June 21, 2006

Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott Selected to Participate in International Higher Education Forumsland’s 100 Most Influential

Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott has been selected to participate in the Council of Europe’s Forum on Higher Education and Democratic Culture: Citizenship, Human Rights, and Sustainability, held in Strasbourg, France. He joins a select group of approximately 300 higher education experts and policy makers from North America, Europe, and other parts of the world.

The forum is intended to increase the awareness and commitment of higher education institutions to developing a democratic culture and sustainable societies.

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Since his appointment as Adelphi’s ninth president in July 2000, Dr. Scott has built on the University’s rich traditions in undergraduate and graduate education and continues to link the liberal arts and sciences with professional programs.

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Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness.

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More than 115,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, engaged citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.