Dean's Office Staff
Matthew Shaftel was appointed Dean of Rider University’s Westminster College of the Arts on July 1, 2015. Before assuming this position, he served Florida State University in a number of progressively responsible roles including his most recent assignments as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Director of General Education, and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies. While at Florida State, Dr.
Dr. Marshall was appointed Interim Dean of Westminster College of the Arts on January 1, 2015. He joined Rider University as Associate Dean of Westminster Choir College in July 2006, becoming Associate Dean for Administration of the Westminster College of the Arts in spring 2009. Immediately prior to coming to Rider, Onofrio was Professor of Music and Chairman of the Department of Music at Marshall University from 1998-2006. Onofrio previously taught or served as an administrator at Plattsburgh State University of New York, The Ohio State University, Muskingum College and Midland College.