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On January 24, Briar Cliff announced a $2 million endowment by the Sisters of St. Francis establishing the Sisters of St. Francis Endowed Chair in Theology. The legacy gift is one of the largest in the University’s history and the first time an endowed chair has been gifted to Briar Cliff.

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Briar Cliff University Baseball Announces Field Enhancements

Oct 19, 2020

Briar Cliff University and the Charger baseball program have broken ground on a new infield turf project. The renovation will begin with a new infield turf for the baseball field at the Bishop Mueller Complex, home of the Briar Cliff University Chargers and Bishop Heelan High School Crusaders. The new infield turf is the first and largest phase of a multi-phase project to the complex and is anticipated to be completed for the spring 2021 season...


Briar Cliff Health Updates: Coronavirus

Oct 16, 2020

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Briar Cliff University Waives ACT/SAT Scores

Oct 13, 2020

Briar Cliff University will continue to waive ACT/SAT scores for high school seniors to help ease concerns for students caused by COVID-19. ..


Briar Cliff Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

Oct 2, 2020

Briar Cliff University is excited to welcome new faces and talents to campus. ..


Briar Cliff Education Program Earns Unanimous State Reaccreditation

Oct 1, 2020

Briar Cliff University’s Teacher Preparation Program received unanimous approval for reaccreditation from the State of Iowa Board of Education on September 17. ..


Briar Cliff Community Gathers to Remember Andrea Norton

Sep 29, 2020

On Saturday, September 26, the Briar Cliff University community celebrated the life of Andrea Norton, who suddenly passed away in 2019. The University made a pilgrimage to share the special areas on campus dedicated to Norton...


Briar Cliff Announces 2020 Community Awards

Sep 28, 2020

On Sunday, Briar Cliff University hosted their 89th Commencement Ceremony at the Tyson Events Center. During the ceremony, Jim and Bev Wharton, Sr. Shirley Fineran, Dr. Gerald and Sheryl McGowan received recognition for their significant contributions to BCU’s caring community over the years...


Briar Cliff University Hosts 89th Commencement Ceremony

Sep 27, 2020

Briar Cliff is pleased to announce the winners of program awards as well as recognizing this year’s graduating class of the Honors Program. ..


Briar Cliff University crowns 2020 Homecoming Court

Sep 25, 2020

Jeremiah Glise and Catherine Leonard have been crowned as Briar Cliff University’s Homecoming King and Queen for 2020...


Briar Cliff Reports Enrollment Growth

Sep 24, 2020

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