Program Leadership

Dan HartDr. Dan Hart
Institute for Effective Education

Sue AltmanSue Altman, MSc, MBA
Project Leader

Sue Altman is the Program Director and Expert Advisor of the NJHI Next Generation Community Leaders Program at the Rutgers University Institute for Effective Education. An advocate for education, immigrant rights and good governance, Sue serves on the leadership board of South Jersey Women for Progressive Change, a group of eight thousand women devoted to social justice and democratic reform that has garnered statewide recognition for its work. Before her tenure at Rutgers, Sue started a nonprofit consultancy based in Camden, NJ, where she worked on program evaluation and strategy for small to midsized nonprofits. Prior to her time in Camden, Sue was the Director of Summer Programs and Auxiliary Programs at Hackley School in Westchester, NY, and member of the school’s Executive Committee.

Sue holds a dual Master’s degree from the University of Oxford (UK) where she completed a MSc in International and Comparative Education and the MBA. She was the first Oxford University Said Business School dual Master’s student in the prestigious “1+1 Program” from the Department of Education. Her thesis, which examined female student leadership experiences at Oxford and Princeton Universities, was recognized with Distinction.

Before Oxford, Sue was a member of the faculty at Blair Academy, a prep school in northern NJ, where she taught history, was an assistant housemaster, and head Girls’ Basketball Coach. At Blair, Sue was named NJ Prep Coach of the Year in 2011 when she coached a McDonald’s All American and Olympian, and her team won the NJ Prep State tournament.

 A 2005 graduate of Columbia University, Sue was First Team All Ivy and All Academic on the Women’s Basketball Team, and First Team All Metropolitan on the Women’s Cross Country team. Sue grew up in Clinton, NJ and is a proud product of NJ’s public schools. She currently resides in Camden.