Profile: Laura Ryblewski

Assistant Dean for Student Success and Retention Services

Office of Academic Services


Dean Ryblewski has worked in higher education for the past 18 years, including Residence Life at Vassar College and New Student Experience at Montclair State University. She is an executive board member of the New Jersey Association for New Student Advocates (NJANSA).  Dean Ryblewski has been at Rutgers-Newark since 2006.

Responsibilities include:

  • New Student Testing
  • First-Year Experience initiatives
  • Student Academic Advising and Counseling
  • First Year Advisement and Registration
  • Education


    M.A. Counseling and Human Services with a concentration in Higher Education, Montclair State University

    B.A. Speech & Theatre, and Minor in Musical Theatre, Montclair State University

    A.A. Music with a concentration in Voice, County College of Morris