April 7, 2009

Richard A. Greenawalt, Chairman
Drexel University
University City Main Campus
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Dear Chairman Greenawalt,

It is with sadness I learned of the passing of President Papadakis. My condolences to the entire Drexel family. I got to know Taki a number of years ago, and was impressed by his energy and vision for what could be. His accomplishments at Drexel are legendary, from starting a law school to acquiring a medical school to growing Drexel on all fronts. Drexel and Taki have been partners with NJIT on a number of initiatives. We will miss him, as I know will the Drexel community.

Sincerely,

Robert A. Altenkirch

Robert A. Altenkirch
President

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