Distinguished Faculty Award for Service Presented to Anthony Adrignolo
Teaneck, NJ (October 4, 2004) — Fairleigh Dickinson University honored Anthony Adrignolo, associate professor of engineering technology and director of graduate and preprofessional advising, Metropolitan Campus, with the Distinguished Faculty Award for Service on September 29, 2004.
Adrignolo’s citation described him as a “success in every sense of the word,” who was honored for contributing his service to so many endeavors “and for becoming a person whose value knows no limits.”
A graduate of the University, Adrignolo has taught for 42 consecutive years as an engineering faculty member. He also has served as chairman of industrial engineering and management science for 13 years, director of pre-professional studies for seven years and is currently the director of aeromotive enterprise studies.
Active in many voluntary roles throughout the University, he has served as faculty leader, president and vice president of the University Senate; a member of the Board of Trustees’ Facilities and Planning Committee, the University Planning and Budget Committee and the Campus Strategic Planning Committee; and chair of the Educational Policies Committee and the College Personnel Review Committee.
In 1997, he was elected the first speaker of the faculty assembly. He also was a member of and chair of several search-and-screen committees, including the committee that selected President J. Michael Adams.
Active in many voluntary pursuits, he has served Hackensack University Medical Center as the only lay representative to the Patient Education Committee. And, he is a member of the Bergen County Medical Society’s judicial committee. He also represents the University on the Teaneck Advisory Board on Community Relations.