Dennis Di Lorenzo has been promoted to vice dean of the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) from associate dean for administration.
Di Lorenzo, who also serves as the School’s co-interim dean, shares oversight for NYU-SCPS with Bjorn Hanson, divisional dean of the NYU Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management. In his new capacity, Di Lorenzo oversees the Offices of Admissions; Career Development; Distance Learning; Facilities Management; Finance and Planning; Human Resources; Institutional Research and Analytics; Noncredit Registration and Student Services; Information and Technology, and Strategic Marketing and Communications. As the School’s chief financial officer, he also manages capital projects, including the recent $60 million renovation of the School’s new campus home at 7 East 12th Street.
A 19-year veteran of NYU, Di Lorenzo has held a series of increasingly responsible positions at NYU-SCPS. As a key member of the senior management team, he will play an integral role in the strategic review of the School’s mission, goals and noncredit and credit offerings. That role will entail his driving the development of new academic products that meet the needs of an evolving customer base.
A resident of Harrison, N.Y., Di Lorenzo is a graduate of Fordham University.
About the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Established in 1934, NYU-SCPS (scps.nyu.edu) is one of NYU’s several degree-granting schools and colleges, each with a unique academic profile. The reputation of NYU-SCPS arises from its place as the NYU home for study and applied research related to key knowledge-based industries where the New York region leads globally. This is manifest in the School’s diverse graduate, undergraduate, and continuing education programs in fields such as Real Estate and Construction Management; Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management; Global Affairs; Philanthropy and Fundraising; Graphic Communications Media, Publishing, and Digital Arts; Human Capital Management, Marketing, and Public Relations; with complementary strengths in the Liberal and Allied Arts; Translation and Interpreting; Management and Information Technology; and Finance and Taxation. More than 100 distinguished full-time faculty members collaborate with an exceptional cadre of practitioner/adjunct faculty and lecturers to create vibrant professional and academic networks that attract nearly 5,000 degree-seeking students from around the globe. In addition, the School fulfills the recurrent continuing higher education needs of local and professional communities, as evidenced by 55,000 annual enrollments in individual courses, specialized certificate programs, conferences, workshops, seminars, and public events. The School’s community is enriched by more than 25,000 degree-holding alumni worldwide, many of whom serve as mentors, guest speakers, and advisory board members.