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Contact Information: Tanya Klein Public Relations 973-596-3433

NJIT Appoints Development Director of Albert Dorman Honors College

Walter L. Douglas, Jr., East Orange, has been appointed director of development in the Office of University Advancement at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  Douglas will be responsible for fund-raising activities for the Albert Dorman Honors College at NJIT and selected research centers.

 Douglas brings with him more than a decade of fund-raising experience in major gifts, corporate and foundation relations, and government grant procurement. He has significant experience in the higher education arena. Douglas’ last position was at Fordham University where he was a senior corporate and foundation relations officer and a major gifts officer.

 Douglas has also worked as the director of development for the foundation at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). In that organization he has also held the positions of research assistant, program coordinator, and program development specialist, in the division of adolescent and young adult medicine.

 Douglas received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology from the College of the Holy Cross, Mass, and Rutgers University-- Newark. He is a Fellow in Leadership New Jersey and a member of its graduate organization board.

 For more information about Dorman Honors College, contact Douglas at 973-596- 4866.

NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, enrolls approximately 10,000 students pursuing bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 120 programs. The university consists of six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, College of Architecture and Design, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, College of Computing Sciences and Albert Dorman Honors College. U.S. News & World Report's 2012 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges ranked NJIT in the top tier of national research universities. NJIT is internationally recognized for being at the edge in knowledge in architecture, applied mathematics, wireless communications and networking, solar physics, advanced engineered particulate materials, nanotechnology, neural engineering and e-learning. Many courses and certificate programs, as well as graduate degrees, are available online through the Division of Continuing Professional Education.