Colleges Must Do More to Cultivate Talent, One Campus Leader Says

Colleges must do more to engage their cities and towns and to prepare disadvantaged students within their communities for higher education, Nancy Cantor, chancellor of Rutgers University's Newark campus, said during a speech to admissions officials here on Wednesday.

"Do we care about cultivating talents?" Ms. Cantor said. "Or are we just going to take what we get, and select, and select, and select?"

Ms. Cantor's remarks kicked off an annual conference held by the University