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Susan Head

Montclair State University Alumna Susan Head ’75 MA Brings Expertise in Finance and Philanthropy to the Foundation Board

After a highly successful career as a philanthropic specialist, Susan Head ’75 MA decided to turn her attention to what she is most passionate about: the arts and social justice. As a member of the College of the Arts Advisory Board and now as a new member of the Montclair State University Foundation Board, Head will focus on both, and on educating the community about the challenges faced by Montclair State students.

Nel Noddings

Nel Noddings ’49 Continues to Transform Education

Nel Noddings ’49 is widely known for bringing the ethics of caring philosophy into education theory. At Montclair State, she is also known for her generosity in supporting the next generation of qualified, dedicated educators.

Montclair State University Foundation Treasurer Robert Iacullo ’76

Robert Iacullo ’76 has had a long and distinguished history as a utilities executive and Montclair State volunteer, including more than six years as a member of the University’s Foundation board.

Montclair State University Foundation Vice Chair Anthony M. Carlino Esq. ’77

Anthony M. Carlino, Esq. ’77 experienced the challenges of being the first in a family to attend college. He now champions the University’s mission to provide world-class higher education for a highly diverse, largely first-generation student population.

Judith Schumacher-Tilton

Judith Schumacher-Tilton

As a business leader, Judith Schumacher-Tilton is involved in the community and committed to supporting Montclair State.

Jerry Applestein

Gerald (Jerry) Appelstein

Seeing the heart, soul and talent of Montclair State, Jerry Appelstein shares his passion for the University’s mission.

Greg Collins

Greg Collins ’79

As chair of the Montclair State University Foundation, alumnus Greg Collins believes in supporting the University that shaped his life.

Rose Cali

Rose Cali ’80

Rose’s loyalty and love for the University is a legacy, as she and her late husband, John, endowed their gift for music student scholarships.

Julia Lanigan

Julia Lanigan

Montclair resident Julia Lanigan generously supports the arts at the University and says she “became interested in the school through the eyes of the students.”

Barbara Brummer

Legacy Donors Help Generations to Come

Alumni Barbara Brummer, Jim Merli and Professor Emeritus Robert Pines are among many donors creating a lasting legacy with planned gifts to the University.

Kevin Bradley ’84

Kevin Bradley ’84

Lawrence Inserra Jr.

Lawrence R. Inserra, Jr. and Inserra Supermarkets