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academic administrator , chemistry educator

Arnold Speert was American academic administrator, chemistry educator.


Speert, Arnold was born on June 19, 1945 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of David Jack and Dorothy Bernice (Feldman) Speert.


Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1971.


Assistant to dean graduate and research program William Paterson College, Wayne, New Jersey, 1970-1971, from assistant to associate professor chemistry, 1970-1980, professor, 1980-1985, assistant to. vice president academy affairs, 1971-1978, associate dean academy affairs, 1978-1979, vice president academy affairs, 1979-1985. President William Paterson University, 1985—2010. Board directors State Farm Indemnity Company.


Trustee Barnert Hospital, Paterson, since 1986, chairman board trustees, since 1998. Trustee Jewish Federation North Jersey, Wayne, 1986-1996, YM & YWHA Northern New Jersey, Wayne, since 1988, Respiratory Health Association, 1990-1993. Board directors William Paterson University Foundation, since 1985.

Member American Association State Colleges and Universities (board directors 1993-1995), Tri-County Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1986-1994), New Jersey State Board Examiners, New Jersey President's Council (chair since 1996).


Married Myrna Goldstein, June 11, 1967. Children: Alan Michael, Debra Beth.

David Jack Speert

Dorothy Bernice (Feldman) Speert

Myrna Goldstein

Alan Michael Speert

Debra Beth Speert