The New Secretary of Higher Education for the State of New Jersey

Rochelle Hendricks was appointed by Governor Chris Christie to the newly created position of secretary of higher education for the state of New Jersey. Hendricks has been serving as acting deputy education commissioner. She first joined the New Jersey Department of Education in 1987. Hendricks previously held several administrative positions at Princeton University, including assistant dean of students, director of EEO programs, and director of the women’s program.