Reports & Briefings

A selection of President Farvardin’s reports and briefings appear below:

Presidential News Brief - Spring 2019

Presidential News Brief - Winter 2019

Presidential News Brief - Spring 2018

Presidential News Brief - Winter 2018

Five-Year Progress Report (2011-2016): This five-year progress report details the measurable progress accomplished during a short, but critical period of time at Stevens Institute of Technology. The university’s strategic priorities of Student Centricity, Excellence In All We Do, Through Collaboration, Impact, and Technology At Our Core have continually guided this journey on an upward trajectory.

The President's Report 2016: The President’s Report 2016 describes the tremendous momentum and steep upward trajectory of Stevens Institute of Technology. Highlights and examples of our progress and achievements in academics, research, innovation and entrepreneurship, student outcomes, infrastructure and our financial position are featured.

Speeches & Writing

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

Hugo Neu Corporation Sustainability Seminar Series: Climate Resilience Through Leaders Forum, Welcome Remarks - December 4, 2019

Op-Ed: Don’t Get Sticker Shock from College Price TagsThe Star-Ledger - July 8, 2019

Governor Murphy Announces STEM Loan Forgiveness Initiative, Welcome Remarks - May 29, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hurricane Sandy Newsletter - November 7, 2012

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

Brain Drain Op-ed - April 22, 2012

The Stevens Indicator

A selection of President Farvardin’s columns for The Stevens Indicator, the magazine of the Stevens Alumni Association, appear below:

Extraordinary Progress in the Past and a Bright Future AheadThe Stevens Indicator - Fall, 2019

The 21st Century Economy Depends on a Strong, Diverse, and Expanded STEM Talent PoolThe Stevens Indicator - Spring 2019

Research Flourishing as Stevens is Driven to Make Life Better for People and to Improve SocietyThe Stevens Indicator - Winter 2019

Arts, Humanities and Essential ‘Human Skills’ of the Stevens GraduateThe Stevens Indicator - Fall 2018

Per Aspera Ad AstraThe Stevens Indicator - Spring/Summer 2018

'Turnaround University': Stevens at Midpoint of its Ten-Year Strategic PlanThe Stevens Indicator - Winter 2018

Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Stevens' Legacy, Society's FutureThe Stevens Indicator - Fall 2017

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

A Home-Court AdvantageThe Stevens Indicator - Winter 2017

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

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

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

Our Great Momentum—And Great Responsibility AheadThe Stevens Indicator - Fall 2015

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

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

Giving Thanks for All That You DoThe Stevens Indicator - Winter 2014-2015

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

Per Aspera ad AstraThe Stevens Indicator - Summer 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

Springing Forward to New HeightsThe Stevens Indicator - Winter 2011-2012

Remembering the Inauguration, with Deep ThanksThe Stevens Indicator - Fall 2011

Unrelenting Commitment to ExcellenceThe Stevens Indicator - Summer 2011

Commencement, Convocation, & Student Addresses

A selection of President Farvardin’s Commencement, Convocation, and student addresses appear below:

145th Commencement Address - May 24, 2017

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

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

145th Convocation Address - September 9, 2015

Orientation Remarks 2015 - August 26, 2015

143rd Commencement Address - May 20, 2015

Accepted Students Day Reception Remarks - April 19, 2015

Announcements

Ways to Support Hoboken First Responders, Medical Professionals, Vulnerable Populations, and Local Restaurants during COVID-19 - April 1, 2020

Importance of the 2020 Census - April 1, 2020

Appointment of Ms. Laura Rose as Vice President for Development and Alumni Engagement - March 26, 2020

Update on Stevens Institute of Technology COVID-19 Status and Precautions - March 22, 2020

President's Message COVID-19 Spring 2020 Semester - March 18, 2020

Update on Campus Precautions and Preparations for Possible COVID-19 Spread - March 2, 2020

Important Information for Your Safety – Register for StevensAlerts for Emergency Notifications - March 2, 2020

Update on Initiatives to Create a More Diverse and Inclusive Community - February 27, 2020

Celebrating 150 Years of Stevens - February 19, 2020

Governmental Recognition in Honor of Stevens’ 150th Anniversary - February 13, 2020

2020 Employee Recognition Awards & Ceremony - February 10, 2020

Annual Strategic Plan Progress Report - Year 7 - January 29, 2020

STevens Appreciation & Recognition (STAR) Awards - January 21, 2020

Appointment of Search Committee for Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer - January 15, 2020

Stevens 150th Anniversary Celebrations - January 6, 2020

Fall 2019 Greetings and Highlights - December 19, 2019

Appointment of Interim Vice President for Information Technology - December 12, 2019

Giving Thanks - November 26, 2019

Reminder of Conversation with the President - November 26, 2019

Reception in Honor of Vice President David Dodd's Service to Stevens - November 19, 2019

Development of Business Continuity Plan for Stevens - November 18, 2019

Conversation with the President - November 11, 2019

Retirement of Vice President David Dodd - November 4, 2019

Corporate Friendly Initiatives at Stevens - October 23, 2019

Fall 2019 Message from President Farvardin - October 14, 2019

Hoboken City Council Candidates’ Forums Oct. 22 & 24 at Stevens  - October 7, 2019

Update on Cyber-Attack and Recovery - September 9, 2019

Appointment of Interview Committee for VPDAE Search - September 9, 2019

New PayScale Mid-Career Salaries - August 23, 2019

Fall 2019 Semester: Returning to Campus and Returning to the Business of Our University - August 18, 2019

Vice President for Development and Alumni Engagement - July 15, 2019

Summary of FY19 Administrative Unit Review Process - July 8, 2019

Appointment of President's Task Force on Mental Health - July 9, 2019