Dr. Susan Poser

Presidential Inauguration

Friday, October 1, 2021 at 11 a.m.

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Kelly Elkowitz Painting

About the Artist

Kelly Elkowitz is a figurative painter whose works integrate abstraction with the figure, as well as emphasizing construction and found materials. Ms. Elkowitz painted this work for the occasion of the inauguration of Dr. Susan Poser. She is currently a junior fine arts major and political science minor. After graduating from Hofstra, Kelly will continue her work experimenting with art and plans to become a full-time painter.

Hofstra's Ninth President

Meet Dr. Susan Poser

Dr. Poser has, for the past five years, served as the provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), a Carnegie Research One university with 16 colleges, including seven health sciences colleges, and over 35,000 students.

Celebrate the Inauguration

Inauguration Events

Hofstra University is hosting a variety of events to celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Susan Poser, including the symposia "Building and Bridging Our Future Together: Hofstra University and Our Communities."

Visitor Information

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