Fall/Winter 2003     
Volume 11,     
Number 2     



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Alumni Play Leading Roles
One reached the summit of the entertainment realm, another rose to the helm of one of the world’s top telecommunications firms, and another, a global pharmaceutical leader, now is Fairleigh Dickinson’s board chairman. FDU Magazine takes an up-close look at three remarkable alumni.

Michael King, who helped build King World Productions, is responsible for syndicating some of the most beloved programs in America.

Next, Betsy Bernard, who rose to the presidency of AT&T, shares with us the secrets to her success: Seven Golden Rules of Leadership.

Patrick Zenner, the chairman of FDU’s Board of Trustees, discusses the current state of and future prospects for the University.





The Tour Starts Here
Take a tour of the plethora of additions and makeovers to the University landscape guided by two knowledgeable students at the Metropolitan Campus and the College at Florham.

A Nobel Meeting of the Minds
FDU students took a course on Nobel Literature together with college students in Beirut, Lebanon, through the efforts of professor Elise Salem, who was undertaking her own literary and cultural explorations in Lebanon.

The Future of the Library
Can libraries adapt to new realities, utilize new technologies and respond to new needs and desires? James Marcum, University librarian and director of FDU’s libraries, considers the prevailing thoughts and myths about the future of the library.







FDU Student-Athletes: A Class Act
FDU Division I and Division III student-athletes compete hard in the athletic arena, but their true victories occur in the classroom.


FDU Magazine Online is published three times yearly by the Office of Communications and Marketing, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1000 River Road, Teaneck, N.J. 07666.

For a print copy of FDU Magazine, featuring these and other stories, contact Angelo Carfagna, 201-692-7025 or angelo@fdu.edu.

J. Michael Adams President, Carl Viola Executive Vice President, Richard Reiss Senior Vice President for University Advancement, Arthur Petrosemolo Associate Vice President for Communications and Marketing, Stephen Kimmons Director of Alumni Relations, Angelo Carfagna Director of Communications/Executive Editor, Carol Kuzen Black Director of Publications/Senior Editor, Rebecca Maxon Editor and FDU Magazine Online Web Designer, Kevin Rau Graphic Designer

Contributors Jon Avella, Mary Ann Bautista, Drew Brown, Mary Donnelly, W. Scott Giglio, Sara Naggar

Photo Credits Berliner Photography, Mark Cap, King World, Shelley Kusnetz, Arthur Petrosemolo

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