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May marks the end of the first year of Trinity students living in the City Vista apartments on the corner of Hildebrand and Devine. Trinity purchased City Vista in January 2017. In an email to the campus community, Danny Anderson, president of the university, explained that the university prioritized student feedback when making the decision to purchase the apartments. “Since I became president at Trinity, I have listened to students. One message that I heard...

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Transitions are complex moments. They include mourning for what is left behind and excitement for what is to come. This spring we will experience a transition as Stephen Nickle, University Chaplain and the Everett H. Jones Chair of Ministry, retires to begin a new chapter in his life after eighteen years of dedicated service to Trinity. I am grateful for him. I am also excited to embrace the opportunity created by searching for Trinity’s next...

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Trinity is currently searching for its first in-house general legal counsel. In January, president Danny Anderson announced the creation of a search committee. Members of the committee include Jennifer Adamo, director of Risk Management and Insurance; Jim Bradley, chief information officer of Information Technology Services (ITS); Deneese Jones, vice president for Academic Affairs; Gary Logan, vice president for Finance and Administration; Claire Smith, executive assistant to the university president; and Sheryl Tynes, vice president for...

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The free expression of ideas is the cornerstone of higher education, especially a liberal arts education. Free and open expression is necessary for the intellectual and personal growth of our students. When a university promotes the practice of free expression, it does not promote or embrace a specific political or ideological allegiance, nor does it legitimize all of the positions in the marketplace of ideas. All around our country, the partisan divide has created an...