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Sue Perls

Sue Perls, MS

  • Associate Director, MS in Nonprofit Leadership Program
  • NPL Coverdell Fellows Coordinator
  • Sue is the Associate Director of the Nonprofit Leadership Program. She supports a variety of initiatives for current and prospective students, faculty, staff, and community partners. She manages strategic partnerships, advises on-campus students, develops co-curricular programming, and enhances alumni relations.

    Previously, Sue provided success coaching to students at risk of academic suspension at Rowan University. She is passionate about equity of opportunity in education and is committed to promoting policies and practices that increase persistence, goal completion, and graduation rates. Sue previously served on Rowan University’s Affordability Task Force, where she provided a strategic vision for addressing college students’ basic needs security.

    Prior to that, Sue coordinated service-learning and civic engagement programs at Rider University, where she facilitated international and domestic service-learning programs, managed partnerships with nonprofits in the Greater Trenton area, and provided oversight to the Bonner Community Scholars Program. Sue possesses a wealth of student life expertise from her time at Haverford College where she led residential-based programs and large-scale events.

    Sue has an MS in Higher Education Counseling and Student Affairs from West Chester University and a BA in Health & Exercise Science from Rowan University.



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