On Nov. 1, 2019, the Solemnity of All Saints, the University of Dallas inaugurated its ninth and first alumnus president, Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83.+ Read More
The University offers a music concentration and ensures the presence of music on its campus through regular music programs and a variety of activities arranged by the Music Department. The UD Chorale is widely recognized for its quality and performs repertoire ranging from Gregorian chant to 20th century works. Applied lessons in piano, voice, violin and cello are available and instruction in other instruments can be arranged through the Music Office. Opportunities for performance include monthly student recitals, special concerts, Lyric Theater productions, liturgies and campus visit weekends. Additionally, guest artist performances at UD provide the opportunity for students to hear world-class musicians on campus and students can attend concerts in the Dallas- Fort Worth area, arranged through the Music Department. The goals of the Music Department are to provide students with opportunities to explore and create music from a variety of genres and to prepare those students who choose to pursue the music concentration to be proficient in the artistic, theoretical and historical aspects of the language of music.
"Our department has two fundamental guiding principles: the study of political philosophy and the study of American founding principles," said Richard Dougherty, MA '89 PhD '93, associate professor of politics and director of the politics graduate program. It is this emphasis on American political development combined with the quality of faculty and the rigor of the University of Dallas' politics doctoral program that led the U.S. Department of Education to award UD a $250,405 grant for stipend support for politics doctoral students through its Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need program.+ Read More
On Thursday, Sept. 26, several members of the university community gathered to celebrate the completion of Course II of the Studies in Catholic Faith and Culture program, the first component of UD's Liberal Learning for Life initiative. The course is titled "The Person: Tradition and History."+ Read More