Appointments & Retirements

September 17, 2014

Cailean Carr has been appointed professional research manager at the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Sarah Kelly has been appointed research project coordinator I at the Bloustein Center for Survey Research at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Nicholas Klein has been appointed postdoctoral associate at the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Graham Petto has been appointed research project coordinator II at the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Marie L. Radford has been appointed director of the Library and Information Science Ph.D. program at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, for a three-year term.

James Sinclair has been appointed professional research manager at the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Ross J. Todd has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Joyce Valenza has been appointed director of the Master of Library and Information Sciences Program at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Sean Varsolona has been appointed senior program coordinator at the National Transit Institute of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

September 10, 2014

Lily Young, professor of environmental microbiology and dean of international programs at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, has been appointed provost of Rutgers University–New Brunswick, effective October 1.

September 3, 2014

Christine A. Lutz has been appointed New Jersey regional studies librarian and head of public services at Special Collections and University Archives at the Rutgers University Libraries.

August 27, 2014

Katherine Blair has been appointed web designer at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden.

Nathan Bullock has been named director of off-campus outreach programs in the Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Success at Rutgers University–Camden, effective September 2. 

August 20, 2014

Mercedes Echevarria has been appointed associate dean of advanced nursing practice at the School of Nursing.

Cheryl Holly has been appointed interim associate dean of entry to baccalaureate practice at the School of Nursing.

Vincent Ziccardi has been appointed assistant dean of hospital affairs at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine.

August 13, 2014

Mohsen Jafari has been appointed chair of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the School of Engineering, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

James Mitchell has been appointed assistant coach of men's lacrosse at Intercollegiate Athletics at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Jorgelina Sime has been appointed program coordinator II at the School of Business–Camden.

Terri Smith has been appointed career management specialist at the Career Center, Rutgers University–Camden.

August 6, 2014

Adam Fox, assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at New Jersey Medical School, has been appointed section chief of trauma in the Division of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care.

Robert Palumbo has been appointed assistant regional manager at the Small Business Development Center at the School of Business–Camden.

Gerson Weiss has retired as chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health at New Jersey Medical School on August 1 after 30 years of service. Joseph Apuzzio has been appointed interim chair.

July 30, 2014

Monica Buonincontri has been appointed marketing communications manager in the Office of Communications, Rutgers University–Camden.

Glenn Crooks, head coach of women's soccer at Intercollegiate Athletics, retires after 14 years of service. Michael O'Neill, associate head coach, has been appointed head coach. Meghan Ryan, first assistant, has been appointed associate head coach. Learn more here.

Morris Davis has been appointed Paul V. Profeta Chair in Real Estate at Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick effective in August. Learn more here.

John Oberdiek has been appointed acting dean of the School of Law–Camden. Learn more here.

Merylou Rodriguez has been appointed director of scholarships, housing, and student engagement at Douglass Residential College, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

July 23, 2014

Gretchen Heaton has been appointed assistant dean of first-year experiences and college events at Douglass Residential College. Learn more here.

Ellen Lieberman has been appointed associate dean of Douglass Residential College.

Terre Martin, associate director of public relations in the Office of Community Affairs, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, retires on September 1 after 15 years of service. Patricia Kastner has been appointed associate director, effective September 1.

July 9, 2014

Edwin A. Deitch retired on June 30. He was chair of the Department of Surgery from 1994 to 2011 after joining New Jersey Medical School in 1994.

Bunyad Haider retired on June 30. He was a professor and acting chair from 1991 to 1992 and interim chair from 2006 to 2012 in the Department of Medicine at New Jersey Medical School. He joined the school in 1967. 

G. Reza Najem retired on June 30. He was a professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health and a member of New Jersey Medical School since 1974.

Gerson Weiss, chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health at New Jersey Medical School, retires on August 1. He joined the school in 1985.