would have resulted in the deportation of foreign students enrolled at certain American colleges and universities. Their presence enriches us all. They should be welcomed, not threatened or sent home." Originally published by Notre Dame News…
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., today announced that the University would in coming days file an amicus curiae brief in support of a court motion by Harvard University and MIT to prevent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from expelling international students who are enrolled exclusively...
The following letter was sent from University president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf in response to his proposed policy of deporting foreign students unable to find in-person alternatives when universities implement online instruction.
In the face of the continuing threat of the novel coronavirus, and to mitigate its impact on campus, University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced today a suspension of all in-person classes on campus beginning Monday, March 23, through at least Monday, April 13.
At 11 a.m. on this St. Patrick’s Day, Friday, March 17, the bells of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart will ring out in celebration and welcoming of immigrants from around the world.
A message to international students from Michael E. Pippenger, vice president and associate provost for internationalization.