Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor, Global Education and Outreach
The NYU Abu Dhabi Vice Chancellor is the highest ranking administrative office at the University. Working closely with with students, faculty, staff, and administrators the Vice Chancellor oversees all academic, administrative, and operational affairs for NYU Abu Dhabi. The Vice Chancellor is an active contributor to the leadership of NYU globally and a vibrant, visible presence within the intellectual and cultural life of Abu Dhabi.
Alfred Bloom oversees all academic, administrative, and operational affairs at NYU Abu Dhabi.
Dr. Bloom joined NYU Abu Dhabi from Swarthmore College, after an 18-year tenure as president. Prior to assuming the presidency at Swarthmore, he served as executive vice president of Pitzer College in Claremont, California. Previously, he was vice president of Academic Affairs and dean of faculty at Pitzer. He was appointed as assistant professor of Psychology and Linguistics at Swarthmore in 1974, and named associate provost there in 1985.
Dr. Bloom graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University in 1967. He received his PhD from Harvard University in 1974, and holds honorary doctorates from the University of Richmond and Swarthmore College.