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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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Todd R. Clear
Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor, and Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice
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Shirley M. Collado
Executive Vice Chancellor and Executive Vice Provost , and Associate Professor of Sociology
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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 Research Center; Executive Editor-in-chief, Journal of Digital Libraries
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Roland Anglin
Senior Advisor to the Chancellor and Associate Research Professor and Director, Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies
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Arcelio Aponte
Vice Provost for Budget & Administration


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 Advisor to the Chancellor and Senior Associate Dean of Faculty of Arts & Sciences, and Associate Professor of Sociology
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April Coleman
Senior Administrative Assistant


Lisa Condobery
Administrative Assistant


Kevin Dowlin
Assistant Provost, Technology and Learning Spaces

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

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Lincoln Farquharson
Special Assistant to the Senior Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs and Chief of Staff
Special Assistant to Vice Chancellor Marcia Brown


Louella J. Flemings
Administrative Assistant


Janice Friedland
Senior Executive Associate for Academic Affairs


John Gunkel
Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Services


Diane Hill
Assistant Chancellor for University-Community Partnerships

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Irene O'Brien
Vice Chancellor for Development


Gerald Massenburg
Associate Provost for Student Life



Helen Paxton
Director of Communications


Lenore C. Pearson
Senior Executive Assistant


Ben Rohdin
Assistant Provost for Enrollment Management



Jennifer Taylor Smith
Senior Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
Rutgers University Foundation


Lisa Stachniewicz
Budget & Resource Studies Analyst


Mary Tamasco
Assistant Provost for Budget and Administrative Services


P. Denise Taylor
Senior Executive Associate to the Chancellor



Philip L. Yeagle (2011-2013) interim chancellor
Steven J. Diner
(2002-2011) chancellor
Norman Samuels
(1982-2002) provost