The chancellor operates as the chief executive of Rutgers–Camden, serving as a leader both on the Camden campus and in the surrounding region.
- As chief academic officer, the chancellor is responsible for maintaining and advancing the national stature of the campus and of its faculty. The chancellor ensures that the needs of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are effectively met; encourages the development of strong programs of research; works with the deans to recruit and develop outstanding faculty; and serves as primary spokesperson for the campus. The chancellor brings together faculty from various disciplines and other institutions in scholarly initiatives that benefit the campus, its academic programs, and its host region of which it is a part.
- As a member of the president’s cabinet and a key member of the university’s leadership team, the chancellor works collaboratively across the Rutgers system to advance the Rutgers–Camden Campus and the entire university.
- As chief budget officer, the chancellor is responsible for the campus’ annual budget. He or she works within an enrollment-driven budgeting environment and aims to enhance state and tuition revenues by developing innovative and appropriate programs.
- As the primary representative of Rutgers to the southern New Jersey community, the chancellor takes the initiative in forging partnerships with public and private institutions in the region and spearheading the campus’ efforts to improve the quality of life in Camden and the Delaware Valley