History and Legacy

Delve into Livingston College’s rich history and continuing legacy, in words and images from alumni, faculty, and staff.  These resources include:

  • Livingston College History (Overview)
  • Livingston College and Campus Timeline

For alumni:

  • Yearbooks from 1973-2007 (most years)
  • Alumni Memories
  • Alumni Newsletters
  • Journalism Panel
  • LC History Panel
  • Deans’ Reflections
  • Dean’s Annual Report (1997-2001)
  • Deans’ Letters to Graduates
  • Documentation of Livingston College History
  • Early History: 1960s and 1970s
  • Livingston College Monthly Updates (2005-2007)
  • Recording Livingston College’s Oral History
  • Arts and Culture History
  • In Memoriam

Top photo: Rutgers President Mason Gross with Livingston Dean Ernest Lynton, who is about to dig the ceremonial first shovel of soil to begin the construction of Livingston, April 28, 1967. Lynton’s educational ideas shaped Livingston, but planning for the new college could not have moved forward without the full commitment of Gross to those same ideas. Source: R-Photo, Buildings and Grounds, Box 33, Livingston College Building, Progress 3 of 4 folder, as published in the article, The early years of Livingston College, 1964–1973: Revisiting the “college of good intentions.” Courtesy of Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.

Bottom photo: From a brochure promoting the new college.