- University of New Haven
University of New Haven Motto A Leader in Experiential Education Established 1920 Type Private President Dr. Steven Kaplan Admin. staff 367 Undergraduates 4,300 Postgraduates 1,700 Location West Haven, Connecticut, U.S. Campus Suburban Colors Blue and Gold Athletics NCAA Division II Sports 17 Varsity Teams  Nickname Chargers Mascot Charlie the Charger Affiliations NE-10 Website www.newhaven.edu
The University of New Haven is a private university that combines a liberal arts education with professional training. The university comprises five colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the Tagliatela College of Engineering, the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, and University College for adult students.
Founded in 1920, the university is located in West Haven, Connecticut, which borders the larger city of New Haven and Long Island Sound. In the five years leading up to 2011 the university’s undergraduate and graduate student enrollment increased by 28% and as of fall 2011 totals over 6,000 students.
The University is a member of the Northeast-10 Conference and its mascot is the Charger, a medieval war horse. In 2008-2009, new student applications increased 100 percent. New facilities, including the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center, the new $46 million Soundview residence hall, and the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science which opened in 2010.
U.S. News & World Report magazine has named the university the 110th best regional university in the Northern United States in its annual "America's Best Colleges" rankings.
A number of the university’s undergraduate degree programs have been nationally recognized, most notably the nationally accredited engineering programs, forensic science, marine biology, and music and sound recording, as well as music industry. The College of Arts and Sciences Theater program has been selected to host the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in January 2012.
The University's non-commercial radio station, WNHU-FM, first signed onto the air at 1600 EDT on July 4, 1973. WNHU is broadcast on 88.7 FM. WNHU is acclaimed by many as the best college radio station in the state of Connecticut, and has won the New Haven Advocate award for Best College Radio station for over 4 consecutive years.[when?]
- Patrick Arnold (Steroid Chemistry)
- Steve Bedrosian (Baseball)
- Harry Boatswain (Football)
- Steve Bray (Baseball)
- Cameron Drew (Baseball)
- Vivian Davis Figures (Politician)
- Wayne Johnsen (Boxing)
- Dean Lombardi (NHL general manager of Los Angeles Kings)
- Miles McPherson (Football)
- John M. Picard (Mayor of West Haven)
- Carl M. Rodia (Entrepreneur)
- Michael J. Rubio (Politician)
- L. Timothy Ryan (Master Chef)
- Adrian Serioux (Soccer)
- Tony Sparano (NFL head coach of Miami Dolphins)
- Roberto Taylor (Soccer)
- Dave Wallace (Baseball)
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