Rockhurst University
In the heart of Kansas City since 1910, Rockhurst University is dedicated to learning, leadership and service in the Jesuit tradition.

Learn what makes Rockhurst University unique, from our outstanding academic tradition to our rich history.


Led by our President the Rev. Thomas B. Curran, S.J., Rockhurst University is rooted in the Jesuit mission.

Core Values Video


Oscar Romero
In November 2014, the seven images painted by Mary Pimmel Freeman, ’07, of the victims of the 1989 massacre at a Jesuit school in El Salvador were easily found and seen. Used as emblems by the Ignatian Solidarity Network during the 25th anniversary of the killings of six Jesuit priests at the...


December 2, 2015 - 5:30pm
Greenlease Library
Join the Rockhurst University Library Guild for a unique evening hosted by Vivien Jennings of Rainy Day Books. Vivien will engage guests in a review of all the books that made the "Best Sellers" list this year. Guests will enjoy a sampling of delicious wines and hors d'oeuvres, and...