Vita Rabinowitz to Lead the City University of New York

Vita RabinowitzThe board of trustees of the City University of New York has appointed Vita C. Rabinowitz as interim chancellor, effective June 1. She currently serves as executive vice chancellor and provost at the university.

The City University of New York serves more than 272,000 undergraduate students at 11 four-year colleges and seven community colleges. The university also offers extensive graduate and professional studies programs including schools of law, journalism and public health.

Prior to being named as executive vice chancellor and provost in 2015, Dr. Rabinowitz served as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Hunter College, a CUNY campus on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. She joined the faculty at Hunter College in 1978. Dr. Rabinowitz also taught in the doctoral program in psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Dr. Rabinowitz is the co-author of the textbook Engendering Psychology: Women and Gender Revisited (Psychology Press, 2nd edition, 2004). She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in social psychology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

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