Kevin Jensen named executive director of financial aid

Kevin Jensen, a student-centered advocate whose 20 years of higher-education experience include 15 years directing financial aid and scholarship units, has been named executive director of financial aid, effective July...

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New Assistant Dean for Benet Career Management Center

It gives me great pleasure to announce LaTanya Johns' appointment as the Benet Career Management Center's new Assistant Dean, effective June 1, 2021.  LaTanya comes to the Simon Business School from Texas Christian University’s (TCU) Neeley School of Business, where she was the Director of The Graduate Career Center. She will report to Rebekah Lewin, Senior Assistant Dean, Admissions and Programs.

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Ms. Tracy Boswell Appointed Assistant Vice President for Student Support and Resource Centers

I am pleased to announce that I have appointed Ms. Tracy Boswell as Assistant Vice President for Student Support and Resource Centers. Ms. Boswell will begin employment with the Institute on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.

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Ms. Rajni Soharu appointed Registrar

December 17, 2019 To: The Rensselaer Community From: Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph. D. , President, Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Professor of Engineering Sciences Re: Ms.

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Introducing OADI's New Executive Director

I am delighted to announce that Dr. Wayne Hilson has enthusiastically accepted our offer to become the Executive Director for the Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives (OADI), effective Monday, July 15, 2019.

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SMU names new Associate Vice President and Dean of Students

Melinda (Mindy) Sutton Noss ’97 has been named Associate Vice President and Dean of Students in SMU’s Division of Student Affairs. She will join the University May 20, 2019.

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SMU names new Assistant Vice President and Dean of Residence Life and Student Housing

Melinda Pullen Carlson, a student affairs professional with expertise in residence life and student learning, has been named assistant vice president and dean of Residence Life and Student Housing at SMU....

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Dr. Peter Konwerski Appointed Vice President for Student Life

October 29, 2018 To: The Rensselaer Community From: Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph. D. , President, Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Professor of Engineering Sciences Re: Dr.

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Dr. Charlie Potts, Appointed Director of the Rensselaer Student Union

I am pleased to announce that I have appointed Dr. Charlie Potts as Director of the Rensselaer Student Union for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Potts will report to the Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students, and will begin employment with the Institute on September 4, 2018.

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The Rensselaer Community - Appointment of Vadim Thomas

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Vadim Thomas for the position of Director of Public Safety and Emergency Management.  Mr. Thomas will report to the Vice President for Administration, Claude Rounds, and will begin employment on Friday, June 1, 2018.

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