Meet President Riordan

Adelphi's 10th President is an internationally recognized expert in leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and team performance.

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Meet President Riordan

An internationally recognized expert in leadership development, diversity and inclusion and team performance.
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Message from the President

An A+ for Student Life at Adelphi

January 2019

Most often, our students tell me they chose Adelphi University for one of our renowned academic programs, expert faculty and small classes where they don’t feel like a number. Some sought our world-class connections to internships and experiences, life-changing opportunities to perform research, and ample room to stretch their creative wings on our performing arts stages. Indeed, the very essence of Adelphi’s personalized approach to learning happens in our classrooms.
The students you’ll meet in my newsletter this month are some of the many who discovered the inspiring things Adelphi has to offer outside their classrooms as well. 
• A welcome home for international students from thousands of miles away;
• An award-winning college newspaper for future editors and columnists;
• Meaningful ways for our passionate graduate students to tackle important issues;
• Greek life for more than 600 brothers and sisters who support meaningful projects;
• Intramural sports for all Panthers—like Frisbee, Bhangra dancing, fencing and more;
• Inspiring service opportunities to give back to the community and make a difference;
• And personal connections, like Raquel and Tomi, who came for all the above and also fell in love. 
We are earning an A+ for our student experience at Adelphi—and it is just one part of the world-class experience that Panthers love about their University. I am so proud of everything our students achieve—both in the classroom and out of it!

All the best,

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Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D.

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