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Foundation Day Celebrated at SXUK

08 Feb 2019

St. Xavier's University, Kolkata celebrated its third Foundation Day on February 8, 2019. Hon'ble Governor of West Bengal, Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi was the Chief Guest and Prof. Parth Pratim Chakrabarti, Director of IIT Karagpur, the Guest of Honour.
The Central Library Building named after Fr. Pedro Arrupe, a former General of the Jesuit Order, was inaugurated by the Governor. The Arrupe Building houses the spacious central lending library and a reading room. It will have law and Management libraries respectively. A state of the art studio for the Mass Communication department is set up in the first and second floors of the building.
"St Xavier's institutions belong to a global education network. Jesuit education is known all over the world for its excellence and the high quality they have maintained," Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, the chief guest, said. "St Xavier's University in its second year has 1,100 students on its roll. This is a fast growth. I applaud the Jesuit Fathers for their wholehearted work." Read more...