Board of Trustees
For a complete list of Adelphi Board members, please see the Board of Trustees page.
Adelphi at a Glance
- The Adelphi community is composed of nearly 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds, including students from 43 states and 45 countries.
- Campus life is diverse, with more than 80 student organizations, including community service, academic, cultural and religious clubs, student-run media, seven Greek-letter social sororities and fraternities and 20 academic honor societies.
- Students have free access to student counseling, career counseling, financial aid, mentoring and other life improvement services offered by the University.
- Adelphi is recognized for more than a century of innovation in liberal arts and professional studies.
- The Princeton Review named Adelphi University a 2010 Best College in the Northeastern Region.
- The University features outstanding programs in fine and performing arts, sciences and communications, an Honors College and premier programs for students who need assistance with the learning resource program.
- Through its schools and programs—the College of Arts and Sciences, Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College and the Schools of Nursing and Social Work—the coeducational University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as professional and educational programs for adults.
- Internationally recognized scholars and artists, including Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec, fill the ranks of Adelphi’s more than 600 full- and part-time faculty.
- The pastoral, safe and beautiful 75-acre campus in historic Garden City, New York is conveniently located 45 minutes from Manhattan, and just a few miles from some of Long Island's most beautiful beaches, parks and cultural centers. Adelphi University also has centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge and the Hudson Valley.
- Adelphi's Garden City campus is a registered arboretum with 60 species of trees and shrubs, including Golden Cyprus and California Redwood.
- Adelphi University features a fully computerized library system. Swirbul Library, located on at the Garden City campus, contains 642,000 volumes and documents, 804,000 items in micro-format, and 24,000 audiovisual items.
- The Early Learning Center provides part- and full-time care on a sliding-fee scale for Adelphi University employees, students and community residents.
- Adelphi has outstanding NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletic teams in men’s soccer, lacrosse, tennis, basketball, baseball, cross-country/track and golf; women’s soccer, lacrosse, tennis, basketball, softball, cross-country/track and volleyball.
- In 2004, 2006 and 2009, the Adelphi women’s lacrosse team won the NCAA championship, becoming the first DII women’s lacrosse program to win three titles. The women’s soccer team advanced to its third consecutive NCAA Tournament in 2004, making it all the way to the Final Four. In 2000-2001, the men’s basketball team was undefeated in the regular season.
- Adelphi athletes have been selected for All-American and All-Academic teams, and have been signed by professional teams. In 2009-2010, Adelphi moved to the Northeast-10.
This page was last modified on January 10, 2013.