Senior Vice Provost, University Collections and Exhibitions; Executive Director, Lenfest Center for Cultural Partnerships
Rosalind Remer is Senior Vice Provost, University Collections and Exhibitions, and Executive Director of the Drexel University Lenfest Center for Cultural Partnerships. She is also an affiliated faculty member in Drexel’s Department of History. Dr. Remer taught history for 14 years at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She was drawn to public history, museum planning, and administration while on leave to direct the planning efforts for the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. She went on to serve as executive director of the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary, and then co-founded Remer & Talbott, a consulting firm serving museums, libraries, universities, historic sites, and other nonprofits. In 2013 she joined Drexel, where she served two years as a senior advisor to the president and facilitator of Drexel’s key presidential initiatives, before founding the Lenfest Center in 2015.
Dr. Remer is a member of the Advisory Board of UCLA's Luskin Center for History and Policy and is chair of the board of managers of the Lenfest Institute for Journalism, the nonprofit owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer. She is a member of the American Historical Association's 2023 Annual Meeting Program Committee, and 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.