President Miguel Martinez-Saenz

Inauguration of President Miguel Martinez-Saenz, Ph.D.

St. Francis College offers a hearty THANK YOU to everyone who attended and participated in the Inauguration Events.

Please find below videos and photos as well as links to additional photos.

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Inaugural Events in Pictures

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Colleges and universities across New York and around the world have sent congratulatory messages for President Miguel Martinez-Saenz, Ph.D.

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With more than 17 years of academic and leadership experience, St. Francis College is proud to celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Miguel Martinez-Saenz as the College’s 19th President in the institution's 160 year history.

A rising leader at multiple institutions in the Midwest, Dr. Martinez-Saenz comes to Brooklyn Heights with a dedication to student access, retention and success; supported by a keen understanding of the changing landscape of college education. Learn more about President Miguel Martinez-Saenz.

"It is very easy for us to say things. It’s much more difficult for us to be living examples of our values. We must learn to live in a complex and ever-changing world, endeavoring to understand more fully the pressing issues of our day, and we must make a concerted effort to be living examples of mercy, compassion and hospitality."


Hotel Accommodations

For guests attending the inauguration from out of town: a courtesy room block has been arranged at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge (718-246-7000), 333 Adams Street for Friday, January 26th, Saturday, January 27th and Sunday, January 28th.

The inauguration rate is $189 per night (excluding taxes). Guest reservations must be made by Friday, December 29, 2017.

To reserve rooms online, please visit:

Directions to SFC

Letters of Congratulations & Citation Submission

An Open House Welcome From President Martinez-Saenz