Feb. 8, 2023

AUSTIN, Texas — St. Edward’s University is proud to announce the Texas House of Representatives and the Texas Senate are commemorating February 9, 2023 as St. Edward’s University Day at the Texas State Capitol.

On Wednesday, February 8, 2023, lawmakers gathered at the Texas State Capitol to adopt a resolution recognizing the long legacy of success at St. Edward’s University, our future and the impact we have on communities across Texas and beyond.

 “We should all be incredibly proud of this recognition for St. Edward’s, and we are grateful to our devoted alumni, members of the Texas House and Senate, and our university community,” says Dr. Montserrat Fuentes, President of St. Edward’s University.

Archival footage of lawmakers adopting the resolution is accessible through the Texas House of Representatives and Texas Senate websites.

About St. Edward’s University:

St. Edward’s University is a private university in the Catholic, Holy Cross tradition with approximately 3,600 students. Located in Austin, Texas, it is one of the top universities in the state and offers more than 55 undergraduate and 8 graduate programs. St. Edward’s delivers a premier, highly personalized education that provides students distinctive academics and extensive internships, research and service learning opportunities on a vibrant and inclusive hilltop campus in a world-class city.  St. Edward’s has been recognized for 20 consecutive years as one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2022-2023 Best Colleges rankings, St. Edward’s remains in the list of top 10 Best Regional Universities in the West for the 4th consecutive year.