August

Results from a February survey shows widespread agreement that Drexel’s ties to the city, co-op and employers belong at the heart of Drexel’s 2020-2030 Strategic Plan, now set for release later this year.  Drexel Researchers Receive Funding for Racial Equity Projects
Just over $100,000 was awarded to 22 faculty and professional staff through Drexel's Rapid Response Research & Development Fund.
The Drexel Academic Tower site — a key part of the planned UCity Square — photographed earlier this month. Photo courtesy Wexford and Turner Construction. President John Fry on the Future of Drexel, Philadelphia and Higher Education
Last week, the University’s leader answered questions about the University’s finances and response to changes in higher education, as well as its role in the local ecosystem going forward.
 The chairs of the Anti-Racism Task Force and the co-chairs of its 11 committees have held our first two meetings, and our work has begun in earnest. Update From The Chairs: Anti-Racism Committee Work Is Underway
The chairs of the Anti-Racism Task Force discussed what they've accomplished so far and how they are incorporating feedback and perspectives into future initiatives.
Drexel Updates Holiday Policy to Formally Recognize Juneteenth and Indigenous Peoples Day Drexel Updates Holiday Policy to Formally Recognize Juneteenth and Indigenous Peoples Day
As part of Drexel’s pledge to dismantle racism in University policies and practices, the University has revised its Holiday Policy to designate Juneteenth (June 19) and Indigenous Peoples' Day (formerly Columbus Day) as recognized, annual University holidays.