- College of Arts and Sciences
- School of Business and Management
- School of Education and Leadership
- Online Degree Programs
The Academic Affairs Division also includes all the resources of the University that support students throughout their careers here: admissions, financial aid, and registrar, in addition to services listed below. All these administrative offices work collaboratively to offer students the appropriate support to achieve a high standard of academic excellence within the classroom.
Dr. Marianne Delaporte
The strength of the academic programs at Notre Dame de Namur University is the faculty who teach and support students in their learning. NDNU focuses primarily on the teaching-learning mission of the University. Faculty continually challenge themselves to engage students in learning. Outstanding teaching is recognized through an award named in honor of Trustee and former Board Chair George M. Keller. Recipients of the Keller Teaching Excellence Award receive a cash prize and are recognized at the annual Commencement ceremony.
Sister Catharine Julie Cunningham Chair for Visiting Scholars
NDNU also introduces students to outstanding scholars from beyond the bounds of the University through an endowment established to honor a former President. The Sister Catharine Julie Cunningham Chair for Visiting Scholars was established in 1980. The funds are used to bring distinguished visiting faculty to the campus. Normally the visiting scholar teaches a semester length course at the graduate or undergraduate level and gives a public lecture open to members of the local community.
NDNU frequently honors long-serving faculty members who retire from the University after ten or more years of distinguished service to the University with the rank of Professor Emeritus or Professor Emerita. Emeriti faculty continue to participate in the life of the University.
Honorary Degree Holders
Notre Dame de Namur University awards honorary degrees as a way of acknowledging those members of the larger community whose distinctive leadership, scholarship, service, or careers reflect congruence with the institution’s mission. Through its association with such individuals, the stature of the University is itself enhanced. (Faculty Handbook)