ROI Influencers: Higher Education — Deans and directors (M-Z)

Bernard McSherry Founding dean, School of Business New Jersey City University As a former business leader, entrepreneur and governor of the New York Stock Exchange, McSherry brings real-world experience while grooming the next generation of business leaders...

ROI Influencers: Higher Education — College presidents, on the honor roll

Nancy Cantor Chancellor Rutgers University-Newark Cantor, the longtime chancellor at Rutgers-Newark, has been a longtime leader on diversity, equity and inclusion. She has made Rutgers-Newark an anchor in the city, respected by government and the business community. Kate...

ROI Influencers: Higher Education — Education associations

Marie Blistan President NJEA So much of the success — and future success — of the state’s higher education system is built on the country’s top-ranked public K-12 system. Blistan heads the biggest education union in the...

ROI Influencers: Higher Education — Business partners

Patrick Dunican Managing partner Gibbons P.C. Dunican, who is the chair of the board of trustees at Iona and on the board of visitors at Seton Hall Law, backs a higher education focus group at Gibbons that...

ROI Influencers: Higher Education — Athletics

The success (and failure) of college athletics impacts the bottom line in higher education. That’s why — even though the Big Ten shut down its fall season — Rutgers Scarlet Knights football coach Greg...

ROI Influencers: Higher Education — County college presidents

Anthony Iacono President County College of Morris CCM’s state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing building — and its plans to bring college courses into the high schools — are just some of the reasons Iacono was named an Aspen Fellow. Frederick...

ROI-NJ presents our first ROI Influencers: Higher Education list

When we decided at the beginning of the year to add Higher Education to our roll call of ROI Influencers, we obviously had no idea how much the world would change due to the...

ROI Influencers: Higher Education — Zakiya Smith Ellis, the valedictorian

She transitioned from her role as the state’s Secretary of Higher Education to chief policy adviser earlier this summer, but make no mistake about it, Zakiya Smith Ellis is still the biggest voice on...

ROI Influencers: Higher Education — Deans and directors (A-L)

Kathleen Boozang Dean, Seton Hall Law Seton Hall University The dean since 2015, Boozang came to Seton Hall in 1990, as the founder of the Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy. She got...

ROI Influencers: Higher Education — Donors

Frank Guarini Businessman, elected official, philanthropist Gifts to: New Jersey City University and Saint Peter’s University Guarini could have made this list for either of his recent donations in New Jersey: $10 million to help NJCU complete...

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