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Announcement of Dr. Kim O'Halloran as Vice President for Academic Planning & Administration, EVPAA

May 17, 2022

Dear Colleagues,

Kim O’Halloran

I am very pleased to inform you that Dr. Kim O’Halloran has been appointed as Vice President for Academic Planning and Administration (VPAPA), effective July 11, 2022. In this important role for the EVPAA, and as my chief of staff, Kim will succeed Dr. Dave Wolcott who will be departing Rutgers on July 1, 2022 to attend to family medical needs. 

As VPAPA, Kim will provide high-level strategic, analytical, and organizational leadership to projects and initiatives in the EVPAA organization. She will also coordinate institution-wide efforts related to academic oversight and academic policy administration that are led by EVPAA.

A seasoned higher education administrator with 30 years experience, Kim returns to Rutgers where she received a B.A. in English and an M.Ed. in Education Administration. She then received a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from New York University, and completed several stints in higher education at Cornell University, New York University, and Montclair State University. In her most recent role as Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Strategy, and Dean of Graduate and Continuing Studies at Widener University, Kim is responsible for the development and implementation of academic programs, faculty development, and strategic initiatives. She is well recognized for her leadership in the area of program development where she works with faculty and deans to create more innovative and evidence-based approaches. She also oversees the Center for Graduate and Continuing Studies, which includes all online degree programs at the university; associate and baccalaureate programs for working adults; and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), a lifelong learning opportunity for older adults.

Kim and her husband Roger will be relocating (with their beagle and two cats) from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. Please join me in welcoming Dr. Kim O’Halloran to Rutgers. 

Please also join me in thanking Dave Wolcott for his exceptional talents and contributions to Rutgers and wishing him much fortitude and support as he transitions from Rutgers.


Prabhas V. Moghe, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Distinguished Professor