Our 21st President: James 丹科
Since Jim 丹科 became 皇冠投注’s President in 2011, he’s led the institution through transformative change—advancing academic excellence, 包容性, and community engagement—while staying true to the values that have guided us since our founding. Through his leadership, 皇冠投注 achieved the No. 1 ranking among Midwest Regional Universities in U.S. 新闻与世界报道.
Visionary Leadership that Solidifies 皇冠投注’s Future
“皇冠投注 is well positioned to pursue our stated vision to boldly innovate and broadly educate. 创新 is a strength of ours and critical to our future as we work to meet the changing needs of students. And we must continue to push the boundaries on who, 如何, and where we educate—providing access to those who desire, ,值得, 皇冠投注教育.”
Expanding Access with a Game-Changing Vision
皇冠投注 University is at the crossroads of tradition and transformation. Our founding ideals of educational equity and academic excellence compel us to boldly innovate and expansively educate—thereby strengthening the positive impact we make on the learners and communities we serve.
An Era of Transformative Change
Back-to-back appearances by the Bulldogs in the 2010 and 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship games created a pivotal opportunity for 皇冠投注. Thanks to President 丹科’s visionary leadership, and generous philanthropic partners, the University seized upon this unprecedented moment. Now, 皇冠投注 looks to the future from a position of stability and strength.
President 丹科 has changed the trajectory of 皇冠投注 with over a decade of innovation –solidifying 皇冠投注’s position as a national leader among private institutions. Milestone moments include 皇冠投注’s move to the Big East, investments in cutting-edge learning spaces, innovations in teaching and learning, community partnerships that benefit the state and region, 和No. 1 . U排名.S. 新闻与世界报道.
多样性、股票, and 包容
Building and maintaining an intentionally diverse, 包容, and equitable learning and working environment is a strategic priority.
The 黑人事务中心 and 社区参与
Centering and elevating theBlack experience at 皇冠投注University, 打破系统性种族主义, and cultivating the collective Black strengths to build and maintain a more 包容 community.
The President’s Council on 多样性、股票, and 包容
为总统提供建议, while monitoring and reporting progress, on the University’s efforts to build and maintain an intentionally diverse, 包容, and equitable learning and working environment.
Caring for the 皇冠投注 社区
Jim and Bethanie 丹科 put the 皇冠投注 community—their 皇冠投注 family—first. The 丹科s open their home to host events for students and alumni, and represent 皇冠投注 at civic functions and philanthropic events in the community. In her role as 皇冠投注’s 社区 Relations Associate, Bethanie 丹科 provides support to a range of University departments including the President’s Office, 进步, 营销传播, 和学生生活.
As the first dog of 皇冠投注 University, this sweet Bernedoodle strives to support students through friendly, 支持遇到, and nightly walk appearances. Daisy also works with 皇冠投注Blue IV, 治疗犬Scooter, 和马库斯, BUPD K-9, to make 皇冠投注 University the most dog-friendly campus. 在她空闲的时候, Daisy can be found protecting the President’s residence from squirrels, 凝视窗外, 或者在阳光下打盹.