A Note from Leigh Ann

Author: Leigh Ann Jacobson

Dear Proud Notre Dame Parents,  

Academics. Student Life. Mission and Service. All are enhanced by a tradition of generosity that serves the University of Notre Dame’s top priority: our children.

The Notre Dame experience does not just happen. Contributions from Notre Dame families support nearly every aspect of a Notre Dame education – both in and out of the classroom – enriching the intellectual, personal, and spiritual formation of every student, every day.…

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Celebrating 175 Years

Author: Leigh Ann Jacobson

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Dear Fellow Parents,


As many of you know, in 1842 Father Sorin, who came to America from France at age 28 with $300, founded the University of Notre Dame du Lac (Our Lady of the Lake). This University, Sorin predicted, would become “a powerful force for good” — and so it strives to be, even now, 175 years after its founding.…

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New! Parents of Alumni Newsletter

Author: Leigh Ann Jacobson

Dear Parents of Alumni,

We hope that you enjoy the new ND Parents monthly e-newsletter! Starting April 2017 all parents of undergraduate alumni will receive this newsletter providing information about important campus happenings, resources, and Notre Dame news—many of the reasons parents remain full of ND parent pride beyond graduation! Our partnership with our parents is very important to us, please let us know should you have suggestions.…

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A Note From the Parents Program

Author: Patrick Borders

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Dear Parents,

It is with great honor that I am able to write to you today with an announcement that I have joined the University of Notre Dame as the new Assistant Director of the Parents Program.

As a proud Notre Dame parent, I know the value of this program! The Parents Program offers an opportunity to show our ND Parent Pride and enhance the overall student experience by supporting programs across campus. I look forward to convening and fostering an engaged, supportive community of Notre Dame parents around the world. 

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Website Redesign

Author: Patrick Borders

We are currently redesigning the website in order to provide you with the best possible information. Please bear with us while we make these changes! Thank you for being key members of the Notre Dame family.…

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