September 30, 2020

International Wrongful Convictions Day Event

Please Join Us! International Wrongful Convictions Day Event When Wrongful Conviction Visits Law Enforcement When: October 2, 2020 at 6pm Where: WebEx Click here to learn more about the event and our presenters!

September 15, 2020

Don’t Cancel That Class Program for Fall 2020

Leadership Development at St. John’s University is offering its services to all faculty members through the Don’t Cancel That Class (DCTC) program. If you must miss a class due to personal or professional obligations, and you cannot find another...

June 10, 2020

Retirement of President Gempesaw

Earlier today, Dr. Gempesaw shared with you the decision he has made, after a 35-year academic career, and with his current contract scheduled to conclude in June 2021, to retire as the 17th President of St. John’s University. As Dr. Gempesaw noted...

June 10, 2020

Retirement Announcement

I am writing to inform you of my decision to retire from my position as president of St. John’s University at the end of my employment agreement on June 30, 2021, concluding a 36-year career in academia. At this stage in our lives, Clavel and I are...

June 06, 2020

Antiracism Statement from University Senior Leadership

On May 29, 2020, President Gempesaw released a statement expressing solidarity with victims of injustice. In the communication he made clear we must rise above hatred and violence and work towards greater understanding and compassion for one another...

May 13, 2020

Message from the President

I hope you and your family are safe and healthy during this challenging time. As the St. John’s University community continues to experience the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, I write to update you on how St. John’s has responded to this public...

May 01, 2020

Return to Campus Task Force

Like many communities across the nation, the St. John’s University community has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We keep in our thoughts and prayers our community members who passed away, those who have lost loved ones, those who are...

April 08, 2020

Residence Students COVID-19 Room and Board Adjustments

Please note: This information applies to the Spring 2020 residence students who were required to depart University housing due to the COVID-19 pandemic and state and local requirements. Dear Residence Student, We sincerely hope that you and your...

March 27, 2020

Spring 2020 Undergraduate Pass/Fail Option Process

This information applies to the Spring 2020 semester only, given the challenging circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to the disruption students and faculty have experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University has...