Governance of Project Pericles

Project Pericles is governed by its Chairman and executive staff, the Board of Directors, the Presidents' Council, and the National Board of Advisors.

Board of Directors

Chair Emeritus: Eugene M. Lang, Founder, Project Pericles; Chair Emeritus, Swarthmore College; Founder and Chair Emeritus, "I Have a Dream"® Foundation

Chair: Neil R. Grabois, Former Vice President, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Vice-Chair: Richard Ekman, President, Council of Independent Colleges

Treasurer: David A. Caputo, President Emeritus, Pace University 

Janet S. Dickerson, Former Vice President, Princeton University

Richard Guarasci,* President, Wagner College; Chair, Project Pericles Presidents' Council

Arthur E. Levine, President, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Jan R. Liss,* Executive Director, Project Pericles

Michael S. McPherson, President, Spencer Foundation

Harris L. Wofford, Former Co-Chair, America's Promise;

former U.S. Senator

*ex officio


Presidents' Council

Chair: Richard Guarasci,*Wagner College

Vice-Chair: Steven G. Poskanzer,* Carleton College

James H. Mullen, Jr.*
Allegheny College
Clayton Spencer
Bates College
Lyle D. Roelofs
Berea College
Edison Jackson
Bethune-Cookman University
David L. Finegold
Chatham University
Walter M. Kimbrough
Dillard University
MaryAnn Baenninger
Drew University
Leo M. Lambert
Elon University
George Bridges
The Evergreen State College
José Antonio Bowen
Goucher College
Jonathan Lash
Hampshire College
William M. Tsutsui
Hendrix College
Brian C. Rosenberg*
Macalester College
John S. Wilson, Jr.
Morehouse College
Michele D. Perkins
New England College 


David E. Van Zandt
The New School
Jonathan Veitch
Occidental College
Stephen J. Friedman
Pace University
Melvin Oliver
Pitzer College
SJohn R. Kroger
Reed College
Shirley Ann Jackson

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
William E. Troutt
Rhodes College
Tuajuanda Jordan
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Philip A. Glotzbach
Skidmore College
Mary Schmidt Campbell
Spelman College
Valerie Smith
Swarthmore College
Brock Blomberg
Ursinus College
Kathleen Murray
Whitman College
Julie E. Wollman
Widener University
Sarah Bolton
The College of Wooster

*(Executive Committee)



National Board of Advisors

Co-Chairs: Sen. Nancy Kassebaum Baker & Hon. Kurt L. Schmoke

  • David Baltimore
  • John Baugh
  • J. Herman Blake
  • Alfred H. Bloom
  • Roger W. Bowen
  • Harry C. Boyte
  • Sen. Bill Bradley
  • Paul Brest
  • Russell L. Carson
  • Raymond G. Chambers
  • Jerome A. Chazen
  • Nadinne Cruz
  • Richard A. Detweiler
  • Christopher F. Edley, Jr.
  • Thomas Ehrlich
  • Jonathan F. Fanton
  • Nicholas H. Farnham
  • Ellen V. Futter
  • Curtis B. Gans
  • Llewellyn P. Haden, Jr.
  • Samuel L. Hayes III
  • Antonia Hernandez
  • Amb. James C. Hormel
  • Helene L. Kaplan
  • Gov. Thomas H. Kean
  • Reuben Mark
  • Elizabeth McCormack
  • Mary Patterson McPherson
  • Nancy B. Peretsman
  • Robert D. Putnam
  • Judith A. Ramaley
  • David M. Scobey
  • Allen P. Splete
  • Mark A. Vander Ploeg
 

 

In Memoriam

  • Mario M. Cuomo
  • Clark Kerr (co-chair)
  • Curtis B. Gans
  • Paul Newman
  • Sen. Paul Simon

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