NJCU President Sue Henderson Named to 2021 ROI Influencers Women in Business Top 50

March 29, 2021
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JERSEY CITY, N.J. | New Jersey City University (NJCU) President Sue Henderson, Ph.D. has been named to the 2021 ROI Influencers: Women in Business Top 50 list, in rankings announced by ROI-NJ, a statewide leading business publication.

The annual listing by ROI-NJ, in honor of Women’s History Month, honors the women leaders in the New Jersey business world.

Dr. Henderson is lauded for the launch of The Frank J. Guarini Institute for International Studies in November, 2020, and how NJCU, during her nine years as president of the institution, continues to serve as an example of how a university in the country’s most diverse city can connect all communities.

To see the complete list, click here.

The distinction marks the second time this year NJCU’s President has been recognized by ROI-NJ. Last month, Dr. Henderson was named to the 2021 ROI Influencers Power List for Higher Education by ROI-NJ for the third straight year since 2019.

ROI-NJ delivers real-time news and features that provide New Jersey’s diverse business community with a Return On Information, while creating dynamic engagements among influencers.

About NJCU

New Jersey City University is an institution of higher learning with an audacious goal: the development of our students, our city, our communities, our state, and the world beyond. We are a game-changing force for our students and their families. Whether our students are enrolled in one of our 50 undergraduate, 28 graduate or three doctoral programs, NJCU provides an affordable, diverse environment, and an exceptionally supportive faculty—all of which prepares them to be critical thinkers in a global landscape.

We’re also changing the game for our city, our communities, and our state. As the educational anchor institution in Jersey City, we’ve established partnerships to ensure the area’s growth directly benefits our students and community members. We seek to improve the lives of everyone in the Garden State, whether creating a home for the arts, bringing educational programs to K-12 students, offering bachelor’s degrees in partnership with community colleges, or providing professional development opportunities for adults.

At NJCU, we’re not just educating minds, we’re nourishing souls and lifting communities. We’re changing the game.


Ira Thor
, Senior Director of University Communications and Media Relations | ithor@njcu.edu | 201-200-3301