Rowan University

Address

201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028
County: Gloucester

Contact

Ms. Deanne P. Farrell

Grant Amount

$65,000

Program Area

Environment

Focus

Grant Details

To support continued development of NJ MAP, providing easy-to-understand geospatial tools and information to advance sustainability and environmentally sound land use planning decisions in communities across the state.

Organization Background

Founded in 1983, the Rowan University Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation that exists for the advancement and support of Rowan University and its students. The Foundation manages, oversees and coordinates all University fundraising activities and is responsible for the management and investment of all charitable contributions that benefit the University.

 

The Rowan University Foundation plays a key role in enhancing the University's academic and cultural programs. The generosity of foundations, corporations and individuals allows the Foundation to provide scholarships, equipment and support for educational and outreach programs that serve the University community, southern New Jersey and the entire region.

The Foundation Board of Directors is composed of corporate and civic leaders who endorse Rowan's commitment to academic excellence. R.J. Tallarida, the Acting Executive Director of the Rowan University Foundation, is responsible for the overall management and operations of the University Advancement Division and the Rowan University Foundation, including areas such as fundraising, alumni relations, advancement communications, advancement services and foundation events. Tallarida served as development director at Rowan since 2008. Prior to his role at Rowan, Tallarida served as deputy chief of staff for United States Congressman Rob Andrews, where he managed the congressman's legislative office in Washington DC., and was responsible for managing the congressman's highest priority legislative projects, and all daily affairs in Washington DC. He earned a bachelor's degree from Temple University and is pursuing a master's degree in higher education administration at Rowan.

Since 1992, the Foundation has given more than $100 million to the University.

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