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Jennifer J. Raab
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Jennifer J. Raab, President of Hunter College, is a lifelong New Yorker whose career has included high-profile positions in government, public service, civic affairs and the law. Since taking the helm as Hunter College's 13th president in June 2001, she has built upon the College's strong foundation, refined its mission, overseen its academic programs and spearheaded its growth and development as one of the world's leading urban centers of higher education.

Prior to her appointment at Hunter, President Raab served for seven years as Chairman of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, the New York City agency that protects and preserves the city's historic structures and architectural heritage.

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Why Jackie O Still Matters

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2014 | 6:04 PM

Monday, May 19, 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

She was only 62 when she died, and as her brother-in-law, the late Ted Kennedy, said so movingly in his funeral eulogy, "Jackie was too young to be a widow in 1963,...

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For Public College Presidents, Fundraising Is Full-Time Job on Top of Their Full-Time Jobs

(0) Comments | Posted November 8, 2013 | 2:30 PM

Public colleges today face a daunting challenge: Persuading alumni that the schools they attended at little or no cost thanks to public dollars now need their financial support.

At colleges like mine, where tuition was once nonexistent or nominal and even books were free, and where graduates have had no...

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