Speeches & Writing

A selection of President Farvardin’s recent speeches, testimonials, and position papers appear below:

Op-Ed: Restore funding to turbocharge N.J.'s research and developmentThe Star-Ledger - August 15, 2017 

Remarkable Progress and the Road AheadThe Stevens Indicator - Spring/Summer 2017

145th Commencement Address - May 24, 2017

A Home-Court AdvantageThe Stevens Indicator - Winter 2017

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Now Thriving at Castle PointThe Stevens Indicator - Fall 2016

#1 Ranking for Small Colleges for STEM Degrees; Confers 2,000 STEM Degrees in May - June 27, 2016

Our People. Our Progress. Our Power.The Stevens Indicator - Spring 2016

144th Commencement Address (Undergraduate Ceremony) - May 25, 2016

144th Commencement Address (Graduate Ceremony) - May 25, 2016

Nariman Farvardin: Those Who Know, Do; Those Who Understand, Teach - February 26, 2016

The Disruptive Role of Technology in LearningThe Stevens Indicator - Winter 2016

Our Great Momentum—And Great Responsibility Ahead, The Stevens Indicator - Fall 2015

145th Convocation Address - September 9, 2015

Orientation Remarks 2015 - August 26, 2015

Producing Well-Rounded Innovators & Leaders: STEM Skills and Beyond, The Stevens Indicator - Summer 2015

143rd Commencement Address - May 20, 2015

Accepted Students Day Reception Remarks - April 19, 2015

Technology: Our Past and Our Future, The Stevens Indicator - Spring 2015

Giving Thanks for All That You Do, The Stevens Indicator - Winter 2014-2015

The Depth and Breadth of the Stevens Impact, The Stevens Indicator - Fall 2014

Small Business Tech and Social Innovation Forum Welcome Remarks - July 11, 2014

Per Aspera ad Astra, The Stevens Indicator - Summer 2014

Progress, Growth, and Planning for Our Future Campus, The Stevens Indicator - Spring 2014

Building a Stronger Stevens, At Home and in the World, The Stevens Indicator - Winter 2013-2014

Remarks for Gov. Christie’s Visit - Oct. 4, 2013

Our Pledge to be "Student-Centric," Efficient, Effective, The Stevens Indicator - Summer-Fall 2013

The Smart Way to Boost Students and the State - June 12, 2013

STEM Scholars Program letter to the editor - March 4, 2013

Springing Forward with Good News from Stevens, The Stevens Indicator - Spring 2013

Stevens Continues Its Rise in 2013, The Stevens Indicator - Winter 2012-2013

Hurricane Sandy Update - November 7, 2012

A Recap of the Exciting Events on Campus This Past Year, The Stevens Indicator - Fall 2012

Testimony in support of S-1229 - June 4, 2012

Stevens 2022--The Future. Ours to Create., The Stevens Indicator - Summer 2012

Brain Drain Op-ed - April 22, 2012

Reflections on My First Year at Stevens, The Stevens Indicator - Spring 2012

Springing Forward to New Heights, The Stevens Indicator - Winter 2011-2012

Remembering the Inauguration, with Deep Thanks, The Stevens Indicator - Fall 2011

Unrelenting Commitment to ExcellenceThe Stevens Indicator - Summer 2011

 

Announcements

Fall 2017 Highlights Video Message - December 22, 2017

Progress Report: Year 5 of Strategic Plan Implementation - December 4, 2017

Update on Initiatives to Create a More Diverse and Inclusive Community - November 27, 2017

The Loss of a Student - November 1, 2017

Compliance Guide - October 18, 2017

$15 Million Endowment from the A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation to Support Scholarships for Exceptional Students from Underrepresented Groups - October 18, 2017

Announcement of Naming of Gianforte Academic Center - September 28, 2017

Breaking News and Recent Accomplishments: Fall 2017 - September 12, 2017

Statement on DACA - September 7, 2017

Welcome and Reaffirming Our Commitments - September 1, 2017

Message from President Farvardin Regarding Hurricane Harvey - August 31, 2017

Guidance for the Stevens Community on Election Activities - August 3, 2017

Strategic Plan Midpoint Update - July 24, 2017

Spring 2017 Highlights Video Message - July 7, 2017

Appointment of Sesquicentennial Committee - July 6, 2017

Appointment of Committee to Consider the Naming of the Gianforte Academic Center - June 26, 2017

Reminder—Conversation with the President April 19, 2017, 1:00 pm - April 18, 2017

Save the Date: OnStage at Stevens presents "When Classical Music Meets Jazz," 6/2 - March 20, 2017

Invitation: OnStage at Stevens presents "Tribute to Broadway," 3/9 - February 17, 2017

Statement of President Nariman Farvardin on White House Executive Order - January 31, 2017

Midpoint Review of Stevens’ Strategic Plan - January 17, 2017

Outreach and Contact with Government Officials and Media - January 17, 2017

Vice President for Human Resources - January 5, 2017

Fall 2016 Highlights Video Message - December 22, 2016

$20 Million in Total Gifts from Susan and Greg Gianforte ’83 to Name the Gianforte Academic Center  - December 13, 2016

Thanksgiving Message - November 22, 2016

Tickets Now on Sale for NJSO Holiday Concert (12/17) - November 8, 2016

The 2016 Stevens Employee Recognition Event - October 20, 2016

Save the Date: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at Stevens, 12/17  - October 11, 2016

Stevens' U.S. News & World Report Ranking & University Progress - October 3, 2016

Welcome Back to a University on the Move! - August 29, 2016