He's joining the faculty at Columbia University this semester as a professor in urban policy.
Nutter said he's deeply honored that he was asked to teach, tweeting Wednesday: "Proud to have been appointed at Columbia U, a great school, & an opportunity to share lessons in urban policies with incredible students."
Proud to have been appointed at Columbia U, a great school, & an opportunity to share lessons in urban policies with incredible students.— Michael A. Nutter (@Michael_Nutter) January 27, 2016
Thank you @ColumbiaSIPA for the fantastic welcome & the chance to work with great faculty, especially Mayor Dinkins, whom I admire greatly!— Michael A. Nutter (@Michael_Nutter) January 27, 2016
In a statement posted on Columbia's website, Dean Merit Janow said: "I'm delighted that Michael Nutter will be joining the SIPA faculty this semester. As mayor of one of our nation's largest cities, he has earned a national reputation as a leader in urban public policy- addressing key challenges in economic development, public safety, environmental innovation and many others. I know we will all benefit from his insights and experience."
Earlier this month, Nutter was named to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's advisory council.