Inside FDU Newsletter on the web for faculty and staff blank at both FDU NJ campuses and worldwide
September 2010
Freshman Welcome

Welcome Class of 2014
Freshman enrollment increases 5 percent, bringing largest freshman class in 20 years.

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Update, In Memoriam, Welcome

College Happenings

· Peter Burkholder
Assistant Professor of History, College at Florham
· Michael Marenghi
Senior Accountant, Metropolitan Campus
· Jennifer Noon
Associate Athletic Director, Head Field Hockey Coach and Assistant Golf Coach, College at Florham
· Cynthia Radnitz (Bergstein)
Professor of Psychology, Metropolitan Campus


This & That
Brief items of interest

Photo Stories
National Champion Bowlers Recognized at White House; College at Florham Honors Faculty, Staff; Welcome Back Barbecue

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Dreyfuss Building Facade

Summer Update on Campus Facilities
More than 100 projects include renovations, security upgrades, repairs, new seating and computers.

Waving American Flag

FDU Named a ‘Military Friendly School for 2011’
G.I. Jobs magazine places FDU in top 15 percent of universities, colleges and trade schools nationwide.

Group Photo

Global Learners Coming and Going
Chinese, Korean and Thai guests at FDU this summer; FDU students in Japan, England and Spain.

U.N. Building and Flags

United Nations Events Scheduled
Sierra Leone, India, Turkey, Rwanda ambassadors to visit; videoconferences, NGO briefings, more planned.

New Jersey County Map

New Jersey Assessment Consortium Established
Student learning outcomes assessment issues focus of newly formed group.

Silberman College Receives Grant and Gift in Kind
Sydney Needham Foundation and Sony Corporation are benefactors.

Shakespeare Colloquium Focuses on ‘Macbeth’
Tragedy is topic of October 16 discussions with noted Shakespeare scholars.

Politics on the PublicMind Fall Series Features ‘War, Peace and Arms’
Thursday sessions feature John Schiemann, political science/chair, social sciences/history (Flor), and senior U.S. intelligence gatherers.

‘The Story and Scandal of Hurstmont: A House of the Gilded Age’
October 10 Friends of Florham lecture features historic preservationist Janet Forster.

Seed Grant Applications Due
October 6 is deadline to apply for second round of Provost’s Seed Grants.

12 New Books From FDU Press
Topics include the First Amendment, communicology, British film and a wide spectrum of literature.

Academic Convocation
September 22 set for faculty and staff awards, keynote by Peter Woolley, political science and executive director, PublicMind.