Dear Arcadia Community,
I want to thank community members who have expressed concern and their desire for the Department of Athletics and Recreation to live up to the values of Arcadia University. The Department reaffirms our commitment to take action against systemic anti-Black racism and to improve the lives of our Black students on campus, as articulated in our statement on June 5.... Read More
The International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) Program at Arcadia University
Statement on the Recent Murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery and the Ongoing Racial Tension in the US
The faculty and staff of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program at Arcadia University affirm that Black lives matter and that we envision a future free of... Read More
The Time Is Now: Long Overdue Radical Change at Arcadia
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 14:15
I write to you today not only as your President, but also as a community member. I feel a deep sense of failure as a leader, because so many of you are recounting stories of pain and agony... Read More
I hope that you are approaching the end of the spring semester with a sense of accomplishment and relief. The way you’ve worked together to complete the semester and meet the needs of our students has been inspiring to witness. Thank you for all of your energy and effort.
I want to share an assessment of our current situation and vision for the fall semester... Read More
We all have been asked to take extraordinary measures in the face of the COVID-19 global pandemic. While it is heartening to see communities come together to support one another during this challenging time, it is disappointing to hear reports of a rise in racist and xenophobic sentiments and actions across our nation targeting individuals of Asian descent... Read More
Governor Tom Wolf today issued a stay-at-home order for Pennsylvania residents in Montgomery and other counties to help limit the spread of COVID-19, effective at 8 p.m. This follows similar orders in other states, which remain concerned about containment and preventing the loss of human life, and extends the statewide school closures another two weeks.
As classes resume this week, I want to express my gratitude and acknowledge the selfless efforts of the entire Arcadia community. As the COVID-19 virus has upended our lives, our community continues to spring into action in response to this global health crisis.
Today begins the next chapter of our academic journey. We are deeply... Read More
Today, March 19, Governor Wolf issued an order that all "non-life-sustaining" businesses in Pennsylvania must close their physical locations as of 8 p.m. Thursday to slow the spread of coronavirus. This order indicates specifically that institutions of higher education are not exempt.
We are writing to reassure all members of the Arcadia community, especially the students we have... Read More
Successfully navigating the current situation we are facing has forced all of us to function with a great deal of agility and innovation. We appreciate the patience and support extended to the IT team that is working hard to provide you with the best possible support and services.
Like most University faculty and staff, the IT team is working remotely to... Read More
Arcadia University made the necessary decision that all academic courses and experiences will remain online for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. In all aspects of the University, our community’s health and safety are central to our decision-making process.
Below are FAQs of interest to the University community. This is not an exhaustive list of questions from community members,... Read More