Kyle D. Warren, PhD
Vice Dean – Administration and Student Services
A key figure in meeting the administrative challenges of the 2013 integration of the nursing schools of Rutgers University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Dr. Kyle D. Warren serves as Vice Dean – Administration and Student Services of the combined Rutgers University School of Nursing.
During the historic consolidation, Dr. Warren led a team of nearly 45 administrators from all parts of the university to ensure that processes related to admissions, financial aid, registrar, bursar, and other student-related functions operated efficiently.
In his oversight of administration, Dr. Warren focuses on ensuring that all Rutgers School of Nursing resources and processes including finance, information technology, facilities infrastructure, marketing/public relations/communications, institutional research, grants and contracts, and human resources remain stable and supportive of the school’s mission. As the dean of students, he acts as the chief student advocate overseeing all aspects of the student experience outside the classroom. Since coming to Rutgers in 2011, he has overseen staff growth to meet demands within the nursing school’s expanded student body, which now numbers almost 2,000.
He also has helped oversee the Rutgers school’s emergence as one of the nation’s most diverse nursing programs, with fully 49 percent of undergraduate students and 47 percent of graduate students belonging to minority groups.
Dr. Warren is an adjunct associate professor at the School of Nursing and was previously an adjunct professor of education within the doctor of education (Ed.D.) program at Saint Peter’s University’s School of Education.
Previously, he served in roles within residence life and as Assistant Dean of Students at Seton Hall University on the leadership team of the Office of the Dean of Students & Community Development. There, he oversaw the operational aspects of the office and the student development functions of the campus, including student developmental programming, University Center operations, university scheduling and events, and commuter student affairs.
Dr. Warren earned his Ph.D. in higher education leadership, management, and policy at Seton Hall University. He holds a master’s degree in higher education and student affairs and a bachelor’s degree in public relations and advertising, both also from Seton Hall University. At Rutgers University, Dr. Warren completed a two-year administrative leadership fellowship in higher education with the Rutgers Leadership Academy. In addition, Dr. Warren completed the Management Development Program (MDP) in higher education administration at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University as a part of the 2018 cohort.