Trustees of the Center

Patricia MortonPatricia Morton
Chairman

Founder, PRM Advisors, Charlotte, NC

William JordanWilliam Jordan
Vice-Chairman

Dayton-Stockton Professor of History, Princeton University

Robert NewmanRobert Newman
President

Director, National Humanities Center

Lawrence RicciardiLawrence Ricciardi
Treasurer

Senior Advisor: IBM Corp., Jones Day, and Lazard Frères & Co., LLC, Greenwich, CT

Thomas SchererThomas Scherer
Secretary

Deputy General Counsel, American International Group, Inc., New York, NY


  • John F. Adams, Private Investor, Chicago, IL
  • James H. Averill, Retired Partner, Wellington Management Company, Radnor, PA
  • Peter A. Benoliel, Chairman Emeritus, Quaker Chemical Corporation, Conshohocken, PA
  • Elizabeth Birkelund, Author, Greenwich, CT
  • David Blackbourn, Cornelius Vanderbilt Distinguished Chair of History, Vanderbilt University
  • Richard H. Brodhead, President, Duke University
  • Dennis Campbell, Headmaster Emeritus, Woodberry Forest School
  • William D. Cohan, Author and Journalist; Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair, New York, NY
  • Jennifer Daniels, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, Colgate-Palmolive, New York, NY
  • Cees J. de Bruin, Chairman, Indofin Group, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • J. Porter Durham, Jr., General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer, Global Endowment Management, LP, Charlotte, NC
  • Gerald L. Early, Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley, Attorney, Greenwich, CT
  • Catherine Gallagher, Eggers Professor of English Literature Emerita, University of California, Berkeley
  • Kevin Guthrie, President, ITHAKA/JSTOR, New York, NY
  • Michael Ann Holly, Starr Director Emeritus, Research and Academic Program, Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA
  • Thomas L. Jones, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal, New York, NY
  • Philip S. Khoury, Ford International Professor of History, Associate Provost, MIT, Cambridge, MA
  • Richard Levy, President, H.B.D., Inc., Greensboro, NC
  • John O’Hara, Managing Director and Senior Advisor, Rockefeller Financial, New York, NY
  • C. Allen Parker, Presiding Partner of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, NY
  • Carol Quillen, President, Davidson College
  • Harriet Ritvo, Arthur J. Conner Professor of History, MIT
  • Cara W. Robertson, Independent Scholar and Attorney, Santa Monica, CA
  • Sally Dalton Robinson, Charlotte, NC
  • Joshua Ruch, Managing Partner, RHO Capital Partners, New York, NY
  • Diana Sorensen, Dean for the Arts and Humanities, Harvard University
  • Joan Hinde Stewart, President Emerita, Hamilton College
  • Margaret Spellings, President, The University of North Carolina
  • Mark E. Thierfelder, Partner and Chair, Global Corporate and Securities Practice, Dechert LLP, New York, NY
  • H. Holden Thorp, Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Ben Vinson III, Dean of the Columbian College of Arts & Sciences, George Washington University
  • Jonathan G. Weiss, Co-Head, Investment Banking & Capital Markets, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, New York, NY
  • Raymond J. Wiacek, Partner, Jones Day, Washington, DC
  • A. Morris Williams, Jr., President, Williams & Company, West Conshohocken, PA
  • Susan Wolf, Edna J. Koury Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Pauline R. Yu, President, American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY