Appointments & Retirements

April 22, 2015

Paola Gambarota, chair and associate professor, Department of Italian, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, was awarded a Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars by the American Council of Learned Societies to work on her book project entitled American Naples: Cross-Cultural Memories of an Occupation, at the American Academy in Rome during the 2015–2016 academic year.

April 15, 2015

Jesenia Cadena was appointed assistant dean for engagement and recruitment at the School of Engineering, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

February 25, 2015

Phyllis Siegel, associate professor, Department of Management and Global Business, Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick, was appointed senior associate dean for graduate programs and received accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

February 11, 2015

Felesia Bowen Appointed François-Xavier Bagnoud Endowed Chair
Felesia Bowen, assistant professor and director of the Center for Urban Youth at the School of Nursing, received a three-year appointment as the François-Xavier Bagnoud endowed chair in pediatric community nursing. Learn about the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center here and about Director Bowen here.

School of Engineering Appointments
The School of Engineering, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, announced the appointments of Jean Patrick Antoine as director of its honors academy, Patricia Muisener as assistant dean for first-year students, and Cecilia Vargas as assistant dean for transfer services.

February 4, 2015

Douglass's Dean Jacquelyn Litt Reapppointed
Jacquelyn Litt has been reappointed to another five-year term as dean of Douglass Residential College, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, the only women's residential college at a public research university. She is the 10th dean in the history of Douglass, founded in 1918 as the New Jersey College for Women. Litt is also an award-winning sociologist and professor in the Departments of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences. Read more about Dean Litt here.

Camden Assistant Dean James Marino Retires
James Marino retired as assistant dean and director of the Rutgers University–Camden Career Center, effective January 1, 2015. During Marino’s 38 years of service to the Rutgers–Camden community, the career center became a comprehensive resource working with students to deliver services, programs, and opportunities. Marino and his staff have helped thousands of students develop plans and reach their goals. The career center has consistently received positive feedback from students and employers alike and has been evaluated as providing best practice services.  

January 14, 2015

Jasjit S. Ahluwalia has been appointed dean of the School of Public Health effective April 2015. Learn more here.

Ted Baker has been appointed as the George F. Farris Chair in Entrepreneurship at the Rutgers Business School. Learn more here.

Priscilla Pineda has been appointed as assistant project manager in the Office of Creative Services, University Communications and Marketing

January 7, 2015

Carmen Valverde is retiring as coordinator of the instructional program for Rutgers Recreation after 39 years at Rutgers University effective March 1. 

December 17, 2014

Susan Wund is retiring as financial analyst at the School of Public Health (SPH) after 20 years at the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and eight years at SPH.

December 10, 2014

Kat Nathan has been appointed senior community affairs specialist in the Office of Community Affairs, Department of University Communications and Marketing.

December 3, 2014

Mukund Karwe, professor of food engineering in the Department of Food Science, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS), Rutgers University–New Brunswick, has been appointed dean of international programs at SEBS, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.