The Chancellor’s leadership team is dedicated to fulfilling the university’s mission of teaching, research and service at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. It oversees and directs major academic units and administrative divisions, and is responsible for carrying out the Chancellor's vision for the University.

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Christopher Molloy
Interim Chancellor
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Interim Chancellor Christopher Molloy oversees Rutgers University–New Brunswick. He is responsible for both charting the university's future and leading the day-to-day operations of Rutgers' flagship, an institution with more than 42,000 students, 10,000 faculty and staff, 11 degree-granting schools, five academic research centers, three administrative units, a premier Honors College, Douglass Residential College, and the Zimmerli Art Museum. He previously served as Rutgers University’s senior vice president for research and economic development since December 2013.


Wanda J. Blanchett
Wanda J. Blanchett
Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
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As provost, Wanda Blanchett works with the Chancellor and Rutgers–New Brunswick deans and directors to strategically recruit, promote, and develop faculty. Among other duties, Provost Blanchett oversees a new program for faculty excellence that centralizes and enhances faculty supports at every stage of a faculty member’s career at Rutgers. Dr. Blanchett’s teaching, research and service focuses on issues of educational inequity including urban teacher preparation, issues of race, class, culture, and gender.


Felicia McGinty
Felicia McGinty
Executive Vice Chancellor of Administration and Planning
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Felicia McGinty leads and directs day-to-day, nonacademic operations of Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including space management, infrastructure development, oversight for policy development, and other critical functions that support the student experience and advance Rutgers–New Brunswick academic research and service mission. Previously, she led the Division of Student Affairs with distinction and has been the driving force to transform the student experience and create a climate that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity.


Prabhas Moghe
Prabhas Moghe
Vice Chancellor, Research and Innovation
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Prabhas Moghe, Distinguished Professor in the School of Engineering, is the inaugural Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation. Among his achievements, he conceptualized and directed the first National Science Foundation-funded IGERT program at Rutgers. This program and the sequel program have created collaborative networks across the institution and supported the Ph.D. training of more than 50 graduate students over the course of a decade, serving as a blueprint for several other Ph.D. training programs.


Lavinia Boxill
Lavinia Boxill
Vice Chancellor for Advancement, New Brunswick
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Lavinia Boxill is the Vice Chancellor for Advancement, New Brunswick. A member of the Rutgers University Foundation's Executive Leadership Group, she oversees major gifts fundraising and advancement activities for Rutgers University–New Brunswick. During her more than 20 years with Rutgers, Lavinia spent six years front-line fundraising for the second-largest academic unit at the university, and the past sixteen years managing and directing the growth of major gifts for the Rutgers University Foundation.


Courtney McAnuff
Courtney McAnuff
Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Management
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Courtney McAnuff, Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management, oversees Undergraduate Admissions, Student Financial Aid, Academic Records, Registration, Retention Programs, and Early Awareness Outreach at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Under his direction, Enrollment Management is also opening a “One Stop Student Services Center” to respond to student administrative needs in one location. Vice Chancellor McAnuff brings to Rutgers outstanding leadership, innovative thinking, and progressive programs such as Rutgers Future Scholars.


Salvador Mena
Salvador B. Mena
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
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Vice Chancellor Salvador Mena provides leadership, vision, and strategic direction for a comprehensive Division of Student Affairs. The Division of Student Affairs creates innovative learning opportunities, programs, and services that prepare students to lead, serve, and become engaged members of the Rutgers University–New Brunswick campus, local community, and global society. Guided by its vision, mission, and core values, the outcomes achieved will result in the Division’s prominence as a national leader in student affairs administration and student development, and Rutgers–New Brunswick’s recognition for transforming the student experience.


Ben Sifuentes-Jáuregui
Ben Sifuentes-Jáuregui
Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Academic Affairs
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Vice Chancellor Ben Sifuentes-Jáuregui ensures that Rutgers–New Brunswick maintains its strength in traditional undergraduate education, while developing new models that integrate classroom education with experiential learning and that anticipate and prepare our students for the world to come. He oversees such signature academic programs as the Byrne Seminars and the Aresty Research Center, as well as the Office of Distinguished Fellowships, the Rutgers Learning Centers, the Office of Disability ServicesUniversity Career Services, and the Office of Student Access and Educational Equity.