Professor Jerome Williams at his Prudential Chair investiture.

Prudential Chair in Business

Prudential Financial, a company which exemplifies a long history of successful global business, established the $3 million Prudential Chair in Business at Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick (RBS) in 2008. Prudential is an important partner and presence for the Rutgers community and the business school in particular. The Prudential Chair in Business enables the University to honor, retain, or recruit a distinguished senior scholar in business.


Faculty Spotlight

Jerome Williams

Distinguished Professor and Prudential Chair in Business

Professor Williams is a Distinguished Professor and Prudential Chair in Business, and Research Director of The Center of Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development. He was also formerly the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the Rutgers-Newark Campus. He held previous Chaired positions at the University of Texas at Austin...