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.

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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.”

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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. 

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