He has been the Department Head of Mathematics and Computer Science at Western Carolina University for the past five years. Prior to his tenure at Western Carolina, Dr. Foguel served as Department Head of Mathematics at Auburn University at Montgomery.
Dr. Foguel has published numerous papers and has presented at conferences throughout the United States and around the world. His recognitions include Distinguished Research Professor at Auburn University and Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, among others. The appointment will commence on August 1, 2014.
In his new position, Dr. Foguel will focus on the academic operations of the College including support of pre-major student advising and course planning, as well as support and coordination of the general education programs of the University.
Dr. Foguel holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Illinois specializing in group theory.
About Adelphi University
Adelphi is a world-class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs—College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, College of Nursing and Public Health and the School of Social Work—the coeducational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 43 states and 45 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and its centers in Manhattan, Suffolk County, and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies, in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.