Profile: Sofia Pinto-Figueroa

Acting Associate Dean and Assistant Dean for Pre-Professional Academic Services

Office of Academic Services

Sofia F. Pinto-Figueroa, an administrator and instructor, has over 9 years of experience within the field of higher education, ranging from academic advisement, student affairs, and residence life.  She has been a member of the Office of Academic Services (formerly known as the Office of the Dean of Student Affairs) since 2008. Additionally, she is the co-founder and institutional representative of the Rutgers University-Newark chapter of the ACE Women’s Network.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of pre-professional programs at Rutgers University-Newark
  • Coordination of early assurance programs (i.e. BA/MD Program)
  • Pre-Professional advisement & initiatives
  • Student academic advisement & counseling
  • Management & collection of pre-professional program data
  • Special projects & initiatives
  • Courses Taught

    New Student Seminar

  • Education

    Ed.D.  Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University

    MSW   School of Social Work, Rutgers University

    BS       Rutgers Business School & Rutgers College