RU-N Leadership Team

Office of the Chancellor Staff Directory

Office of the Chancellor
Rutgers University – Newark
Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington St., Suite 590
Newark, NJ 07102

Phone: 973-353-5541
Fax: 973-353-1048

Chancellor Cantor Nancy Cantor
Chancellor and Distinguished Professor of Psychology
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Nabil Adam
Vice Chancellor for Research and Collaborations; Distinguished Professor, Computer & Information Systems; Founding Director, Rutgers Institute for Data Science, Learning and Applications; Founding Director, Rutgers CIMIC; Executive Editor-in-chief, Journal of Digital Libraries
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Arcelio Aponte
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Chief Financial Officer


Marcia W. Brown
Vice Chancellor for External and Governmental Relations, and adjunct professor, School of Public Affairs and Administration
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Sherri-Ann P. Butterfield
Senior Adviser to the Chancellor and Senior Associate Dean of Faculty of Arts & Sciences, and Associate Professor of Sociology
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Shirley M. Collado
Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer, and Associate Professor of Sociology
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Kevin Dowlin
Assistant Provost, Technology and Learning Spaces

Peter Englot
Senior Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs and Chief of Staff

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John Gunkel
Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs and Services


Carla Hailey-Penn
Senior Executive Associate to the Chancellor


Diane Hill
Assistant Chancellor for University-Community Partnerships

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Bil Leipold
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
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Irene O'Brien
Vice Chancellor for Development


Corlisse Thomas
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

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Bonnie VeyseyBonita Veysey
Vice Chancellor for Planning and Implementation,
and Professor, 
School of Criminal Justice


Jerome D. Williams
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, and Distinguished Professor and Prudential Chair in Business
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Philip L. Yeagle (2011-2013) interim chancellor
Steven J. Diner
(2002-2011) chancellor
Norman Samuels
(1982-2002) provost