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Drexel Surpasses $400 Million Fundraising Goal, Ends Campaign Early

Seven months before its scheduled closing date Drexel University President John A. Fry announced the conclusion of the University’s comprehensive fundraising campaign, “Dream It. Do It. Drexel. A Campaign for the Future.” The campaign’s public phase was launched in November 2011 with a goal of reaching $400 million and was expected to conclude in June 2014, but ended early with its goal already exceeded by $55 million.

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Who's Paying for Drexel's New Buildings? A Q&A With Jim Tucker

New building projects are seemingly sprouting left and right on Drexel's campus. But how are all these projects being funded? Senior Vice President Jim Tucker spoke with DrexelNow about the issue.

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Money on the mind: Fry addresses finances at faculty town hall

Dollars and cents were a frequent topic of conversation at President John Fry’s town-hall meeting for faculty at the University City Campus this week, and Drexel’s financial numbers paint an optimistic picture, Fry said.

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How Drexel Shares a 'Family' Connection With a Revolutionary Inventor

Medical-device inventor Wallace Coulter never married, and he had no children. But he does have heirs, and Drexel is one of them.

President Fry Speaking to a Group

Bringing down the 'firewall': Fry updates Queen Lane employees on changes at town hall

With the removal of the operational "firewall" separating Drexel's College of Medicine from the rest of the University looming next year, President Fry addressed the effort to create "One University" at a town hall meeting for Queen Lane Campus employees Monday.

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Learning Priorities At Center of Drexel Students' Education

The word "Communication" on an elevator door at the Hagerty Library is no empty buzzword: It's one of 12 goals, the Drexel Student Learning Priorities, that should be at the center of every Drexel student's experience, according to the University's strategic plan.

Bob Francis

Behind Drexel's Transformation: A Q&A with Bob Francis

As vice president of University Facilities, Bob Francis is faced with a monumental task: the execution of Drexel’s 2012-17 Campus Master Plan. DrexelNow spoke with Francis about what has gone into Drexel’s transformation.

President John Fry

President to Hold Strategic Plan Town Halls

President Fry will once again welcome faculty and professional staff to a series of strategic plan town halls billed as “A Conversation on Progress at Drexel.” The events begin next week.

Joan McDonald to Retire as Head of Enrollment Management


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How is the Government Shutdown Affecting Drexel?

The shutdown of the federal government that took effect Oct. 1 is already causing delays for some Drexel researchers, though student financial aid has been largely unaffected.

Drexel Appoints New Trustees

Drexel University recently appointed three new members to its Board of Trustees. The new trustees are R. John Chapel, Jr., president and CEO of White Hall Capital, LLC, Richard C. Ill, chairman of the Triumph Group, and Robert F. Powelson, chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

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Q&A with Barbara Hornum: What is the Faculty Senate?

DrexelNow checked in with Barbara Hornum, current chair of Drexel's Faculty Senate, to learn more about the organization’s beginning, how it operates, the goals it hopes to accomplish and its role in propelling the University forward.