The Graduate Center Foundation was established in 1983 as an independent not-for-profit entity that is committed to promoting and safeguarding the success of the Graduate Center by raising funds and managing and investing donations for use by the Graduate Center.

THE GRADUATE CENTER FOUNDATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Foundation's Board of Trustees, composed of corporate and philanthropic leaders from throughout the City, serve as advisors to the president of the Graduate Center. The Board works to heighten the visibility of the Graduate Center and to raise awareness of the Graduate Center's contribution to higher education and to the vitality of the culture.

OFFICERS

CHAIR
Gabriella De Ferrari
Author and Art Historian

VICE CHAIRS
Craig Kaplan, Esq.
Of Counsel, Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman, P.C.

John Morning
Rockefeller Brothers Fund

TREASURER
Myron S. Glucksman
President, Myron Glucksman Consulting

SECRETARY
Joanna Migdal

CHAIRS EMERITI

Amabel B. James

Julien J. Studley
Trustee, Julien J. Studley Foundation

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Lin I. Bildner

Fortuna Calvo-Roth
President
Coral Communications Group, LLC

Reginald A. Chambers

Elizabeth Cooke-Levy

Anne B. Ehrenkranz

Maria Gutierrez

Robert I. Halpern

Lynn P. Harrison 3rd
Partner
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

Michael Hecht
President
Hecht and Company, P.C.

Lynell M. James

Sarah E. Lewis

Elizabeth Rosen Mayer, J.D., Ph.D.
Director
Express Associates, Inc.

Lynn Povich

Raymond Quinlan

Barbara Rifkind
Barbara Rifkind LLC

Steve Shokouhi
Principal 
Kalimian Organization

John Harrison Streicker
Chairman
Sentinel Real Estate Corporation

Martin S. Tackel
Attorney at Law
Tackel and Varachi LLP

Byron Tucker

Caroline Urvater
Investments

Migs Woodside
Senior Advisor
Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center
Arizona State University


Michael Zigman
Founder
Partners in College Aid

HONORARY MEMBERS

Frederic S. Papert
President, 42nd Street Development Corporation/
The 42nd Street Fund

Richard D. Parsons
Chairman of the Board
Citigroup, Inc.

Marshall Rose
Chairman of the Board,
The Georgetown Group, Inc.

DISTINGUISHED COUNSELOR TO THE GRADUATE CENTER FOUNDATION

Frances Degen Horowitz
University Professor & President Emerita
The Graduate Center

EX-OFFICIO

Chase F. Robinson
Interim President
The Graduate Center

Jay Golan
Vice President for Institutional Advancement, The Graduate Center
Executive Director, The Graduate Center Foundation, Inc.

Sebastian T. Persico
Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration
The Graduate Center

Louise Lennihan
Interim Provost
The Graduate Center


 

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