Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., Inauguration

Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., was formally installed as the eleventh president of Philadelphia University on Sunday, October 5, 2008.

Stephen Spinelli

Philadelphia University faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends celebrated Dr. Spinelli’s inauguration with a weeklong series of academic, service and inauguration events – encompassing the theme “Designing the Legacy.”

President Spinelli’s expertise and experience in entrepreneurship, business growth, the management of complex organizations, applied research, curriculum development, teaching and fundraising will continue to enhance and build Philadelphia University’s success in the years to come. The entire University community extends the warmest of welcomes to President Spinelli as he leads us into the future.

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