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Rosalind Remer, PhD

Senior Vice Provost, Executive Director

Cultural Partnerships and University Collections & Exhibitions

Rosalind Remer

As Executive Director of the Lenfest Center for Cultural Partnerships, Rosalind Remer, PhD, advances the University’s mission of experiential learning and research while contributing to the success of cultural nonprofit partners. She also serves as Senior Vice Provost for University Collections and Exhibitions, overseeing collections across the university.


Remer was an associate professor of history at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where she taught early American history for fourteen years. She was drawn to public history, museum planning and administration while on leave to direct the planning efforts for the National Constitution Center. She went on to serve as Executive Director of the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary, and then co-found Remer & Talbott, a consulting firm serving museums, libraries, universities, historic sites and other nonprofits. She joined Drexel University in 2013, where she served for two years as a senior advisor to the president and facilitator of Drexel’s key presidential initiatives.

Remer is Vice Chair of the Board of Managers of the Lenfest Institute for Journalism, the nonprofit owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer, and serves as a member of Board of Advisors for the UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy. She has also served as a taskforce member for strategic planning for the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, the African American Museum in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.