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Clement A. Price

Clement A. Price (69) died on November 5, 2014. He was director of the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience and a Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of History at Rutgers University–Newark.

Dr. Price was co-founder of the acclaimed annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series. In 2010, he bequeathed $100,000 to Rutgers University–Newark to establish the Clement A. Price Endowment for the Humanities, and in 2011, President Barack Obama appointed him vice chair of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

The funeral was held November 14 at Bethany Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers or other expressions of remembrance, contributions may be made to support Dr. Price’s life’s work at the Rutgers University–Newark Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience. Contributions should be made to the Rutgers University Foundation and sent to:

The Rutgers Foundation c/o
Irene O’Brien
Vice Chancellor for Development
Rutgers University–Newark
123 Washington Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102

To learn more about supporting the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience, please call 973-353-3320, or email iobrien@rutgers.edu.

A celebration of his life and legacy sponsored by Rutgers University–Newark through the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience is being planned in conjunction with the annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture on the weekend of February 21, 2015. Details will be announced in the coming weeks.

To provide an opportunity for all to share reminiscences of Dr. Price, a remembrance page has been created on the Rutgers University–Newark website: http://www.newark.rutgers.edu/remembering-clement-price-0

For more information, please visit:
http://www.newark.rutgers.edu/news/clement-alexander-price-1945-2014

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