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About Chapman University

» Celebrating the Inauguration of Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D.

Chapman University is pleased to announce the Inauguration of Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D., as its Thirteenth President. The investiture ceremony was held on Friday, September 30, 2016, in the Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts.

Highlights from Inauguration Week


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About Chapman University

As an academically distinguished center of learning, Chapman University attracts extraordinary students and faculty from around the globe. Its ten schools and colleges foster a vibrant intellectual community, and provide extensive opportunities for students to learn, grow and discover alongside remarkable faculty. The University is home to some 8,000 students pursuing bachelor, master and doctoral degrees, and is alma mater to more than 40,000 alumni found throughout the U.S. and the world.

Now celebrating its 155th year, Chapman is known for its distinguishing strengths in leadership and civic engagement, in the arts and entertainment disciplines, and in specialized sectors of technology and science. The University is comprised of its main campus in Orange, California, and the Rinker Health Science campus for graduate health science programs in Irvine, California.



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