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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