Fresh Leadership

Meet the newest members of the SCU Board of Directors. 

The Santa Clara University Board of Directors elected four new trustees, bringing to 46 the number of people who help set policies and strategy for the University. The new trustees, elected at the board’s June meeting:

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Luis Arriaga Valenzuela, S.J. is an attorney, Jesuit priest, and president of ITESO, one of the most prestigious Jesuit universities in Latin America. He has taught human rights and legal ethics at various universities, including Loyola Law School, Stanford University, Universidad Iberoamericana, and Santa Clara.

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Elizabeth Connelly ’15 is a medical student at Stanford University School of Medicine, where she volunteers with Stanford’s Cardinal Free Clinics. During her undergraduate studies at SCU, she was a Honzel fellow with the Markkula Center.

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Stephen A. Finn MBA ’76 is the former CEO and chairman of the board of Trust Company of America. Finn served on the SCU Board of Regents from 2006-2018 and is currently a regent emeritus. His support for the University includes gifts for Finn Residence Hall and Leavey School of Business.

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Peter B. Morin ’85 joins the Board of Trustees as an ex officio representative as chair of the University’s Board of Regents. He founded and is managing director of Watermark Companies, a private investment firm. He is also chairman of Adopt-A-Highway Maintenance Corp., a company he founded.

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,