University announces organizational changes to strengthen relationships and Rome program

University announces organizational changes to strengthen relationships and Rome program

Irving, TX (6/20/22) – As it embarks on a new fiscal year, the University of Dallas is pleased to announce organizational changes aimed at strengthening relationships with the wide range of academic stakeholders, as well as the addition of a new leadership position for the 52-year-old man. Roman program.

Effective June 15, the Office of Personal and Professional Development and the Office of Business Engagement will join the newly reorganized and renamed Office of Development and University Relationswhich will also include Alumni, Parent and Donor Relations, Development, Advancement Services, and University Events, under the leadership of Vice President for Development and University Relations Kris Muñoz Vetter.

Moreover, on the university Eugene Constantin Campus in Rome, Italy, Associate Professor of Theology Ron Roma, Ph.D., will assume the role of Associate Dean and Associate Campus Director. As an administrator, Rombs will have primary responsibilities in the Office of Student Affairs and Campus Ministry, as well as subordinate responsibilities in academic, tax, legal, security, and related activities.

The newly reorganized University Relations and Development team will serve to deepen connections with and among the many stakeholders of the University of Dallas, including alumni, parents, friends of the university, foundations, community and corporate partners, faculty and staff, as well as the National Alumni Council and Board of Trustees.

President Jonathan J. Sanford said such a commitment is imperative to the university’s long-term aspirations: the education we provide is critical to our strategy to create more opportunities for our students and alumni. , to nurture the wider community with the riches we offer, and to realize more fully our position as the premier Catholic liberal arts university in this country.

“The University of Dallas offers remarkable intellectual and cultural resources to our community. By nurturing meaningful connections and opportunities for engagement between our constituents and the university, the new Office of Development and University Relations aims to build on the vibrant sense of community that has distinguished UD since its founding,” said Munoz Vetter. “To me, this organization and this name best reflects our philosophy of building meaningful engagement and deep relationships as the foundation of President Sanford’s bold vision for the future of UD.”

Pierre Hatlie, Ph.D., Vice President, Dean, and Director of the Rome Campus, said of Rombs’ appointment, “Ron has been a tremendous asset both as a professor of theology and as director of our summer program in Rome over the past few years. I am delighted to work with him to ensure that UD Rome continues to provide a superb, life-changing educational experience for prospective students.

Aubrey L. Morgan