Director of Academic Affairs
Vanessa Perez, MPP
Vanessa Perez joined FDU in May 2020. As the Director of Academic Affairs, she is responsible for stewarding the priorities and vision of the University Provost and academic leaders. She oversees centralized academic processes, collaborates closely with the academic deans and directors, and serves as a conduit for the development and implementation of policies and procedures. She will continue to support Dr. Avaltroni in his role as President.
Vanessa is pursuing her doctorate in higher education from FDU and holds a Master of Public Policy and Bachelor of Arts in political science, both from Rutgers University.