The light of the Catholic faith illuminates every aspect of life at UD, from social activities to clubs and organizations.
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Faith in the Classroom
Serving the Community
Deepening Your Faith
While more than 75 percent of our students are Catholic, UD welcomes those of all denominations. We support academic and religious freedom and foster spiritual development – no matter the faith tradition – to prepare students for their calling as men and women of faith in the world.
Former Democratic Congressman Daniel Lipinski, who represented Illinois’ Third District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2005-2021, has been named Pope Leo XIII Fellow on Social Thought at the University of Dallas.+ Read More
The Institute for Homiletics at the University of Dallas was recently awarded a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help renew liturgical preaching and better reach Catholic youth and young adults. The Institute is a collaborative endeavor of The Catholic Foundation (Dallas) and the University of Dallas.+ Read More
The University of Dallas (UD) announced the appointment of reference librarian and adjunct French instructor Ron Scrogham as interim dean of libraries and research of the Cowan-Blakely Memorial Library, and the appointment of longtime Politics Professor Richard Dougherty, Ph.D. ’93 M.A. ’89, to serve as interim dean of the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts.+ Read More