The alumni of Delta Sigma Phi fraternity decided to suspend the Gamma Chi chapter at Drexel University June 13 amid allegations of X-rated pictures of female Drexel students being posted on the group's internal Web site. The current undergraduate members have been removed from the fraternity house, located at 214 N.
The last time you filled out a professor evaluation, did you just mark your answers straight down a row, skip the essay portion, and leave class? After you finished, did you feel like you made a difference at Drexel? Administrators such as Donna Murasko, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as Selçuk Güçeri, Dean of the College of Engineering, strive to emphasize the importance of completing evaluations to students.
More than 4,000 students were awarded their degrees in four separate ceremonies at the University's 120th commencement ceremony June 16, which was held in the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Commencement was officially declared 'in session' by Papadakis and University administrators congratulated graduating students on their success.
Bernard Gollotti, senior associate vice president of the Department of Public Safety at the University, is resigning from his position effective the first week of July. Gollotti left Drexel to accept a position as the head of the Department of Public Safety at the University of the Sciences of Philadelphia, according to James Katsaounis, executive director of communications for Student Life and Administrative Services.
Top stories of the spring term: Loan Scandal The New York Attorney General's office brought a case against Drexel University after an investigation showed that Drexel received "kickbacks" of $100,000 per year from Educational Financial Partners for listing them as the University's preferred lender.
Drexel University plans to build a new dormitory on 33rd Street and Powelton Avenue to replace the existing tennis courts behind Ross Commons. The project is currently still in a conceptual phase, and for the first time, a student board attended a formal meeting with the architects during the initial design process.
A year long national search for the new dean of the Goodwin College of Professional Studies ended June 19 with the appointment of Dr. William Lynch. Since July 2006, Lynch has been serving as the interim dean of Goodwin and has been formally appointed by Provost Stephen Director.