Hoboken, N.J. – On April 29, 2013, Marybeth Murphy, a distinguished leader in higher education, became Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Stevens Institute of Technology. Murphy joins Stevens after more than 30 years in university enrollment management and research and planning.
"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join the leadership team at Stevens and to help the university achieve its ambitious goals,” said Murphy. “I am looking forward to meeting students, faculty and staff in the next few weeks and working together to build on Stevens many achievements."
Most recently, Murphy served as Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City since 2009. As the college’s chief enrollment and student affairs officer, she was responsible for developing and managing strategic recruitment, improved retention and graduation initiatives, all student support services, and athletic, cultural and recreational activities. At FIT, she managed the Office of Admissions and Strategic Recruitment, the Registrar’s Office, Financial Aid, International Student Advisors, the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), the Academic Advisement Center, as well as Student Affairs Offices including Athletics and Recreation, the Counseling Center, Disability Services, Health Services, Residential Life, Student Life, and the Dean of Students.
Prior to joining FIT, Murphy was Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management at Baruch College (CUNY). There she developed numerous student-centered initiatives, such as a new transfer service center and a new welcome center for all visitors to the campus.
Before Baruch, she served for 20 years in various roles at New York University, rising from the position of Financial Aid Counselor to Assistant Vice Provost and University Registrar. In that capacity, she was responsible for the $100 million university enrollment and financial aid policy planning process for NYU’s 14 schools and divisions. For six years, she was the university’s Director of Planning for Enrollment Services. She also worked closely with the directors of admissions, financial aid, housing, and student life when, for five years, she served as Director of Planning and Evaluation for the Division of Student Affairs and Services.
Murphy holds a B.A. in English and Comparative Literature from Fairleigh Dickson University and a M.A. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University.
About Stevens Institute of Technology
Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University®, is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, N.J. overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Founded in 1870, technological innovation has been the hallmark and legacy of Stevens’ education and research programs for more than 140 years. Within the university’s three schools and one college, more than 6,100 undergraduate and graduate students collaborate with more than 350 faculty members in an interdisciplinary, student‐centric, entrepreneurial environment to advance the frontiers of science and leverage technology to confront global challenges. Stevens is home to three national research centers of excellence, as well as joint research programs focused on critical industries such as healthcare, energy, finance, defense and STEM education. The university is the fastest‐rising college in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of the best national universities, and it is consistently ranked among the nation’s elite for return on investment for students, career services programs, and mid‐career salaries of alumni. Stevens is in the midst of a 10‐year strategic plan, The Future. Ours to Create., designed to further extend the Stevens legacy to create a forward‐looking and far‐reaching institution with global impact.