NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Harrison Central School District Board of Education President Dennis DiLorenzo has been promoted to vice dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) at New York University (NYU).
A graduate of Fordham University, DiLorenzo had worked for NYU for the past 19 years. DiLorenzo will share oversight of the NYU-SCPS offices of admissions, career development, distance learning, facilities management, finance and planning, human resources, institutional research and analytics plus several more. DiLorenzo, also the CFO of the school, will manage capital projects, one of which is a recent $60 million renovation to its campus.
As part of the university's central management team, DiLorenzo said that he will look at the school's mission, goals and noncredit and credit offerings adding that the that knowledge will give him a chance to implement new academic programs as he and the school see fit.
"I have witnessed the university evolve into a global leader in higher education," DiLorenzo said. "The school has grown and I have grown personally and professionally. As we contemplate he future, the university will look to NYU-SCPS to evaluate opportunities for growth and expansion. I will have the chance to help shape the path we take. It is a very exciting time for the NYU-SCPS and in turn challenging and stimulating for me."
DiLorenzo said that education empowers people to change their lives and prepare themselves for the challenges in the future. And DiLorenzo is happy that the opportunity allows him to continue to raise his family in Harrison.
"I also have the opportunity to work for one of the top institutions of higher learning in the greatest city in the world," DiLorenzo said.
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