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Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — April

In this roundup of Drexel events and news, faculty and professional staff can learn about professional and personal opportunities available to them through the University.
During the 2017 Welcome Week, Drexel's incoming class visited the Franklin Institute as part of the University's new student orientation experience.

How Drexel is Updating its Academic Experience

During the last couple of years, Drexel University has made a series of changes to improve the academic experiences not just of students, but also of the faculty and professional staff providing guidance and support.
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Drexel Performance Outperforms, in Top 11 Percent

Drexel University experienced a strong year for its endowment and continues to grow the $722 million pool for the future of the University.
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Drexel Surpasses Fundraising Goal, Raises $120.7 Million for Fiscal Year 2016

Drexel closed fiscal year 2016 by raising $120.7 million in outright gifts and pledges, surpassing the University’s goal by $700,000 and beating FY2015 by $5.3 million. This marks the third year in a row of achieving a record-breaking fundraising total.

M. Brian Blake

Q&A with Executive Vice President and Provost M. Brian Blake

With a résumé packed with impressive credentials in teaching, research and administration, plus a personal history steeped in experiential learning, new Drexel Executive Vice President and Provost M. Brian Blake is equipped to put Drexel’s academics and research on an ambitious path while enhancing the University’s stature as a co-op leader in higher education.
Interim Vice President for IRT and Chief Information Officer Ken Blackney, at left, and Interim Vice President for Public Safety Eileen Behr, at right.

University Makes Interim Appointments for Public Safety, IRT

Drexel made several interim appointments to its leadership while searches go on for permanent replacements.
Brian Blake, PhD

Drexel Announces M. Brian Blake as New Provost

Drexel has named M. Brian Blake, PhD, as the University’s next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. Blake, who comes to Drexel from the University of Miami, will begin his new position Aug. 1.
Drexel President John A. Fry in Drexel's Main Building

Drexel President John Fry to Chair Gov.-Elect Tom Wolf’s Transition Team

Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has announced Drexel University President John A. Fry will serve as chair of his transition team.
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Drexel Board of Trustees Appoints New Members

Drexel has appointed two new members to its Board of Trustees. The new trustees are Richelle Parham, chief marketing officer at eBay North America, and David R. Geltzer, founder/CEO of the Geltzer Family Foundation.
Image of David Unruh, senior vice president for Institutional Advancement at Drexel

GG+A’s David L. Unruh to Lead Drexel’s Institutional Advancement Efforts

Drexel University has appointed David L. Unruh, currently a senior vice president with Grenzebach Glier and Associates (GG+A), as senior vice president for Institutional Advancement at Drexel. He will begin his new position at the University on Nov. 1.

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Who Manages Drexel's $650 Million Endowment? A Q&A With Catherine Ulozas

As any prudent person would do, Drexel has accumulated a sizable nest egg to set itself up for the future. And its $650 million endowment needs someone to watch over it.

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What is Drexel Doing to Address Sexual Assault? A Q&A For Faculty and Staff

Last month, the U.S. Department of Education released a list of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for allegedly mishandling sexual assault cases. The schools on the list ranged from Ivy League institutions to state universities to small liberal arts colleges. Drexel was not on the list, but administrators aren’t taking anything for granted.