On December 12, 2014,Professor Nicholas N. Kittrie, Chairman of the Eleanor Roosevelt Institute for Justice and Peace in Washington, D.C., and President of PWPA-USA presented a portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt that he had commissioned to the University of Bridgeport. Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, is known for her work spearheading the drafting of the United Nations Declaration on International Human Rights. She spoke at the University of Bridgeport in 1953, and the University has supported the United Nations since its founding. Prof. Kittrie has worked on a number of United Nations commissions related to international justice and peace. The portrait was received on behalf of the University by Frank Zullo, Chaiman of the UB Board of Trustees.
Professor Kittrie is Professor of Law at Washington College of Law and serves as a Trustee at the University of Bridgeport.