The administration of Rowan University supports the mission of the university, making important contributions to the policies, procedures and services that are central to the education and well-being of our 22,000 students.

Office of the President

Formally inaugurated as Rowan’s 7th president on September 20, 2013, Dr. Ali A. Houshmand leads the university during a period of unprecedented growth and opportunity.

Office of the Provost/ Academic Affairs

Rowan's Provost, Dr. Anthony M. Lowman, is the University's Chief Academic Officer and maintains academic standards for undergraduate and graduate programs.

Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The DEI will facilitate Rowan’s efforts to be a leading university committed to addressing persistent issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion that result in positive outcomes for students, faculty, and staff.

Division of Student Affairs

An integral partner in the educational process, Student Life guides students through this period of intense personal growth and encourages them to get the most out of their college experience. 

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of Rowan University is vested by law with the general supervision of the university, its curriculum, services and policies. 

University Senate

The goal of the University Senate is to work together with other campus constituencies through shared governance to promote the well-being of the university.

University Advancement

Departments within University Advancement advance the mission of the university by securing philanthropic support and engaging alumni, donors and community members.

University Relations

The Division of University Relations serves as the university’s front line of communication with the public and the university community, sharing news and announcements.


The Division of Finance provides an array of administrative and financial services that support university operations, including: payroll, bursar, human resources and more.

Information Resource & Technology (IRT)

IRT supports the technological needs of faculty, staff and students, connects our multiple campuses and manages data governance and reporting.

Facilities & Operations

Encompassing landscaping, building maintenance, safety, utilities and environmental health, the Division of Facilities & Operations is responsible for the architecture and infrastructure of the university.  

Government & External Relations

Rowan University's Office of Government and External Relations serves as the conduit of information from the University to the federal and State governments.

University Research

Research at Rowan focuses on 4 main areas of competency, including: Computation & Information, Health Sciences & Biotech, Infrastructure & Materials, and Sustainability & Community.

Office of General Counsel

The Office of General Counsel (OGC) provides legal services to Rowan University. The office is responsible for all legal matters that affect the University, its faculty, and administrators.