Center for Organizational Leadership (OL)

The Center for Organizational Leadership (OL) is a university-wide center at Rutgers University that provides programs and consultation in the areas of organizational advancement and academic and administrative leadership development. OL offers a wide array of programs and services to help administrators, faculty, staff, and graduate and medical students enhance their leadership and organizational knowledge and competencies. Formed in 1993, OL serves as a national leader in the areas of organizational quality and self-assessment, leadership development, and communication improvement in higher education.


Executive Director

Brent Ruben Photo

Brent Ruben

Executive Director, Rutgers Center for Organizational Leadership and Distinguished Professor of Communication


Assistant Director - Leadership Programming

Ralph Gigliotti

Ralph Gigliotti

Director of Leadership Development and Research at Rutgers' Center for Organizational Leadership

Part-Time Faculty

Faculty Fellow

Laurie Lewis Photo

Laurie Lewis

Professor of Communication