The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro has hired Kristin Cohen, Ph.D., as assistant dean of student administration and Rajendram Rajnarayanan, Ph.D., as assistant dean of research.
Cohen will also serve as the Title IX coordinator for the Jonesboro campus.
She earned her Ph.D. in higher education administration from New York University and has 30 years of experience in the field. Most recently, Cohen served as vice president for enrollment management at William Peace University in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Rajnarayanan has more than 12 years of experience in graduate and undergraduate education, research administration and academic leadership. Before joining NYIT, he served as an assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology and as associate director of the Collaborative Learning and Integrated Mentoring in the Biosciences (CLIMB) program at the University at Buffalo.
In addition to Cohen and Rajnarayanan, NYITCOM at A-State recently added four staff members, including Academic Enrichment Specialist Scott Hinson, Associate Director of Community Relations & Development Neelam Pandya, Associate Director of External Relations & Marketing Casey Pearce and Delta Care-A-Van Program Coordinator Jennifer Wharton.