• University Structure & Decision Making

  • On this page you can find information about how The New School’s academics, administration, research work, and facilities are structured and managed, along with top-level facts and material about our university's guiding values and our unions and program accreditation. Also listed are New School groups from throughout the university that advise and bring community input into decision making.

    Leadership and Decision Making

    Decision making at The New School involves community members from throughout our large, complex university. You can find information here about how the voices and experiences of students, faculty, and staff come together with university leadership to guide policies and initiatives through processes both formal and informal. 

  • University Structure

    Schools and Colleges

    Research Centers, Institutes, and Labs

    Administrative Departments

    President’s Office
    Dr. Dwight A. McBride, President
    Dr. Jennifer E. Hobbs, University Secretary and Senior Vice President for Administration and Chief of Staff

    Provost’s Office
    Dr. Reneé T. White, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
    Daniel Napolitano, Chief of Staff

    Business & Operations
    Tokumbo Shobowale, Executive Vice President for Business and Operations
    Lisa Bonner, Chief Of Staff and Assistant Vice President for Business and Operations

    Marketing & Business Development
    Anne Adriance, Senior Vice President for Marketing and Business Development

    Office of Equity, Inclusion & Social Justice
    Melanie Hart, Senior Vice President for Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice, and Chief Diversity Officer

    Development & Alumni Engagement
    Jonah Nigh, Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Engagement

    Office of General Counsel

    Additional Information

    Institutional Research and Decision Support

    Find official university data and reports including analysis of current data, historical trends, and industry benchmarks on applicants, students, faculty, departments, and institutions.

    Unions and Labor Relations

    Find information about the university's guiding principles for labor relations and links to all current union contracts.

    Academic Accreditation

    University Policies

    Campus Buildings and Facilities

    Communicating with the Community

    The university uses a variety of channels to keep the community informed about important activities and initiatives. Email messages are sent by the President, the Provost, Student Success, Human Resources, Information Technology, deans, and other university offices. The university shares timely reports through alerts and The New School News. Special websites like this one are created to provide background and updates on key university initiatives. University social media is another important way the community stays informed.

    Learn more about university communications.

  • Strategic Planning

    Learn more about our Strategic Planning process.

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