Berkeley College is pleased to announce the appointment of Teri Duda as Senior Vice President, Government Affairs. In this role, she will represent the College in its interactions with municipal, county, state and federal legislators.

 “Teri’s extraordinary understanding of government operations and long-established relationships with legislators make her a successful advocate for the College community,” said Berkeley College President Dario A. Cortes, PhD.

 Ms. Duda most recently served Berkeley College as Senior Vice President of External Affairs. In this role, she built partnerships and established programming in communities surrounding several campuses of the College.

 She currently holds board positions with the Greater Paramus Chamber of Commerce and the Newark Regional Business Partnership, among other organizations, and serves as Vice President of Education for the Greater Paterson Chamber of Commerce.

 Ms. Duda recently was selected among the 2010 “Faces of New Jersey,” a project recognizing women who have a major impact on the State of New Jersey.

 Ms. Duda holds a BA from San Diego State University and an MA from the University of Wisconsin. She is a Bloustein Fellow of the John Heldridge Leadership Institute on Workforce Development from Rutgers University.

 A leader in business education for 79 years, Berkeley College maintains an enrollment of more than 8,000 students, including 665 international students in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree programs. The College has two New York campuses in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains, an Extension Center in Lower Manhattan in the Wall Street area; four New Jersey campuses located in Woodland Park (formerly West Paterson), Paramus, Woodbridge, and Newark; and Berkeley College Online. Concentrations are offered in more than 20 career fields, and all campuses are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s website address is http://www.berkeleycollege.edu