In the 1940s, Rutgers was a small liberal arts college for men.
Today, it is a major public research university, a member of the
Big Ten and of the prestigious Association of American
Universities. In Rutgers since 1945, historian Paul G. E.
Clemens chronicles this remarkable transition, with emphasis on
the eras from the cold war, to the student protests of the 1960s
and 1970s, to the growth of political identity on campus, and to