Hunter College President Recognized by New York Landmarks Conservancy

President Jennifer Raab ’73 was among the recipients of the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Chairman Award. Now in its 31st year, the Chairman’s Award is presented to a leader or company that has shown a significant commitment to the revitalization and preservation of the historic architecture of New York City. Raab was recognized for leading the renovation of Hunter College’s Roosevelt House, in which the former residence of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt was transformed to serve at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute. The facility hosts an active roster of undergraduate programs designed to engage students and also has a schedule of public programs open to all. Before taking on the role of President at Hunter College, Raab spent seven years in service of the New York Landmarks Conservancy as the organization’s Chair.