SCU Announces New Positions

Santa Clara gains three new trustees and a new vice president of enrollment management.

Former Dean of Undergraduate Admission Eva Blanco Masias M.A. ’11 is SCU’s next Vice President for Enrollment Management.

During Blanco Masias’ 17-year tenure, the University has seen a record number of applications and expanded its national and international reputation. SCU’s undergraduate student body now comprises more than 50 percent students of color, while boasting the highest academic profile in its history and one of the highest retention and graduation rates in the country.

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Molly Joseph ’96
Molly Joseph ’96
Gisel Ruiz ’92
Gisel Ruiz ’92
Kathleen Duncan
Kathleen Duncan

The Santa Clara University Board of Trustees welcomed three new members in early June. Molly Joseph ’96, the CEO of UnitedHealthcare Global; Gisel Ruiz ’92, a former longtime executive with Walmart and advisory board member of SCU’s Retail Management Institute; and Kathleen Duncan, who previously served on the SCU Board of Regents and is the granddaughter of Thomas Leavey ’22 and Dorothy Leavey, whose foundation has greatly contributed to SCU’s campus and scholarship for decades.

From Scratch

The new leader of SCU’s adolescent mental health concentration wants to design better mental healthcare delivery systems to help more kids, now.

Green Is the New Black

Leaders in sustainable fashion shared career advice with student designers at SCU’s popular EcoFashion Show.

Hop 2 It

How do you get from hops to beer? Sustainability interns found out by turning hops grown at SCU’s Forge Garden into “Forge Ahead,” an English-style pale ale.

Racking Up

Tess Heal ’26 is nabbing awards left and right thanks to a stellar freshman year with Santa Clara women’s basketball.