Judith Redling, Ph.D. – Associate Dean for Academic Services
B.E., Engineering Physics, Stevens Institute of Technology; M.S. & Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University.
Joining the administrative team in the CLA Dean’s office in July 2014, Dr. Redling has extensive experience in undergraduate retention efforts, managing initiatives to advance student success. As Associate Dean for Academic Services at Drew, Dr. Redling directs initiatives to identify at-risk students and coordinate interventions, connecting students with academic services and promoting academic engagement with the Drew community of advisors, teachers and peers.
Dr. Redling’s teaching and research experiences focus on learning assessment and pedagogy to improve outcomes for students in STEM disciplines. Her faculty affiliation at Drew is with the Department of Physics.
Diane Moscaritolo, M. Ed., M.A. – Accessibility Resources Coordinator
The coordinator preforms the following:
- Point person regarding the scope and nature of the services provided by Disability Services to a range of audiences including potential students (and their parents), enrolled students, and the Drew community (including faculty, staff and other academic and service areas).
- Review student documentation and determining what accommodations would best mitigate the student’s needs.
- Meet with enrolled students each semester to arrange accommodations.
- Collaborate with other university departments to ensure students with disabilities needs are being met throughout campus as consistently and appropriately as possible.
Nora Boyer, M.S., Director of the Math and Science Resource Center
As Director, Nora is committed to building and supporting collaborative learning communities to ensure student success in math and the sciences. Nora earned her BA in Biochemistry from Drew. After Drew and a short stint in the pharmaceutical industry, Nora began her career in science education. She taught at The Dalton School in New York City for nearly two decades, earned her MS in Chemistry from Rutgers, and also served as Science Department Chair at Dalton for over a decade. Nora remains active in alumni affairs.
Loren Kleinman, M.A., Director of the Center for Writing Excellence
Loren Kleinman’s poetry has appeared in journals such ADANNA, Drunken Boat, The Moth, Domestic Cherry, Blue Lake Review, Catch & Release (Columbia University), LEVURE LITTÉRAIRE, Nimrod, Wilderness House Literary Review, Narrative Northeast, Writer’s Bloc, Journal of New Jersey Poets, Paterson Literary Review (PLR), Resurgence (UK), HerCircleEzine and Aesthetica Annual. Her interviews appeared in IndieReader, USA Today, and The Huffington Post. She’s also published essays in Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, and Seventeen Magazine. She is the author of Flamenco Sketches and Indie Authors Naked, which was an Amazon Top 100 bestseller in Journalism in the UK and USA. Kleinman’s The Dark Cave Between My Ribs was named one the best poetry book of 2014 by Entropy Magazine. Her third collection of poetry Breakable Things released via Winter Goose Publishing in March 2015. She recently published her first novel This Way to Forever, a collection of prose poems, Stay with Me Awhile, and a memoir, The Woman with a Million Hearts (BlazeVOX). Loren’s website is: lorenkleinman.com and lorenwrites.com.
Virginia Reiner, Ed.D., Student Success Specialist
My research interests include student self-efficacy and success mindset, retention of at-risk students, delivery of high-quality support services, Universal Design in teaching, mentoring, and advising, and retention of doctoral students.
My professional experiences in higher education have focused on providing high-quality assistance to at-risk, first-generation and other underrepresented students
Joanne McCann – Administrative Assistant and Office Manager
Joanne manages the day-to-day functions of the Office of Academic Services by fielding inquiries, questions, and crisis’, via person and on the phone by students, faculty and parents. Joanne assists the Dean of Academic Services and the Accessibility Resource Coordinator with all administrative functions. She is responsible for the monitoring of petitions for all requests of the Academic Standing Committee, as well as maintaining all records about the requests of Incomplete Grades, Absence Verification’s, CLA Petitions to the Faculty, and Appeals.