Xavier University

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The Xavier University of Cincinnati (Latin: Universitas Xaveriana Cincinnatensis ) is a private university in the Roman Catholic, Jesuit sponsorship, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The college was founded in 1831 by the Jesuit Order. It is the fourth oldest Jesuit University and the sixth- oldest Catholic university in the United States. She is one of 28 members of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.

The sports teams of the university act as Musketeers Since 2013 in the Big East Conference in the NCAA Division I to.

Notable people


  • John Gilligan, 62nd Governor of Ohio
  • Henry Heimlich, American physician
  • Paul F. Knitter, a Catholic theologian
  • Boris Podolsky, Physicist


  • John Boehner, Republican politicians
  • Jim Bunning, a former professional baseball player and Republican politician
  • Donald D. Clancy, Republican politicians
  • James Posey, American basketball player
  • David West, American basketball player
  • Derrick Brown, American basketball player