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Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., President of St. John’s University has been named by Crain’s New York Business to its list of “People to Watch in Higher Education.”  The list includes presidents and other senior administrators who are successfully leading their New York based institutions during a time of unprecedented change in the higher education landscape.

In the article appearing in the September 22, 2014 issue of Crain’s, Dr. Gempesaw addresses several topics including ensuring the success of all St. John’s students, enrollment, and  the need to incorporate advanced technology in education, saying “The question for us at St. John’s is how to keep pace with technological innovation and adopt  new methods that advance learning.”

Read the complete article here.

Joining Dr. Gempesaw on the list is: Mary Boyce, Dean, Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science; Rudolph Crew, President, Medgar Evers College; Ricardo Fernandez, President, Lehman College; Stephen F. Friedman, President, Pace University; Cheryl Healton, Director, Global Institute of Public Health, New York University; Alan Kadish, President, Touro College and University System; James Milliken, Chancellor, City University of New York; Donna Rapaccioli, Dean, Fordham Schools of Business; and Lawrence Smith, President, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.