Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota encountered an unprecedented year with the global health crisis caused by COVID-19. Throughout the 2020-21 academic year, we have worked together and by association under pandemic conditions. Despite the challenges caused by the crisis, we were guided by a solid strategic plan, approved by the board in October 2019. We also pledged as a community to remain “steadfast and resilient” throughout these difficult times. Because we stayed true to our plan and remained animated by our Lasallian spirit, we made significant progress and delivered the quality education for which our university is known. As an academic team, we accomplished much. Read more in our 2020-21 Provost’s Annual Report.