Jerry Hultin, President, Polytechnic Institute of NYU
Posted December 8th, 2009
NYU Abu Dhabi, the first comprehensive liberal arts campus established by a major U.S. research university, officially opened the doors to its Downtown Campus on December 7, 2009 in a dedication ceremony that featured His Highness Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, His Excellency Khaldoon Al Mubarak, chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority, NYU President John Sexton and Alfred Bloom, vice chancellor of NYU Abu Dhabi.
NYU Tandon School of Engineering President Jerry Hultin and Sunil Kumar, graduate dean and associate provost, were also at the ceremony. The School of Engineering is developing and will help to run the school’s engineering activities. Kumar is directing the School of Engineering's involvement on the new campus.
The school’s first class of students will arrive in August 2010.
Read the Press Release: NYU Abu Dhabi Opens Doors to Downtown Campus
Visit NYU Abu Dhabi's web site for additional information.