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Division of Academic Affairs


Academic Affairs Vice President Dr. Maris Lown supports teaching and learning through her leadership of faculty, innovation, and vision in the planning, development and implementation of curricula and program review, outcomes assessment, and academic scheduling, for a $45 million division encompassing the entire educational program of the College. She works collaboratively with other Union County College senior staff to provide integrated leadership for College operations.


Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
and Provost Elizabeth Campus

 Dr. Barbara Gaba
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
and Dean of American Honors 
Dr. Negar Farakish
Dean Plainfield Campus and  Dean Allied Sciences 
Dr. Regina Riccioni

Dean of Humanities 

Dr. Elise Donovan

Dean of STEM 

Dr. Liesl Jones

Dean of Social Sciences/Business 

Dr. Lester Rapalo

Dean of Learning Resources 

Dena Leiter

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