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Peter P. Mercer

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New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities

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New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities

150 West State Street

Trenton, New Jersey,08608

United States

Background Information

Employment History

Principal Instructor

The Banff Centre


President

Ramapo Information Systems Inc


Affiliations

The New Jersey Presidents' Council

Member of the Executive Committee


COPLAC institutions

Board Member


CIANJ

Board Member


Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce

Board of Directors of the Commerce and Industry Assoication


Rotary

Paul Harris Fellow


Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Universities Representative To the Advisory Board


Harvard University Seminar for Presidents

Member of the Faculty


Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce

Advisor


One Inc

Board Member


Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey

Academia Committee Member


Child Health Foundation of Western Ontario

Life Member of the Board


Canadian Universities Reciprocal Insurance Exchange

Board Member


CURIE

Board Member


Visual Arts

College Board of Trustees, Faculty


Gaming Partners International Corporation

Board Member


Ontario Lottery

Board Member


University of Windsor

Faculty Member


University of Calgary

Faculty Member


University of Detroit

Faculty Member


Canadian Association of University Business Officers

Board Member


London Health Sciences Centre

Board Member


Cambridge Judge Business School

Rotary Graduate Fellow


Victoria Hospital

Board Member


Ivan C. Rand Honour Society

Member


Education

Bachelor of Laws degree

University of Western Ontario


Doctor of Philosophy

Law

Cambridge University


JD

University of Western Ontario


LLM

University of Cambridge


Master of Laws

Law

Cambridge University


Web References(187 Total References)


NJASCU Membership 2015-2016

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Peter Philip Mercer, President
Dr. Peter P. Mercer, President Ramapo College of New Jersey Became Ramapo College's fourth president on July 1, 2005. He previously served as dean of the law school and then as vice president (administration) and general counsel at the University of Western Ontario, where he was a professor of law. A former visiting research scholar at the University of Michigan, he has also been a faculty member at the Unviersity of Calgary, the University of Detroit and the University of Windsor. In 2005, Rotary International appointed Dr. Mercer a Paul Harris Fellow. He has received Teacher of the Year awards from the University of Calgary and the University of Western Ontario and the Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Association of University Business Officers. He has authored, co-authored and edited two books, numerous articles, book chapters and reviews. His recent publications have focused on the legal profession and professional standards as well as the unique features of higher education administration. He earned his LLM and PhD from the University of Cambridge, and a JD from the University of Western Ontario. For sixteen years, he has also served as principal instructor in the Senior University Administrators Course held at the Banff Center, Banff Alberta each June and he is a member of the faculty of the Harvard University Seminar for New Presidents held every July. Dr. Mercer is also immediate past chair of the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities Presidents' Council. Under his leadership, the NJASCU launched the New Jersey College Promise Action Network, a resource which linked over 9,000 people who care about the nine state colleges and universities with those in a position to make these institutions a higher priority -- including the New Jersey Governor and Legislature. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the New Jersey Presidents' Council. Nationally, Dr. Mercer is the American Association of Colleges and Universities representative to the Advisory Board of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges. In addition to the higher education sector, Dr. Mercer's service also includes membership on the Board of Directors of the Commerce and Industry Assoication of New Jersey and the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce. During Dr. Mercer's time at Ramapo College, the college has been increasingly regarded as a great value and a superior institution. Ramapo College has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report as among the "Best Regional Universities in the North," by Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine as a member of its "The Best Northeastern Colleges" list. During the same period, Ramapo College has also benefitted from implementing sound financial practices yielding a bond rating from Standard & Poor's that was recently raised from A- to A stable. In addition, the college's comprehensive capital campaign, "Further Our Promise," surpassed its $40 million goal nearly 18 months ahead of schedule. Over the past several years, Dr. Mercer has led Ramapo College through an ambitious and transformative campus-wide building program that has resulted in the completion of the Anisfield School of Business, the Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center, the Overlook and Laurel residence halls, the Sharp Sustainability Education Center, and the Salameno Spirituality Center.


About Us - Ramapo Concours d'Elegance

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Peter Mercer
Dr. Peter Philip Mercer became Ramapo College's fourth president on July 1, 2005. He previously served as dean of the law school and then as vice president (administration) and general counsel at the University of Western Ontario, where he was a professor of law. A former visiting research scholar at the University of Michigan, he also has been a faculty member at the University of Calgary, the University of Detroit and the University of Windsor. He has authored, co-authored and edited two books, numerous articles, book chapters and reviews. His recent publications have focused on the legal profession and professional standards as well as the unique features of higher education administration. He earned his L.L.M. and Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, and a J.D. from the University of Western Ontario. For sixteen years, he also has served as principal instructor in the Senior University Administrators Course held at the Banff Center, Banff Alberta each June and he is a member of the faculty of the Harvard University Seminar for New Presidents held every July. Dr. Mercer is vice chair of the New Jersey Association of Colleges and Universities and he also is immediate past chair of the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities Presidents Council. He presently co-chairs the Transfer Committee of the New Jersey Presidents' Council. In addition to the higher education sector, Dr. Mercer's service also includes membership on the Board of Directors of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey and the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce. He has in the past also held a number of leadership positions with the Children's Hospital of the Western Ontario Foundation, including two terms as chair. During Dr. Mercer's tenure at Ramapo, the College has been increasingly regarded as a great value and a superior institution. Ramapo College has been ranked by US News and World Report as among the "Best Regional Universities in the North," and by Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine as one of the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges." Ramapo is also ranked 13th in the category "Best Bang for the Buck Colleges in the Northeast" of the 2015 Washington Monthly college guide and rankings. The 2015 Niche Rankings for Best Dorms in New Jersey gives Ramapo a high ranking for its campus housing. Over the past several years, Dr. Mercer has led Ramapo College through an ambitious and transformative campus-wide building program that has resulted in the completion of the Anisfield School of Business, the Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center, the Overlook and Laurel residence halls, the Sharp Sustainability Education Center, the Salameno Spiritual Center and the Adler Center for Nursing Excellence. The College has recently completed renovation to its academic complex that houses state-of-the-art science and research laboratories and other instructional and social space, in addition to ongoing projects across campus. Dr. Mercer is married to Dr. Jacqueline Ehlert, a registered dietitian.


Article:  Public Collegse Launch Effort

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Peter Mercer, president of Ramapo College of New Jersey in Mahwah, called the action network among the most ambitious efforts to date.
Together, the schools have about 95,000 students and 500,000 alumni. Mercer and his fellow college presidents said those numbers will continue growing since the nine institutions award almost half of all bachelor's degrees in New Jersey annually.


Article, "State college presidents favor reforms in hiring, salary negotiations" The Times, Nov. 10, 2010

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The other presidents who signed the letter include Susan A. Cole of Montclair State; Donald A. Farish of Rowan University; Carlos Hernandez of New Jersey City University; Kathleen Waldron of William Paterson University; Dawood Farahi of Kean University; Peter P. Mercer of Ramapo College and Herman J. Saatkamp of Richard Stockton College.


Path to Citizenship is Key to Keeping Best Immigrants, Boosting NJ Economy:  Opinion, Star Ledger Guest Columnist article, September 22, 2013

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Ali Houshmand and Peter P. Mercer
Peter P. Mercer is president of Ramapo College of New Jersey.


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