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Student-loan Giant Navient Agrees to $1.85 Billion Deal With 39 States, Denies Wrongdoing

President John Fry and Drexel were mentioned in Jan. 13 Associated Press and Philadelphia Inquirer stories about student loan company Navient settling in a lawsuit brought by a number of state attorneys general that accused the company of predatory loan practices. Drexel hosted an announcement of the settlement by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

Philly Company Spark Therapeutics Investing $575m Toward Gene Therapy Center on Drexel’s Campus

Drexel was featured in a Dec. 18 WHYY story about a new partnership between Drexel and Spark Therapeutics that will bring a state-of-the art gene therapy innovation center to the University City campus. Through a 99-year ground lease of Drexel’s F Lot, the new center, a $575 million investment, will be located at the intersection of 30th and Chestnut Streets and will create opportunities for collaboration with Drexel and Philadelphia’s booming life sciences community. President John Fry was quoted in the story.

As Campuses Return To Normal, Will College Administrators Heed the Lessons of COVID? | Rebuilding Philly

Drexel President John Fry co-authored a Dec. 1 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion article that considered how higher education institutions are operating during the pandemic. The piece is part of "Rebuilding Philly," a new series, authored by Drexel experts, that explores how to make the city more equitable and resilient following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Drexel President John Fry Steering University Into New Markets as 'Demographic Cliff' Looms

President John Fry was featured in a June 8 Philadelphia Business Journal story about how the University is strategically preparing for a decline in college-age students in the next few years.

A Mayoral Wishlist, Disruptor Edition

Drexel President John Fry was included in a Feb. 18 Philadelphia Citizen story about “disruptive” leaders in the city who would make good candidates for mayor.

Gregory E. Deavens Becomes Independence Blue Cross’ First African American Leader as Dan Hilferty Retires

Drexel President John Fry was quoted in a Sept. 22 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the retirement of Independence Blue Cross chief Executive Dan Hilferty.

Drexel President John Fry Outlines School's Approach To Fighting Racial Injustice (Video)

President John Fry was quoted in an Aug. 26 Philadelphia Business Journal story that outlined Drexel's approach to fighting racial injustice.

Universities Face Financial Impact After Coronavirus Spikes, Students Forced off Campus

President John Fry was quoted in an Aug. 26 FOX News online story about colleges pivoting to remote learning in the fall. The story was also picked up by Yahoo! Finance.

Despite COVID-19 Uncertainties, Drexel's Vision of a Transformed University City Is Coming To Life (Video)

Drexel President John Fry was featured in an Aug. 21 Philadelphia Business Journal story about the University’s partnership with Brandywine Realty Trust and Wexford Science and Technology on development projects in University City. 

Drexel University President John Fry Predicts Pandemic Will Produce ‘Health Care-Like’ Consolidation in Higher Ed (Video)

President John Fry was featured in an Aug. 20 Philadelphia Business Journal story about his insights on the future of higher education amid the coronavirus pandemic.

'It's a Movement': Business Leaders Make a Case for Hiring Employees on the Autism Spectrum

President John Fry and research from National Autism Indicators Report, as well as the Transition Pathways program, from the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute were mentioned in a June 23 Philadelphia Business Journal article about Independence Blue Cross’ human resources department implementing neurodiversity hiring practices.

Drexel University Releases Plan to Reopen Its Campus This Fall

The announcement by President John Fry about Drexel's plans to reopen the campus in September was reported in a June 10 Philadelphia Business Journal story.