President's Administrative Council

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President's Administrative Council

Council Members

The President’s Administrative Council (PAC) is comprised of senior academic and administrative staff members who serve as the President’s leadership team. The Council advises the President on issues of broad importance to institutional well-being and success.

As stewards of NJCU’s institutional mission, members of the Council act collectively, providing guidance as well as supporting leadership in establishing short- and long-term strategic and tactical goals for the University.

Andrés Acebo                   
Interim President

Donna Breault                                 
Interim Provost and Senior Vice President

Jodi Bailey                                     
Interim Vice President, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Benjamin Durant                                 
Interim Vice President, Administration and Finance

José Balda                                         
Director, Admissions

Robert Cole
Acting Director, Athletics

Edie Del Vecchio                             
Associate Vice President, Business Services

Huijian Dong
Associate Dean, School of Business

Rachél Fester
Associate Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness

Alicia Franqui                                        
Associate Vice President, Human Resources

Ron Hurley                                        
Associate Vice President, Public Safety

Jennifer Luciano
Assistant Dean, Residence Life and Student Engagement

Jason Martinek
Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences (Interim)

Bernie McSherry                             
Founding Dean, School of Business

Scott Mittman
Associate Dean, William J. Maxwell College of Arts & Sciences

Francis Moran
President, University Senate

Rose Mary Reilly
Project Coordinator, Office of the President and Interim Director of Event Services

João Sedycias                                   
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences on Sabbatical

Christopher Shamburg
Vice President, University Senate

Michael Sims                          
Confidential Assistant to the President

Frederick Smith
Director, Library

Robert Smith
Budget Director

Pia Stevens
Dean of Students

Ira Thor                               
Associate Vice President of University Communications and Marketing (Interim)/University Spokesperson

Marvin Walker
Dean, College of Professional Studies

as of April 13, 2023