Susan Greenbaum is a long-time member of the NYU community and an experienced administrator. She served in numerous leadership capacities at the NYU Stern School of Business over her 31-year career, culminating in her role as the associate dean of the Undergraduate College. During her time at Stern, Dr. Greenbaum was involved in a wide range of areas including admissions, financial aid, curriculum initiatives, student affairs, development, and alumni relations. She also was an adjunct faculty member. Following her tenure at Stern, she worked as a consultant, focusing on educational institutions by assisting clients with communications, reorganizations, and public relations. In addition, she served as the CEO of the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York.
Dr. Greenbaum returned to NYU during the 2017–2018 academic year to serve as the interim assistant vice president/executive director of the Wasserman Center for Career Development, where she strategically led and worked with the team to develop and execute a comprehensive range of career development-related programs and services for students, alumni, and employers.
Dr. Greenbaum served as the interim dean of the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) from July 2018 to September 2019, carrying on the School’s mission to educate the industry leaders of today and tomorrow. In September 2019, she was appointed dean of the School, and will serve in this capacity through the 2020-2021 academic year. During her time as dean, she will continue to build community and consensus across NYUSPS, to lead initiatives that ensure the School remains a thought leader in professionally focused education, and to prepare NYUSPS for the leadership of its next dean.
Dean Greenbaum earned a BS in Marketing (1971) and an MBA (1978) from the NYU Stern School of Business. She also holds an EdD in Higher Education Management (2008) from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education.