Hofstra president Stuart Rabinowitz announces retirement in 2021

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Hofstra President Stuart Rabinowitz has announced his retirement effective at the end of his term on Aug. 31, 2021.

The Board of Trustees accepted his decision to retire and will immediately begin planning the process for selecting a successor.

President Rabinowitz stated, “By the date of my retirement, I will have had the honor and privilege of serving our wonderful University for 50 years: 19 years as a member of the law school faculty, 11 years as its dean and 20 years as its president.  In every position I have held, I have devoted all of my professional energies towards helping the university and its students reach their full potential.”

Donald Schaeffer, chair of the Board of Trustees, said, “What President Rabinowitz has done for Hofstra in all of his roles culminating with the Presidency is extraordinary and has significantly contributed to the preeminence that Hofstra has achieved, in particular over the past 20 years during his presidency.”

President Rabinowitz assured the board that he will continue to devote his full energy and attention to the presidency during his remaining tenure.

 

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