Arcadia UKnighted

Jan 20, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

For Third Consecutive Year, Arcadia Breaks UKnightedTuesday Fundraising Record

On Tuesday, Nov. 30, the Arcadia University community participated in the international celebration of philanthropy with its seventh UKnightedTuesday. With the support of 543 Arcadia alumni, faculty, staff, trustees, parents, and friends, UKnightedTuesday raised $484,049 for Arcadia and its...

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Sep 15, 2019 Jen Retter

Commission on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Established

In September, the President’s Commission on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) was established to conduct a comprehensive review of Arcadia’s policies, practices, and campus climate to ensure each align with the University’s Vision and Lived Values. While the Arcadia community had...

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Jul 15, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Establishes Office of Social Impact and Innovation

Following the release of the Social Innovation Task Force's final proposal, a need to amplify and develop social impact initiatives at the University has emerged in the Arcadia community.  Beginning this academic year, the Office of Social Impact and Innovation (SI2) will be established...

Apr 5, 2019 Jen Retter

Living Our Values
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Apr 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates a Year of Progress

The UKnighted celebration opened with a dynamic video highlighting the work faculty, staff, students, and alumni accomplished throughout this past year under the leadership of President Ajay Nair. “As I’ve said, it is not my desire to merely have aspirational values,” said Dr. Nair...

Arcadia faculty and staff at UKnighted event.

Mar 12, 2019 Jen Retter

Arcadia Continues to UKnight

The Arcadia UKnighted campuswide kickoff meeting on Sept. 20 welcomed 150 members of the Arcadia community to discuss strategic goals and challenges with President Ajay Nair and the Shared Governance and Transparency, Aspirational, and Budget Task Force committees. Throughout the fall semester, the...

Dr. Ben-Porath presents to members of the Arcadia community

Feb 28, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Open Expression Task Force Welcomes Dr. Ben-Porath, Discusses Drafted Principles

“We have an opportunity to see each other and recognize our differences,” Dr. Sigal Ben-Porath, professor of Education, Political Science, and Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and author of Free Speech on Campus, said to members of the Arcadia community on Feb. 22. “We have to create...

Feb 11, 2019 Lisa Stephens

Arcadia UKnighted Event on Open Expression with Dr. Ben-Porath

The Open Expression Task Force invites the University community to come together on Friday, Feb. 22, for an Arcadia UKnighted event, "Freedom of Speech on Campus," with Dr. Sigal Ben-Porath, professor of Education, Political Science, and Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania....

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Feb 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Welcomes Expert of Freedom of Expression for UKnighted Event Feb. 22

Dr. Sigal Ben-Porath, professor of Education, Political Science, and Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, will address the Arcadia community during the Open Expression Task Force’s “Freedom of Speech on Campus” UKnighted event on Friday, Feb. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Common’s Great Room...

President Ajay Nair speaks to faculty and staff during his presentation

Jan 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Draft Vision Statement, High-impact Projects Presented at Jan. 15 Campuswide Faculty Senate Meeting

At a Jan. 15 campuswide Faculty Senate meeting, more than 100 Arcadia community members heard from President Ajay Nair and UKnighted committee leaders on several highly important initiatives, including the University vision statement, the development of Arcadia’s next strategic plan, and potential...

Marissa Deitch leads a group in the social innovation exercise.

Dec 13, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Faculty, Staff, Students “Uknight” for Social Innovation and Freedom of Speech

On Reading Day, Dec. 11, the University community heard from the Uknighted Budget, Aspirational, and Shared Governance and Transparency Committees in a highly anticipated follow-up to the April and September community-wide meetings. In this third meeting, the Budget and Aspirational Committees...

Students, faculty, and staff sitting at tables listening to President Nair speak

Sep 25, 2018 Caitlin Burns

September 20: UKnighted Semester Kick-off