Appointments & Retirements

October 22, 2014

Colleen Gross has been named director of development in the Development Office, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden

Patricia Staley has announced her retirement as administrative analyst for the Office of Business Affairs in the Department of University Communications and Marketing at the end of October. Prior to integration, she worked with the legacy University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Public Affairs Department for 32 years.  

Nir Yakoby, associate professor in the Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden (FASC), has been appointed director for the graduate computational and integrative biology program, Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, FASC.

October 15, 2014

Marianne Gaunt, has announced her retirement as vice president for information services and university libraries at Rutgers University Libraries after 35 years of service, effective December 2014. Learn more here.

Ilene Rosen, has been appointed associate dean for student services at the School of Engineering, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Peng Song, has been appointed associate dean for undergraduate affairs at the School of Engineering, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

October 8, 2014

LaToya A. Battle-Brown has been appointed assistant provost and dean of admissions, Rutgers University–Newark. 

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.

September 24, 2014

Gary Aston-Jones, professor and Murray Chair of Excellence in Neuroscience, has been appointed director of the Brain Health Institute and the Murray and Charlotte Strongwater Endowed Chair in Neuroscience and Brain Health.

Salvador B. Mena has been appointed associate vice chancellor of Student Affairs at Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Edna Cadmus, clinical professor of the School of Nursing has been appointed the new executive director of the New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing.

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.