James Wellen, Voorhees, has been appointed director of development in the Office of University Advancement at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Wellen will be responsible for fund-raising activities for the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT.
Wellen has extensive fundraising experience and has worked for such organizations as Alexian Brothers Hospital, St. John's Episcopal Hospital, the Graduate Health System, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and Graham Pelton Consulting, Inc. He continues to be a fundraising consultant in his own firm, James Wellen & Associates.
Wellen has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Upsala College and a master’s degree in management from the New School for Social Research. He is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. For more information about NJSOA, contact Wellen at 973-596- 3351.
NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, enrolls more than 9,558 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 2011 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 Office of Continuing Professional Education.