The faculty of the Higher Education Leadership Program are intentionally comprised of both full-time faculty and current administrators holding senior leadership positions in Higher Education / Student Affairs. The full-time faculty members are committed to advancing scholarship, teaching and service in the field of higher education leadership. The seasoned administrators draw from their years of experience to apply theory-to-practice and illustrate course concepts using real examples from their careers. Every faculty member within the program is committed to professionally developing and mentoring future higher education professionals.

Program Faculty

Dr. Blanca Vega | Assistant Professor
Education: BA, Brandeis University; MA, New York University; EdD, Teachers College of Columbia University 

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Megan Delaney | Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Counseling (FDU)

Dr. Thomas Grace | Director of Community Standards and Compliance (NYU)

Dr. Sarah Vandermark | Director of the Advising Success Center (NJIT)

Dr. Kevin Schafer | Assistant Director of Residence Life (Montclair State University)

Dr. Jordan Draper | Director of Title IX (TCNJ)

Dr. Will Simpkins | Executive Director of Career Services (John Jay College)

Dr. Carolina Gonzalez | Director of the Teacher Education Advocacy Center (Montclair State University)