Office of the President

Presidential Communications and Publications

Select Presidential Messages

"We owe it to the world to imagine together how our strengths can intersect more profoundly and more efficiently to help us realize our full potential. As a result, I am sure new strengths will emerge."

Aug. 28: Welcome Back Fall 2020

"Recognizing the importance an in-person, vibrant campus community has for students, we are working hard toward a January reopening of on-campus living and classes, while closely monitoring all health and safety trends. ."

Aug. 3: Fall 2020 Semester Update

President's Reports

The 2020 President’s Report details the complexities and challenges we faced over the past year, as well as the accomplishments and progress we made in FY20. The report also outlines how justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, coupled with our Adaptive Strategy ARCADIA2025, will chart our path forward as we create a university for the future.

2020 President's Report: #ArcadiaStrong

Moving the Arcadia community from hope to action, as we establish the building blocks for a strategic plan that realizes Arcadia’s bold vision.

2019: Annual Review of Presidential and Community Engagement

Selected Speeches

Arcadia celebrated the 162nd Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on May 18. Dr. Nair encouraged the Class of 2018 to lead in their future endeavors.

Undergraduate Commencement 2018

Students and faculty were honored at Honors Convocation on April 14. Dr. Nair celebrated student achievement, encouraging them to take these lessons into their future endeavors.

Honors Convocation

At the installation ceremony on Oct. 13, 2018, Dr. Nair delivered his inaugural address to the Arcadia community, highlighting challenges facing liberal arts education, how to meet the educational needs of al students, and redefining what higher education means.

Presidential Inauguration Address