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Dr. Schueler was the first President of College of Staten Island predecessor institution Richmond College, a position in which he served from 1966 until 1974. His academic specialties were German literature and philosophy.
As the inaugural President of Richmond College,
Dr. Schueler oversaw the early years of the institution, an upper-division college that offered undergraduate and graduate degrees to students who had successfully completed the first two years of college study elsewhere. In addition, he oversaw the College’s expansion to its St. George campus and was a strong advocate for innovative interdisciplinary education.