INSIDE FDU on the web — September 2008

University Welcomes United Nations Leader at Academic Convocation
Secretary-general presents keynote address; faculty, staff, endowed chair honored.

Class of 2012 Begins Its Journey
1,097 students come from 20 states, the District of Columbia and 29 countries.

New Deans Take Office
Dean of University College and dean of students appointed.

Exhibits and Events at Libraries
Includes national exhibit on Hamilton, College at Florham 50th-anniversary photo display.

United Nations Events Scheduled
Dignitaries from the European Union, Nigeria, Venezuela and Ireland to speak.

FDU Representatives Attend U.N. Human Rights Conference
Global scholars and administrators travel to Paris.

$1.7-Million Gift Received
Campaign for FDU beneficiary of the estate of Valerie Becton Mills.

A Golden Celebration — College at Florham Celebrates 50th Year
Campus hosts yearlong series of events and activities.

Faculty Status Report 2008–2009
New faculty, promotions, tenure, sabbaticals.

Homecoming and Alumni/Family Weekends Celebrate University
Metropolitan Campus, October 3–5; College at Florham, October 10–12.

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Update, In Memoriam, Announcing, Welcome

College Happenings


  • Katharine Bullard
    Assistant Professor of History, Metropolitan Campus
  • Colleen Di Gregorio
    Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator, University Libraries, College at Florham
  • Jeffrey Hsu
    Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, College at Florham
  • Kevin Nolan
    Associate Director of Financial Aid, Metropolitan Campus

This & That
Brief items of interest

Photo Stories
New Plaza, Campus Recognition

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