Spalding University: The World’s First Compassionate University

Worth a read: Spalding University, a Catholic university in Louisville, KY, founded by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, was designated the first certified Compassionate University in the world in 2011.  The charter applauds Spalding University’s commitment to under-performing elementary schools and participation in health screening and disaster relief efforts around the world.  In a recent feature on President Tori Murden McClure, Religion News Service highlighted the culture of service at Spalding, noting that the students participate in 1.6 million hours of service in one year.   To learn more about President McClure and Spalding University, read the article here.

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