Aslin Named Assistant Vice President

NEWARK, May 18- Bart Aslin has been named an assistant vice president and senior advancement officer at NJIT, where he'll be responsible for assisting alumni and friends of NJIT in making a planned gift to the university. His expertise is in estate planning, which includes the establishment of trusts, charitable gift annuities, wills and other charitable gift plans. In addition, he will assist the dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College in fund raising related to the Advisory Board.

Most recently, he was director of development and alumni relations at Saint Peter's College, in Jersey City. Two of his past positions included director of planned giving for The Seeing Eye, Inc., in Morristown, N.J., and director of development/volunteer services for Hospice of Frederick County, Maryland. Aslin has extensive public speaking experience and is excited about the possibility of speaking to the NJIT community about the benefits of planned gifts.

NJIT is a public research university enrolling over 8,200 bachelor's, master's and doctoral students in 80 degree programs through its five colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, the School of Management and the Albert Dorman Honors College. Research initiatives include manufacturing, microelectronics, multimedia, transportation, computer science, solar astrophysics, environmental engineering and science, and architecture and building science. According to Yahoo! Internet Life magazine rankings, NJIT has been America's most wired public university for three consecutive years.

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