John Aje

Dean, Heavin School of Arts, Sciences, and Technology, Thomas Edison State University

Location Mercer County

Pronouns he/him

Email address [email protected]

Telephone number 609-984-1130 x3250

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Biographical information

Dr. John Aje is the dean of the Heavin School of Arts, Sciences, and Technology. Prior to joining Thomas Edison State University, he was the associate dean for Academic Affairs and a full collegiate professor at University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC), Graduate School, where he worked for about 24 years as a program director and chair of the Engineering and Technology Systems department. During his tenure as the chair of the department, he secured the first research grant award in the history of UMGC for a total of $450,000 from the Department of Energy. He has collaborated with several private and public organizations to develop innovative academic programs that are relevant to the needs of the workforce, such as the one in engineering management that was offered on site to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) managers for several years.