JTS Appoints Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz as Chancellor
The Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz the eighth chancellor of JTS. A distinguished scholar of American Jewish history, with years of experience as a JTS professor and institutional leader, she will be the first woman to serve as chancellor of JTS in its 134-year history.
Meet Dr. Schwartz
In these short videos, get to know Dr. Schwartz and learn about her background, career, and vision. A third-generation JTS graduate, she says, “I feel so honored to be taking on this role at this time. I am so excited to work with all parts of the JTS community.”
Biography and Scholarship
In three decades at JTS, Dr. Schwartz has served as both a groundbreaking scholar and a visionary institutional leader. As dean of two schools and most recently as provost, she has shaped and strengthened JTS’s academic programs while teaching and mentoring countless students.