Inside FDU Newsletter on the web for faculty and staff blank at both FDU NJ campuses and worldwide
April / May 2014
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71st Commencement Scheduled for May 20
Ceremony to begin at 10 a.m. at the Izod Center, East Rutherford, N.J. More than 3,000 to receive degrees.

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Update, Welcome

College Happenings

· Joanne Chirico
Visit Center Coordinator, Undergraduate Admissions, Florham Campus
· Tarika Daftary-Kapur
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Metropolitan Campus
· John Schiemann
Associate Professor of Political Science, Florham Campus
· Timothy Van Woeart
Instructional and Technical Support Specialist, Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology, Metropolitan Campus


This & That
Brief items of interest

Photo Stories
Events Focus on Healthy, Stress-free Living; Green April at FDU; Third NEC Title for Knights Women’s Tennis; FDU Authors, Artists Feted; Spring Break with Habitat for Humanity; Vancouver Campus’ Global Focus

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Andrew Rosman Named Silberman College Dean
New dean will take office July 1, 2014.

Image: Speakers Clockwise from top left: David Gergen, David McCollough, Steve Wozniak and Olympia Snowe

Speakers Series Announced
Series to feature Madeleine Albright, Alan Alda, Steve Wozniak, Olympia Snowe, David Gergen, David McCullough and Dan Rather.

Image: Photo of Orangerie presented to the Hassans

Fred Hassan Orangerie Dedication, Hassan Keynotes Pieroni Lecture
Orangerie named for Fred Hassan, who then presented Joseph P. Pieroni Distinguished Lecture.

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FDU’s New Website to Debut
Site set for new look as well as responsive design, which will enable it to be viewed easily on various-sized electronic devices.


What’s New at WFDU?
WFDU is changing leadership, as longtime general manager Carl Kraus announces his retirement. Barry “Duff” Sheffield will take the helm in May.

University Honors Program Research Days Held
Graduating students present senior theses April 9 at the Florham Campus and April 30 at the Metropolitan Campus.

Study Opportunities Overseas
Spring trips study theater and hotel management/culinary operations. Summer academic experiences to take place in England, Spain and Japan.

Faculty/Staff Think Summer Classes
FDU employees and qualified family members can explore many offerings.

BD Head Forlenza to Be Honored at 25th Charter Day, PINNACLE Society to Induct Six Alumni
Charter Day marks its 25th anniversary on June 6, event preceeded by The PINNACLE Society induction ceremony.

Holiday and Time-off Schedule
Time off for fiscal year 2014–2015 announced.