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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 President Appointed to NAICU

Dec 11, 2019

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) has appointed Briar Cliff University President, Rachelle Karstens, to serve on the Committee on Tax Policy beginning in 2020...


Briar Cliff University Recognized for 5 Top Degree Programs in the U.S.

Dec 10, 2019

Briar Cliff University has been awarded top ranking status for multiple degree programs by Intelligent.com. Briar Cliff University was listed amongst hundreds of other competing institutions across the nation...


Eastern Iowa Community Colleges and Briar Cliff University Join Forces to Provide New Opportunities to Social Work Students

Nov 25, 2019

Briar Cliff University and Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) have entered into an exciting new agreement, allowing EICC graduates to seamlessly transfer to Briar Cliff University’s online Bachelor of Social Work Program. ..


BCU Music Department presents “A Briar Cliff Christmas”

Nov 15, 2019

The Briar Cliff University music department presents the annual “A Briar Cliff Christmas” on December 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Our Lady of Grace Chapel on Briar Cliff’s campus. ..


Briar Cliff History Professor Publishes Chapter

Nov 11, 2019

Briar Cliff University History professor recently published a chapter in the book entitled “Firsting in the Early-Modern Atlantic World.” ..


Briar Cliff Inducts New Faculty to Emeriti Status

Nov 8, 2019

Briar Cliff University is proud to welcome former faculty members, Candice Coffin and Herbert Kuehne into emeriti status...


Briar Cliff professor named “11 Under 40” in Siouxland Magazine

Oct 16, 2019

Nathan Probasco, history professor and honors program director from Briar Cliff University has been named one of Siouxland Magazine’s “11 Under 40.” ..


Student Blog: 10 Things To Do Around Sioux City Over Fall Break

Oct 11, 2019

Happy Fall Break Chargers! Too far away from home? There's plenty to do around Sioux City! ..


Briar Cliff Music Department presents Faculty Recital – Jeremy Owens

Oct 4, 2019

The Department of Music at Briar Cliff University will present “Faculty Recital – Dr. Jeremy Owens: People, Places, and Things” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15 in Meis Recital Hall. ..


Spanish professor authors chapter

Oct 2, 2019

Assistant professor of Spanish, Dr. Wilfrido Suárez recently published a chapter in the book Fronteras Globales (Global Borders)...