Ralph A. Gigliotti

Assistant Vice President for Organizational Leadership, University Academic Affairs

Rutgers University (NJ)

Ralph serves as Assistant Vice President for Organizational Leadership in the Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Rutgers University. In this role, he provides executive leadership for a portfolio of signature leadership programs, consultation services, and research initiatives, and he serves as an executive advisor for senior academic leaders across Rutgers.

He holds part-time faculty appointments in the Department of Communication (School of Communication and Information), Ph.D. Program in Higher Education (Graduate School of Education), Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (Robert Wood Johnson Medical School), and Rutgers Business School.

His research and consulting interests explore topics related to leadership, crisis, strategy, team dynamics, organizational communication, and training and development within the context of higher education.

Ralph is author and editor of 10 books and nearly 50 journal articles and book chapters.

Ralph is president-elect of the Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI)—an organization of nearly 100 colleges and universities from across North America who seek to advance sustainable excellence in higher education by promoting successful practices and approaches used to drive change, innovation, and continuous improvement across academic and administrative functions.