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Jens Frederiksen, Ph.D.

Jens Frederiksen Elected as University of New Haven's Seventh President

Jens Frederiksen, Ph.D., who earned six degrees from Vanderbilt University, joins the University of New Haven from Fisk University, an elite HBCU in Nashville, Tennessee, where he served as executive vice president of institutional advancement and enrollment management.

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At the University of New Haven, everything from our distinguished academic programs to our professors’ commitment to fostering professional development is designed to propel students into their careers. Our unique educational approach provides students with the skills, tactical experience, and network to become tomorrow’s pioneers.

At the University of New Haven, everything from our distinguished academic programs to our professors’ commitment to fostering professional development is designed to propel students into their careers. Our unique educational approach provides students with the skills, tactical experience, and network to become tomorrow’s pioneers.

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Dr. Frederiksen

Watch President-Elect Frederiksen Discuss Higher Education in America on LiveNOW from Fox

Jens Frederiksen, Ph.D., will appear on LiveNOW from Fox on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 8:45 a.m. EST with Jeane Franseen to discuss the state of higher education in America.

Charger Nation News
IN THE MEDIA
Vahid Behzadan

CNN Newsource – Vahid Behzadan, assistant professor of cybersecurity; data and computer science; computer, and electrical engineering; and director of the SAIL Lab, discusses online scams that take advantage of people on dating sites by asking for money or credit card information. The scams are becoming very sophisticated.

Karl Minges

Fox News San Jose – Karl Minges, assistant professor of public health, discusses the economic pressures on hospital administrators who may be forced to cut healthcare services to their facilities.

THE CHARGER BLOG
Emily Verge ’24,

Whether she was cheering for her fellow Chargers on the soccer field, helping her classmates learn physics, or playing the keyboard in a band, Emily Verge ’24 has great memories of her time as a Charger. She’s looking forward to many more as she completes her bachelor’s degree and continues her education at the University.

Adedayo Adekola ’24 MPH, Eavann Shanahan ’27, and Diane Polo ’21 MPH at the Campus Pantry.

Through collaborations with departments at the University and external organizations, the University’s Campus Pantry is continuing to grow, supporting the health and well-being of students while cultivating a sense of community.



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Mechanical Engineering Major shares her excitement to inspire young women in engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Major reflects on the opportunity to be a part of the mission of Women in Engineering

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