Associate Director for Academic Planning and Institutional Diversity
Aly Kassam-Remtulla is the Associate Director for Academic Planning and Institutional Diversity in the Office of the Provost at Princeton University.
Aly works on matters related to the operating budget, resource allocation, diversity, and other key institutional priorities; supports a range of standing and ad hoc initiatives including the Priorities Committee and the Trustee Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity; and develops and implements academic and administrative policies and processes. Aly also serves as an advisor to Rhodes Scholarship applicants and a faculty academic advisor to freshmen and sophomore students in Wilson College. In the spring of 2013-14, he will be teaching an Anthropology seminar “Religion and Culture: Muslims in America” through the Program in American Studies.
Prior to coming to Princeton, Aly was a Program Officer at the MacArthur Foundation where he was responsible for investing over $60 million in initiatives addressing emerging global issues. He also provided capacity-building support to international non-profits and to arts organizations in Chicago.
Aly was born in Kenya and raised in Canada. He attended the United World College-USA and Stanford University where he graduated with honors and with distinction. He received an MSc, MBA, and PhD from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He serves on the boards of the National ACLU, the Oxford University Society, and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford.