Leadership Through the Decades

NANCY CANTOR
Chancellor
Jan. 1, 2014 - present
Nancy Cantor Bio

 

TODD R. CLEAR
Provost, Jan. 1, 2014 - present
Interim Chancellor, July 1 - Dec. 31, 2013 
Have You Met Rutgers Unviversity-Newark?: Todd Clear

 

 

Philip YeaglePHILIP L. YEAGLE
Philip Yeagle,  Interim Chancellor,December 2011- June 2013
Have You Met Rutgers University-Newark?: Philip Yeagle

 

Steven DinerSTEVEN J. DINER
Chancellor (this title replaced Provost in 2008), 2002 –December 2011
Have You Met Rutgers University-Newark?: Steven Diner

 

 

Norman SamuelsNORMAN SAMUELS
Provost, Rutgers-Newark, 1982
Have You Met Rutgers University-Newark?: Norman Samuels
A Tribute to Norman Samuels: Celebrating 20 Years of Vision and Leadership

 

James E. YoungJAMES E. YOUNG
Provost, Rutgers University-Newark, 1973
Rutgers University Community Mourns Loss of Its First Provost, Dr. James E. Young, at 86
During part of this term (1973-74), HORACE J. DEPODWIN was acting provost for academic affairs at Newark

 

HORACE DEPODWIN (dean of the Rutgers Business School, 1966-1982)
Acting Provost, circa 1972

Malcolm TalbottMALCOLM TALBOTT
Vice President, Rutgers University, 1966
Hein Online Law Journal Library: Malcom Talbott: A Tribute

Talbott was the last occupant of the Office of Vice President before the title was changed to Provost

 

ERNEST RALPH ZIMMERMAN
Assistant Provost, 1965-66

MASON GROSS (first president of Rutgers University, 1959-1971)
Provost of the Newark Colleges of Rutgers University, 1950-1951

 

 

GEORGE H. BLACK
Between 1935-1945, George Black served the University of Newark, first as provost, then as acting president and finally president.
After the merger, he was named Provost of the Newark Colleges of Rutgers University in 1946, and was Provost Emeritus from 1947-1949.

Frank KingdonFRANK KINGDON
President, University of Newark, 1936
http://www.newark.rutgers.edu/files/history-wechsler.pdf  (p. 19)

 

 

RICHARD D. CURRIER
Founder and President, New Jersey Law School, 1908;
Seth Boyden School of Business, 1929; Dana College, 1930
More Info: New Jersey Law Journal, Vol. 31