Karen Hundert Novick has been associate dean of the School of Communication and Information since 2006. In this role she leads planning and management of the financial, human, physical, and organizational resources of the school. Novick served as director of Professional Development Studies, the continuing education unit of the school, from 1993 to 2006. Her work has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Institute for Museum and Library Services, the New Jersey Historical Commission, and three corporate foundations, with twelve grants ranging from $500 to $1,000,000. Before coming to Rutgers she worked at the University of Pennsylvania and New Jersey Institute of Technology, and was the director of the Freehold (NJ) Public Library.
M.L.S., Elected to Beta Phi Mu, the international library science honor society.
University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Linguistics, English, anthropology. Elected to Pi Gamma Mu, the national social sciences honor society.