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.

Hoops of Hope

From pink socks to non-profit outreach, Santa Clara Women’s Basketball hosted their annual Pink Game to honor families impacted by cancer.

Flight and Food

Birds can be the key to understanding the environment and SCU students are taking a closer look.

Freedom Fighter

After 22 years leading the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara Law, Linda Starr starts a phased retirement.

Internship Incoming

Alex Zhu’24 shares how she found valuable internships through SCU Career Center’s Handshake platform,