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

NJIT Appoints Development Director for Engineering and Management Schools

William McDermott, Staten Island, NY, has been appointed director of development in the Office of University Advancement at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  McDermott will be responsible for fund-raising activities for the School of Management at NJIT and selected departments within the Newark College of Engineering. 

McDermott’s background includes non-profit fundraising, special events, staff development, community outreach, and volunteer recruitment through such organizations as Transitional Services for New York and the Seton Foundation for Learning. In addition, in the corporate sector he has experience in public relations, strategic planning, marketing, business and financial development, and partnership building for Partnership Central, YOUNetwork, Market Visibility, Inc., and WMD Marketing Group.

McDermott received his bachelor’s degree in business from St. John’s University. 

For more information about the School of Management or Newark College of Engineering, contact McDermott at 973-596-3256.

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.