Timothy Eatman

Inaugural Dean of the HLLC

Rutgers University Newark (NJ)
Tim Eatman

Timothy K. Eatman serves as the inaugural dean of the Honors Living-Learning Community (HLLC) and professor of urban education at Rutgers University-Newark (NJ). Prior to this, he served as associate professor of higher education in the School of Education at Syracuse University (NY). From 2012 to 2017, Eatman served as faculty co-director of Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, then headquartered at Syracuse University.

Eatman’s research explores institutional policy and equity issues in higher education. He has published in such venues as the Journal of Educational Finance, Readings on Equal Education, and Diversity and Democracy, and has written several other book chapters and reports. He is also co-editor of the Cambridge Handbook of Service Learning and Civic Engagement (2017).

He serves in national roles including as a faculty member for the Association of American Colleges and Universities Summer Institutes on High Impact Practices and the advisory panel for the Carnegie Engagement Classification for Community Engagement. Eatman also often consults with higher education associations and institutions for collaborative research, keynotes, workshops, and consultancies.