Karen and David Savin of Springfield, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Sari, to Marty Geoffrey Cohen, son of Anita and Jay Cohen of Huntingdon Valley.
Melissa is a graduate of the Jonathan Dayton High School and Rutgers University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a master's degree in social work. She is the youth services program manager at Children, Youth and Family Services in Charlottesville, Va.
Marty, who holds a Ph.D. in political science from UCLA, is a college professor. He recently began a tenure-track position at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.
The couple is planning a June wedding.