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Cindy R. Jebb, Ph.D.

Cindy R. Jebb, Ph.D.

Cindy R. Jebb, Ph.D., President of Ramapo College of New Jersey

At Ramapo College of New Jersey, success comes from thinking, learning, creating, and living boldly.

Cindy R. Jebb, Ph.D. proudly serves as Ramapo College’s president. Dr. Jebb became Ramapo College’s fifth president on July 6, 2021. Dr. Jebb retired from the U.S. military after 39 years of service at the rank of Brigadier General, Professor Emerita, and as the first woman Dean of the Academic Board at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Click here to learn more about President Jebb’s leadership, scholarship, and service.


Upcoming Special Events for Students, Faculty, and Staff

President Jebb fist bumping student wearing regaliaRamapo College is Boldly Ascending!

Learn more about Ramapo’s exciting present and compelling future. Our strategic plan, Boldly Ascending, was developed through an all-hands-on-deck effort made possible by the thoughtful contributions of our students, faculty, staff, and many others.

Our proximate ends are the plan’s goals: Academic Excellence and Student Success; Inclusive Community; and Agile Stewardship. However, let’s not forget our aspirational ends: that is making our mark for graduating empathetic problem solvers, ethical change agents, and responsible leaders who make a positive impact on the human condition and thrive in a changing world. As we move not just forward but upward, our all-hands-on-deck culture requires leadership at all levels to ensure everyone is equipped and empowered to envision possibilities, achieve our mission, implement our goals, and ultimately invest in our future one student at a time.

Executive Core

Senior Leadership: Mission Element Team

Cindy R. Jebb, PhD
Phone: (201) 684-7607

Mission Element Team Bios:

Michael Middleton, PhD
Provost | Vice President for Teaching, Learning, and Growth
Phone: (201) 684-7515

Virginia Galdieri, MBA 
Vice President for People Operations & Employee Resources
Phone: (201) 684-7611

Colleen O’Keefe, CPA
Chief Financial Officer | Vice President for Fiscal Health
Phone: (201) 684-7494

Nicole Morgan Agard, Esq. 
Chief Diversity Officer | Vice President for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Compliance
Phone: (201) 684-7503

Christopher Romano, EdD
Vice President for Strategic Enrollment, Outreach & Engagement | Executive Director of the RCNJ Foundation
Phone: (201) 684-7309

Melissa Van Der Wall, MPA
Dean of Students | Vice President for Student Well-being
Phone: (201) 684-7457

Brittany A. Williams-Goldstein, EdD
Chief of Staff & Board Liaison | Vice President for Policy, Research & Governance | College Spokesperson
Phone: (201) 684-7609

Michael Yankovich, PhD
Vice President for Operational & Administrative Integration
Phone: (201) 684-7620

Office of the President

Patricia Chavez
Director of Internal Audit and Custodian of Public Records
Phone: (201) 684-7622

Patrick O’Connor
Vice President for Government Relations & Business Development
Phone: (201) 684-6844

Stasi Papandreou Webber
Administrative Coordinator
Phone: (201) 684-7537

Office of Special Events
Special Events
Phone: (201) 684-7537

Brittany A. Williams-Goldstein, Ed.D. 
Chief of Staff & Board Liaison | Vice President for Policy, Research & Governance | College Spokesperson
Phone: (201) 684-7537

John Woods, Esq.
College Ombudsperson
Phone: (201) 684-7804

Communications & Public Relations

Lisa Ambrose
Director of Communications and Public Relations, Deputy Spokesperson
Phone: (201) 684-7141

Alexandra Modafferi
Social Media & Content Strategist
Phone: (201) 684-7817

Office of the General Counsel

Stacy Storms
Paralegal, Office of the General Counsel
Phone: (201) 684-7865

Michael A. Tripodi, Esq.
Vice President & General Counsel
Phone: (201) 684-6975

Environmental Health & Safety
Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Compliance
Institutional Research