Adelphi University President Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert in leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and team performance. Dr. Riordan is the first woman to serve as president of Adelphi.
Since beginning her appointment as Adelphi University’s 10th president in July 2015, she has worked with colleagues from across the University to establish priorities in enrollment and revenue generation, campus engagement, and diversity and inclusion.
Dr. Riordan has published more than 60 academic and business press articles and has received numerous awards for her academic and practitioner work. She consults regularly with organizations and is a frequent speaker on leadership, strategy, diversity and inclusion, and team performance.
Dr. Riordan serves on the board of directors of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RMAX) and on its audit committee. She is on the board of directors of the National Chorale, New York’s premier professional choral company, and the Long Island Association (LIA), a leading organization on Long Island. She is also a member of the Long Island Regional Advisory Council on Higher Education (LIRACHE) and is a member of the President’s Advisory Council at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D. will dare you to be extraordinary and share her thoughts on the three things extraordinary people have in common: passion, courage and resilience.