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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)February 14, 2003

(Mahwah) – Richard Morales-Wright has been appointed assistant provost for Academic Support Programs and Services at Ramapo College of New Jersey. In his new role, he will continue as Ramapo’s director of the Educational Opportunity Fund Program, a position he has held since January 1996, and assume the administration of Academic Advisement, the Office of Testing and Placement and the Center for Academic Success.

Prior to coming to Ramapo College, Morales-Wright was associate director of the Educational Opportunity Fund at Montclair State University, and held positions at Rutgers University/Newark and Kean University.

He served on the board of directors of Tri-City People’s Corp. in Newark and as president of that board from 1994-95, and as a member of the United Way of Passaic County’s Allocations Committee for at-Risk Youth. He was a member of the executive board and treasurer of the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund Professional Association from 1997 through 2000, and was awarded that group’s Distinguished Service Award in 1995.

Morales-Wright earned a B.A. in sociology at Fairleigh Dickinson University and an M.S. in counseling services at Upsala College.


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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