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Sep 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

President Nair on Chronicle of Higher Ed Panel

The Chronicle of Higher Education has tapped President Ajay Nair to serve on an industry panel on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m.  President Nair will be a panelist for the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “What It Takes to Be a Student-Centered Institution Now.” The panel also includes Allison...

Arcadia President Ajay Nair outside Grey Towers Castle

Aug 25, 2020 Caitlin Burns

President Nair Named Minority Business Leader by Philadelphia Business Journal

Arcadia University President Ajay Nair has been named a 2020 Minority Business Leader by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The award recognizes the Philadelphia region's top minority business leaders based on demonstrated business success over the past 12 to 18 months. Dr. Nair is the first...

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Aug 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

SI2 Reflects on 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

After decades of fighting for women’s suffrage, the 19th Amendment was ratified on Aug. 18, 1920, granting women the right to vote. A committee of social justice-minded citizens, which included Helen Keller and Jane Addams, founded the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to protect freedom of...

Presidential Message: June 11, 2020

The Time Is Now: Long Overdue Radical Change at Arcadia
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 14:15

Dear Community,

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

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Presidential Message: June 1, 2020

Radical Change Is Necessary: No Justice, No Peace
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 14:15

 

Dear Arcadia Community, 

Over the weekend, images of uprisings and rebellion in Philadelphia and around the nation filled our social media feeds and television screens. Sadly... Read More

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President Nair with the 22 Sixers jersey, surrounded by family

Dec 11, 2019 Caitlin Burns

President Nair Honored at Sixers Game during Indian American Heritage Night

Arcadia University President Ajay Nair was honored by the Philadelphia 76ers during a pregame ceremony on Dec. 7 as part of the team’s sixth annual Indian American Heritage Night.  With his wife, Paayal Nair, and their children, Krishna and Rani Nair, Dr. Nair was presented with a...

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Oct 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Chronicle of Higher Education Highlights Dr. Nair’s Dedication to Diversity

President Ajay Nair was featured in the Oct. 6 Chronicle of Higher Education for his dedication to diversifying higher education. Following his op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Chronicle spotlighted the University’s recent increase in racial and gender diversity in its administration...

Students learn about voter support in training session

Oct 10, 2019 Caitlin Burns

SI² Encourages Students to Have Voices Heard This Election Season

Arcadia students can register to vote on campus throughout the year. The Office of Social Impact and Innovation (SI2) is providing supportive services in Blankley Hall to help community members through the process of registering to vote with or without a party affiliation. SI2 hosted Jihad...

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Oct 4, 2019 Jen Retter

Five Appointed to President's Cabinet

This year, the University appointed five individuals to leadership positions at Arcadia, solidifying the chief academic, development and alumni engagement, information technology, and finance roles, as well as a new position for strategic initiatives. Dr. Jeff Rutenbeck, provost and senior vice...