On November 10, James P. Lentini, D.M.A., President, Molloy University, will be the guest speaker at LIMBA (Long Island Metro Business Action). This event will take place at the Candlelight Diner, located at 56 Veterans Memorial Highway in Commack, starting at 8:30 a.m. The topic will be “The Future of Higher Education.”
Dr. Lentini began his tenure as Molloy University’s seventh president in June 2020. Under his leadership, he established goals such as expanding enrollment and developing new academic programs to meet the needs of students and the greater New York metropolitan area. In 2022, Molloy achieved status as a university. Dr. Lentini led the development of a new Strategic Plan 2028 that sets a path for Molloy to expand its impact and reach as a comprehensive university that offers top-tier professional and academic programs rooted in the liberal arts.
The university achieved record-setting levels of fundraising and grants since Dr. Lentini arrived, in addition to the creation of Molloy’s first-ever position of vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion that aligns with the institution’s history and mission as a Catholic institution in the Dominican charism.
This year, Dr. Lentini was elected to the board of The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities. He also serves as a board member of the Long Island Association and the Long Island Arts Alliance. His accolades include being named to the Long Island Business News “Powerlist” as one of the “60 Most Powerful Influencers in 2022,” the Long Island Press PowerList in 2022, the Long Island Press “A-List” in 2021 and 2022 and the Long Island Business News “Power 25 in Education” in 2020.
In addition to his achievements as a university leader, Dr. Lentini is an award-winning composer and classical guitarist and is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences GRAMMY awards.
For more information about upcoming LIMBA programs, visit https://limba.net/.
* Photo of Dr. Lentini is attached.
Since 1968, LIMBA (Long Island Metro Business Action) has been Long Island’s catalyst for economic investment and improvement, sponsoring lively breakfast forums featuring Long Island business activists and government officials. Its mission is to promote and address issues that affect the quality of life on Long Island. For more information, call (631) 757-1698 or visit www.limba.net.