Office of the Provost

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Welcome to the Office of the Provost


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Dr. Daniel J. Julius is the Provost and Senior Vice President and tenured professor at New Jersey City University. Prior to NJCU he served as the Vice President for Research and Academic Affairs for the University of Alaska System of Higher Education, as Provost at Benedictine University in Illinois, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of San Francisco, Special Assistant to the Vice President (System wide) for the University of California, and Assistant Vice Chancellor for the California State University system. Earlier in his career he served as the Director of the Center for Higher Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.His academic areas are in organizational behavior, management, higher education and industrial labor relations and he has edited twenty-one books and published approximately eighty articles, book chapters and opinion pieces on these topics. Dr. Julius has held adjunct faculty appointments at New York University, the University at Albany (SUNY), Stanford University, San Diego State University, the University of New Hampshire, and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

He has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, Center for Studies in Higher Education and an affiliated faculty member at the ILR School at Cornell University. He has international experience as a Fulbright Scholar in Europe and Latin America, as a Visiting Scholar at the ILO in Geneva, Switzerland and Visiting Distinguished professor at universities in Spain, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, the Sultanate of Oman, South Africa, Israel, and at four universities in the People’s Republic of China. Dr. Julius has also served as the elected President of the College and University Professional Association (CUPA/HR) and the Academy for Academic Personnel Administrators.

He received his undergraduate degree in the Humanities from The Ohio State University, studied in the ILR program at Cornell University and holds two graduate degrees in higher education administration and industrial labor relations from Columbia University. He completed post graduate study at the Center for Organizations Research at Stanford University.

Vision Statement:

The Office of the Provost leads New Jersey City University in becoming a nationally recognized leader in urban, public, higher education.

Mission Statement:

The Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President is committed to creating and sustaining a higher education environment for New Jersey City University's students and faculty that is grounded in a culture of evidence and that values excellent teaching, scholarly achievement, creative activity, service, and lifelong learning. The Office supports the mission of the University by providing high quality academic degree and certificate programs with urban and global perspectives.

The Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President, as the academic and intellectual core of New Jersey City University, is committed to providing a richly diverse student population with a high quality education in an urban setting. The Office strives to uphold the value of a liberal arts education for its students by maintaining a highly qualified and diverse faculty, offering dynamic and challenging academic programs, and providing an integrated academic support system to promote student retention and achievement.

The Office of the Provost houses the Provost and Senior Vice President, who is the chief divisional administrator of the University's academic programs, policies, procedures and departments.

The Office supervises the faculty and professional staff assigned to all academic departments within the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Education, the College of Professional Studies and the School of Business, Libraries, the Professional Development and Lifelong Learning Office; as well as, the Graduate Studies and Continuing Education Offices, and all academic support departments.

Contact Us

Tel: 201-200-3003
Fax: 201-200-3434
Location: Hepburn Hall, Room 309

Dr. Daniel J. Julius
Provost and Senior Vice President

Nurdan Aydin, Ph.D.
Assistant Provost, Interim

Tamara Cunningham, MCIS
Assistant Vice President for Global Initiatives

Karen D. Morgan, Ph.D.
Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Experience, Interim

Sarah Vandermark, Ph.D.
Assistant Provost for Student Success

Ashok Vaseashta, Ph.D., DSc
Executive Director - Office of Research Grants and Sponsored Programs

Louise Stanton, J.D., Ph.D.
Director of NJCU Honors Program

Joshua Fausty, Ph.D.
Director of NJCU General Education Program

Anna Palermo
Confidential Administrative Assistant to the Provost

Sherifa Abdalla
Program Assistant

Jennifer Fitzgerald
Administrative Assistant