has named Christopher A. Capuano as its new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, the University announced Wednesday.
“Dr. Capuano is a highly regarded colleague and leader in our academic community, bringing to this position a distinguished record of academic achievement, a deep understanding of the many facets of university life and a superb reputation as an educator, academic administrator and leader for all that enhances student learning and advances the University’s academic mission,” FDU President J. Michael Adams said in a news release.
Capuano has been with the University for more than 20 years in both faculty and administrative positions. Most recently, he served as vice provost for international affairs, overseeing the University’s global initiatives. He was instrumental in the creation of FDU’s Vancouver, Canada, campus, the release said.
He has also served as a faculty member and director of the School of Psychology at the Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck. He holds a Ph.D in biopsychology from the City University of New York.
Capuano will begin his new post as the University’s top academic officer July 1.