Rob Eccles oversees the day-to-day activities of the School of Arts and Sciences development team, working closely with the Executive Dean and the Rutgers University Foundation to build philanthropic support for the school and engage its nationwide network of 200,000 alumni, friends, foundations, and industry partners. 


Rob previously worked as the Assistant Dean for Development with the School of Communication & Information where he helped expand the school’s portfolio of donors and improve alumni engagement and outreach. Rob has more than 20 years of development experience and has held leadership positions with the American Cancer Society, the Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation, and Trinitas Health Foundation. 


Rob completed his bachelor’s degree in recreation administration and psychology from Kean University and his MBA in managerial leadership from City University of Seattle. 


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