FDU News

FDU selects provost as next president

The Board of Trustees of Fairleigh Dickinson University is pleased to announce that Dr. Christopher A. Capuano, currently the University provost and senior vice president for academic affairs and the University’s second ranking officer, has been appointed the University’s next president. Capuano, 57, will serve as president-elect during the 2015-2016 academic year and will become the University’s eighth president on July 1, 2016, when current President Sheldon Drucker will retire.

Hospitality ranks high

FDU's International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management was recently listed among the top 25 hospitality programs in the country by SuccessfulStudent.org.

New CCM-FDU partnership

Affordability and accessibility: the FDU and County College of Morris agreement enables easier transfers, upon completition of an associate degree, and offers lower tuition rates.

IAUP celebrates golden anniversary

Fifty years after Peter Sammartino convened the first meeting of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), the organization returned to its roots, celebrating its 50th anniversary at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Wroxton College and Oxford University’s Trinity College, from May 22 to 24.

Think Summer!

There is still time to enroll in summer classes! Classes are offered in most subject areas on both N.J. campuses. The final start date is July 26.

From Russia with love: FDU student Elona Bilovol studies abroad



Originally, she planned to study abroad in France. Russia wasn’t even in contention. Then Elona Bilovol had a series of conversations with an acquaintance that changed the course of her undergraduate studies, setting her on a path to study abroad in Russia

FDU dedicates Daniel and Martina Lewis Center for Healthcare Innovation and Technology

Members of the Fairleigh Dickinson University community gathered to unveil the Daniel and Martina Lewis Center for Healthcare Innovation and Technology on Tuesday, June 2. Initiated by a $1-million gift from alumnus and University trustee Daniel Lewis, MBA ’76, and his wife Martina, the academic center — housed within the School of Pharmacy — will foster collaboration among healthcare education leaders from within and outside of the University.

President Drucker to retire in 2016

On June 3, 2015, Sheldon Drucker, president of Fairleigh Dickinson University, announced that he will retire at the end of the 2015–16 academic year. Drucker was appointed president in 2013, but served for two years prior to that as acting and interim president and previously served the University for 15 years as chief financial officer and chief operating officer.

Charter Day celebrated


The gala honored Mark W. Harris of ELS Educational Services and raised over $500,000 for scholarships. Six prominent alums were inducted into the PINNACLE Society.
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