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What is Drexel Doing to Address Sexual Assault? A Q&A for Students

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.

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How Much Does Online Education Matter for Drexel? A Q&A With Susan Aldridge

The world of online learning is changing fast, at Drexel and around the world. What’s in store for the future? DrexelNow talked with the University's new online-education leader for some clues.

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Why Drexel Is Aiming to Become More Efficient

Drexel is trying to reduce expenses and increase revenue, but it has little to do with the current state of its finances. Instead, it's about making sure the University improves its competitive position in a changing higher-education landscape.

Drexel University Announces New Executive Director of Drexel Sacramento

Drexel University has named Michael W. Marion, EdD, as the next executive director and associate vice provost of Drexel University Sacramento. Marion will replace Sandra Kirschenmann, who announced her retirement effective Sept. 1.
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Drexel Celebrates First Graduates From Liberty Scholars Program

In 2010, Drexel announced a new scholarship program: the Drexel Liberty Scholars. The University began awarding 50 full-ride scholarships each year to academically talented Philadelphia high school students from low-income families. In June, 16 of those students will graduate from Drexel, the first class to do so.

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Dr. Nancy Songer Named Dean of Drexel University’s School of Education

Nancy Butler Songer, PhD, has been named the new dean of the School of Education at Drexel University. Songer will begin her term on August 3.
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NYU’s Randall Deike to Lead Enrollment Management & Student Success at Drexel

Drexel University has appointed Randall C. Deike, PhD, from New York University as senior vice president of its new Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success. This new division was developed to better align Drexel’s administrative structure in order to provide the optimal student experience. Deike will start in his position at Drexel on Sept. 1.
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Balancing Drexel's Budget: A Q&A With Helen Bowman

Ever had an idea for how to make things run more smoothly and efficiently at Drexel? Well, now's the time to share it.

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Black History Month at Drexel: From Pioneers Yesterday to Diversity, Inclusiveness Today

Several African-American pioneers passed through Drexel, and an effort to achieve diversity and inclusion continues today.

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Frank Linnehan Named Permanent Dean of LeBow College

After serving as interim dean since September 2012, Frank Linnehan has been named the permanent dean of Drexel's LeBow College of Business.

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Getting the Right Students: Drexel's Student Lifecycle Management Transformation

For years, Drexel's enrollment strategy was all about volume. But leaders say it's time for that to change.

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Center City Campus Shouldn't Be Just a 'Branch,' Fry Says at Town Hall

Too often, President John Fry said last week, Drexel's Center City Campus has been treated as an offshoot, entirely separate from the University City Campus. It's time for that to end, he said.