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Academic Planning, Development, and Approval

Please contact Dr. Ron Jacobson with any questions, or for any needed information.

The person appointed to this position is responsible for facilitating the development of new academic programs and revisions to existing ones, with particular attention to program registration with the New York State Education Department (NYSED). This person serves as Fordham’s representative to NYSED’s Office of College and University Evaluation and works closely with the Provost, Deans, Chairs, Faculty, Provost's staff and others to ensure that program registration is appropriately monitored for accuracy and compliance. The person in this position works as needed with administrative offices including Institutional Research, Registrar, Admissions, Financial Aid, International Initiatives, and others to ensure the successful registration and implementation of new programs.