In Memoriam

Mariagnes Elizabeth Lattimer (1924-2011)

Mariagnes Elizabeth Lattimer, former assistant dean of the graduate school at Rutgers University, died earlier this month at a hospital in Princeton, New Jersey. She was 86 years old.

Dr. Lattimer was a 1966 graduate of Monmouth College in Long Branch, New Jersey. In 1974 she earned a Ph.D. in organizational behavior and development from the Union Institute in Cincinnati. Later, in 1981, she was awarded a master’s degree in social work at Rutgers University.

Lattimer began her academic career teaching black studies courses at Passaic County Community College in Paterson, New Jersey. She joined the faculty at Rutgers University in 1968 and retired from teaching in 1986.