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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Jerome D. Williams
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, and Distinguished Professor and Prudential Chair in Business
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Shirley M. Collado
Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer, 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 Adviser to the Chancellor and Associate Research Professor and Director, Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies
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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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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


Diane Hill
Assistant Chancellor for University-Community Partnerships

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Bil Leipold
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
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Sharon Macklin
Senior Executive Associate to the Chancellor


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





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