Dr. Julian Pleasants



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Fischler School of Education, Dr. Wells Singleton, adjuncts, cluster, international, China, lawsuit, diploma mill, international education, physical presence, North Miami Beach, Human Services, Ph.D., Graduate Teacher Education Program, Instruction Technology Distance Education, Bahamas, Jamaica, Belize, Bermuda, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Greece, Italy, Jamaica, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Turks and Caicos, U.K, curriculum, health sciences, Shanghai, centralization, Latin America, financial aid, Ray Ferrero, Abe Fischler, George Hanbury, American University,

Interviewee(s) Bio

Dr. Anthony DeNapoli was appointed as the Executive Direcotr of the Office of International Affairs at Nova Southeastern University on August 18, 2010. Prior to this appointment, DeNapoli served as the Dean of International Affairs for NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services. During his tenure in that position, he was involved in growing NSU’s international partnerships from just Panama, Jamaica and the Bahamas to at least 18 additional countries ranging from Italy to Malaysia. Now, NSU faculty and students are engaged in projects in more than 54 countries, with more than 2,200 students from 106 nations taking NSU classes at the Fort Lauderdale-Davie main campus or in cluster cohorts in their home countries.


This series of interviews was conducted by Dr. Julian Pleasants during the period of 2009-2012 for research in compiling the 50th Anniversary book, The Making of Nova Southeastern University: A Tradition of Innovation, 1964-2014. To read more about the completed book, click here.

Host Institution

Nova Southeastern University - NSU Archives

Archives Location

NSU Archives, Row B, 5, 6.

Format Type

Audio CD

Length of Audio/Video

1:39:08 minutes

File Size

90.7 MB

Number of Copies

1 copy

Date Digitized

May 2016


Education | Educational Administration and Supervision | Educational Leadership | Higher Education | Higher Education Administration | History | Public History


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Interview with Dr. Anthony DeNapoli - Exec. Dir. Office of International Affairs