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Date: May 31, 2007
Hofstra Names New Dean of Students.
Peter Libman to oversee programs and activities for more than 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students.Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY – Peter Libman has been appointed Hofstra University’s dean of students, effective May 21, 2007, University President Stuart Rabinowitz announced.
An experienced administrator, Mr. Libman will be responsible for oversight of community standards, residential programs, orientation and new student programs, multicultural and international student programs, commuting student affairs, student leadership and activities, recreation and intramural sports, the wellness center and the interfaith center. The programs assist in the growth and development of more than 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
Mr. Libman most recently was a participant in the New York City Board of Education Leadership Academy. Prior to his work at the Leadership Academy, he held the senior student affairs position at the School of American Ballet and other positions at Columbia University, Barnard College and Clemson University in a variety of student affairs offices, including residence life and wellness education.
He holds a master of education degree from Clemson University and an S.A.S (advanced certificate program) in educational administration from Baruch College.
Mr. Libman will be involved with Hofstra’s continuing efforts to improve its comprehensive support network for students. He reports to Sandra Johnson, Vice President for Student Affairs.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students find their edge to succeed in more than 140 undergraduate and 155 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business, communication, education and allied human services, and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 23 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis.