Diversity in Higher Education and Concept of Reimagining an Urban Campus


dinerJoining us this episode is Dr. Steven Diner, professor of history and former chancellor of Rutgers University – Newark.  Dr. Diner spent some time with us talking to us about his background in the higher education world, the subject of diversity in higher ed, and the concept of “reimagining an urban college campus.”

Dr. Diner became chancellor of Rutgers-Newark in July 2002, and served in that capacity for more than 9 years, retiring in December 2011 to return to teaching at Rutgers. Dr. Diner holds a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in History from Binghamton University and a PhD in History from the University of Chicago.  He is also a former President of CUMU, the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities.