John Fry

Drexel University President's Blog

Month: September 2017

Welcome back Drexel students

This is an exciting time to be on a vibrant university campus in the middle of a bustling city that is home to such rich history and innovation. Drexel University has a lot to offer. That’s why I encouraged students to take advantage of their time here in an op-ed published in The Triangle.    

Crossroads to the world

One my favorite times of year is Convocation, when we welcome everyone back to campus. In addition to many new developments on campus, this year’s speech underscored Drexel’s efforts to connect students to the world locally and globally. Continue reading

Philadelphia has what Amazon wants

Amazon is looking for a location to build a second headquarters. Philadelphia plans to submit a bid. The Philadelphia Inquirer business section graciously allowed me to make a pitch for why Philadelphia and Amazon are a perfect fit. Continue reading

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