The year of 2013 was a year of change and growth for CSB/SJU.
President MaryAnn Baenninger, who has led CSB for 10 years and elevated it nationally, financially and academically, announced in October that she will step down from her position June 30, 2014. SJU alumnus Denis McDonough was named White House chief of staff for President Barack Obama in January. As chief of staff, McDonough oversees the actions of the White House staff, manages the president's schedule and decides who is allowed to meet with the president.
The Record, the student newspaper at CSB and SJU, won Best of Show in the four-year weekly broadsheet category at the 22nd annual Associated Collegiate Press' Best of the Midwest College Journalism Convention at the Radisson Plaza Hotel, Minneapolis. CSB and SJU were ranked No. 2 nationally among baccalaureate institutions with students who participate in mid-length study abroad programs, according to Open Doors 2013, the annual report on international education published by the Institute of International Education
Here's a comprehensive list of highlights for CSB/SJU from 2013.