Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is 1 of only 50 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private, not-for-profit institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education's criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution. We have approximately 24,000 students, 172,000 alumni, a sprawling, 314-acre Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus and a presence throughout Florida, the U.S. and nine countries around the world. Through five decades of explosive growth, our reputation for academic excellence and innovation continues to flourish. NSU offers a vast number of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees through our 16 colleges in the fields of Business, Dental Medicine, Education, Engineering and Computing, Arts, Humanities,and Social Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Psychology, and Natural Sciences and Oceanography.
Dr. Anthony J. DeNapoli is the Associate Dean of International Affairs, Senior International Officer and Professor of Education and Global Leadership at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Dr. DeNapoli is the recipient of multiple awards, and has been recognized at the local, state, national, and international levels for his leadership in international education. He is a frequent presenter at conferences across the globe, speaks several languages, and has visited 96 countries.
Dr. DeNapoli is committed to making a difference in the lives of the students and faculty with whom he works on a daily basis. He believes that all students and faculty must develop a “global mindset” in order to succeed in today’s interdependent world.