Raphael J. Caprio is University Professor at Rutgers University, a professorship created by the University’s Board of Governors. Dr. Caprio carries out research and teaching in the area of local and state budgeting and finance, financial management, and public sector management. He also is active in labor and public sector interest arbitration, serving as a financial expert in more than 150 cases.
Dr. Caprio served as University Vice President for Continuing Studies for more than 15 years in which position he was responsible for leadership of both program development and policy for all off-campus, distance learning and continuing education activities at the university. These programs serve approximately 50,000 continuing education and off-campus students annually through both credit and non-credit courses and programs, as well as approximately 8,000 students enrolled in distance learning courses.
Dr. Caprio’s experience in higher education management is extensive, serving several terms as department chair, associate academic dean, college dean, associate provost, institutional CIO, and research institute director. He has served on several community service boards and is currently a member of the St. Benedict’s Preparatory School Board of Trustees.