Aisha Oliver-Staley

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and University Secretary


Aisha Oliver-Staley began as New York University’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in January 2021. Prior to joining NYU, Aisha was the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer & Deputy General Counsel at Georgia Institute of Technology. At Georgia Tech, Aisha was responsible for the management and governance of its sixteen affiliated non-profit organizations. Aisha also advised on all issues affecting a major research university, including on international projects, compliance and ethics, real estate finance and development, gifts, export compliance, conflicts of interest, investigations, and personnel matters. Prior to Georgia Tech, Aisha was an associate at McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP in Atlanta, where she worked on general corporate matters for both nonprofit and for-profit organizations, including public-private finance transactions.

Aisha graduated magna cum laude from Morgan State University, where she earned a B.Sc. in business management. She received her JD from Howard University School of Law.

Administrative Manager: Lynda Van Wart
Tel: 212-998-2249