Diana Regner

Diana Regner

Fifth ASURA President

The following material is taken from A Decade of Success An Illustrated History of the Arizona State University Retirees Association by Dean Smith, edited by June P. Payne.

“A graduate of the University of California at Los Angles, with majors in English literature and political science, Regner served with the Red Cross in Italy at the end of World War II. . Then came service with the Maricopa County Community College District as a specialist in urban Indian education and preparation for employment. Robert Menke, director of ASU’s Career Services office, hired her as an advisor in liberal arts and she remained in that department for more than 15 years, retiring from the university in 1986.”

During Regner’s presidency:

  • The office moved from the front of the Visitor Center to a small room in the back of the building
  • A conference room known as The Diana Regner Memorial Conference Room was acquired
  • A scholarship program for an older returning student was initiated