Office of the Vice President

Richard Novak
Richard Novak
Vice President for Continuing Studies and Distance Education
Erica Brenes
Erica Brenes
Administrative Coordinator

Executive Committee

Antonius Bittmann
Antonius Bittmann
Associate VP, Online Programs
Phone: 848-932-9540
Email: Email Antonius Bittmann at bittmann@docs.rutgers.edu Department: Visit Teaching and Learning with Technology

Antonius leads strategic academic planning and program implementation for online studies at the University.

Barbara Fiorella
Barbara Fiorella
Associate VP, Degree Completion Programs
Phone: 848-932-8169
Email: Email Barbara Fiorella at fiorella@docs.rutgers.edu Department: Visit Rutgers Statewide

Barbara provides direction for the university’s off-campus degree completion programs.

Shino John
Shino John
Associate VP, Strategic Growth
Phone: 732-932-6998 Ext. 606
Email: Email Shino John at shino@docs.rutgers.edu Department: Visit Strategic Growth

Shino provides leadership for the development programs, new continuing education partnerships, and the cultivation of gifts.

Jim Morris
Jim Morris
Associate VP, Continuing Education
Phone: 732-932-6998 Ext. 651
Email: Email Jim Morris at jmorris@docs.rutgers.edu Department: Visit Center for Continuing Professional DevelopmentVisit Continuing Education

Jim provides leadership for non-credit continuing education programs in the division, in a wide variety of delivery formats.

Robert Nolan
Robert Nolan
Assistant VP, Administration & Operations
Phone: 732-932-6998 Ext. 610
Email: Email Robert Nolan at robnolan@docs.rutgers.edu Department: Visit Human Resources

Robert oversees any administration or operational issues, including human resources.

Deborah Sousa
Deborah Sousa
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: 732-932-6998 Ext. 627
Email: Email Deborah Sousa at dfs85@docs.rutgers.edu Department: Visit Business Office

Deborah provides oversight for financial matters of the division.

Senior Leadership Team

Richard Anderson
Richard Anderson
Director of Virtual Worlds
Stephen Carter
Stephen Carter
Director, Innovation Education
Gary Gigliotti
Gary Gigliotti
Associate VP, Academic Affairs - Teaching and Assessment Research
Warren D. Nevins
Warren D. Nevins
Director, Information Technology
Deana Pagnozzi
Deana Pagnozzi
Director, University Inn and Conference Center
Beth Salamon
Beth Salamon
Director of Communications & Marketing
Phone: 732-932-6998 Ext. 611
Email: Email Beth Salamon at es753@docs.rutgers.edu Department: Visit Marketing
David Shernoff
David Shernoff
Director, Center for Mathematics, Science, and Computer Education (and Associate Professor)
Deborah Silver
Deborah Silver
Executive Director, Professional Science Master's Program
Alan Zalkind
Alan Zalkind
Director, Center For Government Services