Tuesday, November 5, 2019
MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) announces that the Board of Trustees of the university approved a plan at its October 28 meeting to bring all CBU employees to a living wage of $15 an hour.
“Christian Brothers University’s values are based upon the beliefs and educational philosophy of St. John Baptist de La Salle, who advocated education for the poor,” said Jack Shannon, president of CBU. “Thus, a just and living wage for our employees is in line...
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Friday, October 4, 2019
MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University will celebrate the inauguration of Jack Shannon as its 23rd president throughout the week of September 29 - October 5. Members from all parts of the CBU community—students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends—will join together for various events to welcome President Shannon to the CBU family.
To celebrate CBU’s Lasallian heritage, excellence in education, and commitment to service, the University has...
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
MEMPHIS – The Christian Brothers University Board of Trustees today announced that Jack Shannon has been selected as the 23rd president of Christian Brothers University (CBU). Shannon is a distinguished higher education leader with many years of experience directing not only academic and student-centered initiatives but also public/private partnerships focused on economic development in some of the most economically-challenged communities in the country.
Shannon comes to...
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
MEMPHIS — Dr. John Smarrelli Jr., president of Christian Brothers University (CBU), will be honored as the “Outstanding Executive Leader” by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Memphis Chapter) at its annual National Philanthropy Day Crystal Awards on November 13 at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis. The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is the professional association of individuals...
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Tuesday, November 7, 2017
MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) is pleased to announce the selection of Earnest Duffie as its Director of Human Resources.
Duffie is a native of Memphis and brings over 20 years of human resources and leadership experience. He began his career in the US Army and has served in various human resources roles for industry-leading companies such as AutoZone, Coca-Cola, International Paper, and Time Warner.
Duffie holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and...
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Friday, September 15, 2017
Ron Brandon has been named chief financial officer and vice president for administration & finance for Christian Brothers University (CBU), effective October 11, 2017.
Brandon comes to CBU from the Catholic Diocese of Memphis, where he currently serves as chief financial officer. Previously, he was the CFO of Memphis-based Protech Systems Group, Inc. for eight years, following a stint in the same role with the YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South.
“It is with great enthusiasm...
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) is proud to announce that Mark Billingsley has joined the University’s executive leadership team as its newest Vice President for Advancement, effective August 15, 2017.
Billingsley will be responsible for all of the fund development and unearned revenue-generating strategies for the 146 year-old University, including alumni activities, major gifts, bequest gifts and planned giving, CBU’s annual fund, and grants management.
at Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Friday, May 26, 2017
MEMPHIS — Dr. John Smarrelli Jr., president of Christian Brothers University (CBU), is among 65 presidents of Catholic colleges and universities who recently signed a letter calling upon Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to clarify the department’s practices and intentions regarding immigrants previously protected under the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. The letter urges the secretary to carry out President Trump’s promise last month to protect DACA...
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Tuesday, May 9, 2017
MEMPHIS – The Board of Trustees at Christian Brothers University welcomes three new members:
Cathy Ross is the former CFO and EVP at FedEx, now retired. Cathy has endowed a scholarship in the CBU School of Business and has freely given of her time as a volunteer mentor to CBU students. She holds a B.A. degree from CBU and an MBA in Finance from the University of Memphis. Cathy has won numerous awards including the Black Enterprise “Woman of Power Legacy Award,” the ...
at Tuesday, May 9, 2017