Office of the Provost

2005 News

May 2005 -- Priscilla Nelson named Provost of New Jersey Institute of Technology

Priscilla P. Nelson, civil engineer and natural disaster specialist, was named provost and senior vice president for academic affairs of New Jersey Institute of Technology in May 2005.  Before joining the university, she was a senior executive at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and a member of the civil engineering faculty at the University of Texas. She is internationally recognized for her achievements in engineering research and education, and her service in leadership roles and professional societies.

  • Read a press release about her appointment.
  • Read her biography.
  • Read an interview with the provost in NJIT Magazine. (pdf, 77KB)