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NJIT Names West Orange Lawyer As New Assistant VP of Planned Giving

NJIT has named Monique Pryor, of West Orange, assistant vice president of planned giving. Pryor has been a development professional for seven years and has been licensed to practice law in both New York and New Jersey for more than 14 years.

“We’re pleased to have Monique Pryor join our staff,” said Jacquelynn Rhodes, associate vice president of development.  “Her background and experience will be a great asset for NJIT.” 

Previously, Pryor was an associate at Gainey and McKenna, L.L.C., in New York.  She concentrated her practice in the areas of tax, trusts and estates and is a frequent speaker on estate planning issues.

In her new position, Pryor will lead the development team at NJIT in securing major and planned gifts. She received her JD from Hofstra University School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. She lives in West Orange with her husband and two daughters.

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.