Board of Trustees

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    NJCU Board of Trustees - Members

    Working within the general policies and guidelines set by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education, the NJCU Board of Trustees controls and manages the affairs and conduct of the University, including its properties and funds. As stewards of the public’s interests and needs regarding higher education, the NJCU Board is responsible for executing the University’s mission and establishing the policies necessary to fulfill this mission.

    Rafael PerezRafael Perez, Esq., Chair
    Partner, Connell Foley LLP
    Jersey City, New Jersey

    Mary Williams BennettMarilyn Williams Bennett
    Executive Director (Retired)
    Horizon Health Center
    Jersey City, New Jersey

    Photo Coming SoonCynthia Maner Campbell, Esq.
    Jersey City, New Jersey

    Photo Coming SoonT. Steven Chang
    Professor, Long Island University
    CW Post Campus
    College of Management
    Brookville, New York

    Henry A. ColemanHenry A. Coleman, Ph.D.
    Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
    Rutgers University
    New Brunswick, New Jersey

    Edward P. FowlkesEdward P. Fowlkes
    Principle Partner
    Alliance Construction Group
    Jersey City, New Jersey

    James A. JacobsonJames A. Jacobson
    Vice-Chairman and Managing Director (Retired)
    Spear, Leeds and Kellogg Specialist, LLC
    New York, New York

    Vij PawarVij Pawar, Esq.
    Pawar, Gilgallon & Rudy, LLC
    Morristown, New Jersey

    Photo Coming SoonCarlos Rendo, Esq.
    Mulkay and Rendo, Attorneys at Law
    North Bergen, New Jersey

    Owen Ryan, C.P.A.Owen Ryan, C.P.A.
    CEO - Advisory Services
    Deloitte & Services, LP
    Parsippany, New Jersey

    Joseph F. ScottJoseph F. Scott
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Liberty Health / Jersey City Medical Center
    Jersey City, New Jersey

    Edward Whittaker, Ph.D.Edward Whittaker, Ph.D.
    Stevens Institute of Technology
    Hoboken, New Jersey

    Photo Coming SoonJohn J. Moore, L.L.M., Emeritus
    Barry, McTiernan & Moore
    Jersey City, New Jersey 

    Student Trustees

    Lakeasha L. GordonLakeasha L. Gordon
    Jersey City, New Jersey

    Photo Coming SoonLaQuan J. Law
    Jersey City, New Jersey

    For Board of Trustees inquiries, please see contact information below:

    Location: Hepburn Hall, Room 313
    Phone: (201) 200-3111
    Fax: (201) 200-2352
    Contact name: Virginia Melendez