Trustees of the National Humanities Center

  • David BlackbournDavid Blackbourn, Cornelius Vanderbilt Distinguished Chair of History, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • David BromwichDavid Bromwich, Sterling Professor of English, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Ric BurnsRic Burns, Filmmaker, Steeplechase Films Inc., New York, NY
  • Nancy CableNancy Cable, Chancellor, University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville, NC
  • Dennis M. Campbell* Dennis M. Campbell (Chair, Education Programs Committee), Headmaster Emeritus, Woodberry Forest School, Durham, NC
  • Willo CareyWillo Carey, Former Broadcast Executive, WHYY, St. Davids, PA
  • William CohanWilliam D. Cohan, Author and Journalist; Special Correspondent, Vanity Fair, New York, NY
  • Joy ConnollyJoy Connolly, President, American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY
  • Porter Durham* J. Porter Durham Jr. (Chair, Nominating and Governance Committee), Managing Partner and General Counsel, Global Endowment Management, LP, Charlotte, NC
  • Annette Gordon-ReedAnnette Gordon-Reed, Professor, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
  • Peter HansPeter Hans, President, University of North Carolina Systems, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Pamela Hendrickson* Pamela Hendrickson (Chair, Audit Committee), COO & Vice Chairman, Strategic Initiatives, The Riverside Company
  • Rishi JaitlyRishi Jaitly, CEO, Times Bridge, Charlottesville, VA
  • William Jordan* William C. Jordan (At-Large), Dayton-Stockton Professor of History, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • Karen LawrenceKaren R. Lawrence, President, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA
  • Richard LevyRichard Levy, President, H.B.D. Inc., Greensboro, NC
  • Jane Newman* Jane O. Newman (Chair, Public Engagement Committee), Professor of Comparative Literature, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • Robert Newman* Robert D. Newman (Board President), Director, National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, NC
  • Vincent E. PriceVincent E. Price, President, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Carol QuillenCarol Quillen, President, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
  • Harriet RitvoHarriet Ritvo, Arthur J. Conner Professor of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • Peter J. Rogers Jr.Peter J. Rogers, Jr., Board Chairman, B4Checkin Ltd., Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Ann Wierda RowlandAnn Wierda Rowland, Associate Professor of English, University of Kansas
  • Joshua Ruch* Joshua Ruch (Board Vice-Chair), Managing Partner, RHO Capital Partners, New York, NY
  • Thomas Scherer* Thomas J. Scherer (Board Secretary), General Counsel, Aegon Asset Management, Chicago, IL
  • Lisa Schroeder* Lisa Schroeder (Chair, Institutional Advancement Committee), President, The Pittsburgh Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Joan Stewart* Joan Hinde Stewart (Chair, Scholarly Programs Committee), President Emerita, Hamilton College, Durham, NC
  • Mark ThierfelderMark E. Thierfelder, Partner and Chair, Global Corporate and Securities Practice, Dechert LLP, New York, NY
  • Ben Vinson* Ben Vinson III (Board Chair; Chair, Management Development Committee), Provost and Executive Vice President, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • Bruce D. VonCannonBruce D. VonCannon, Managing Director/Responsible Officer, Vanheel Management Ltd., Hong Kong
  • Jonathan WeissJonathan G. Weiss, Senior Vice President and Head of Wealth and Investment Management, Wells Fargo & Company, New York, NY
  • Raymond Wiacek* Raymond J. Wiacek (Board Treasurer; Chair, Business Committee), Partner, Jones Day, Washington, DC
  • Morris WilliamsA. Morris Williams Jr., President, Williams & Company, West Conshohocken, PA
  • Michael WitmoreMichael Witmore, Director, Folger Shakespeare Library
  • Susan WolfSusan Wolf, Edna J. Koury Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Trustees Emeriti

  • John F. Adams, Private Investor
  • James H. Averill, Retired Partner, Wellington Management Company
  • Peter A. Benoliel, Chairman Emeritus, Quaker Chemical Corporation
  • Elizabeth Birkelund, Author
  • Caroline Walker Bynum, Professor Emerita, Princeton University
  • W. Robert Connor, Senior Advisor, The Teagle Foundation, Inc.
  • Andrew Delbanco, Department of English, Columbia University
  • Blair Effron, Centerview Partners LLC
  • Frances Ferguson, Department of English, University of Chicago
  • Frances Daly Fergusson, President Emerita, Vassar College
  • Catherine Gallagher, Department of English, University of California
  • Merril Halpern, Chairman Emeritus, Charterhouse Group, Inc.
  • Geoffrey Harpham, Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University
  • Robert Hollander, Department of French and Italian, Princeton University
  • Michael Ann Holly, Starr Director Emeritus, Research and Academic Program, Clark Art Institute
  • Philip S. Khoury, Associate Provost, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Shepard Krech III, Professor Emeritus, Brown University
  • Thomas W. Laqueur, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley
  • William Leuchtenburg, Professor of History Emeritus, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Martin E. Marty, Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago
  • Assad Meymandi, MD, PHD, DLFAPA, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • William M. (Bill) Moore Jr., Partner, Franklin Street Partners
  • Patricia R. Morton, Founder, PRM Advisors, LLC
  • Francis Oakley, Professor of the History of Ideas and President Emeritus, Williams College
  • John C. O’Hara, Former Managing Director, Rockefeller Capital Management
  • Carl Pforzheimer III, Manager, Carl H. Pforzheimer & Co. LLC
  • Lawrence R. Ricciardi, Senior Advisor: IBM Corp., Jones Day, Lazard Frères & Co., LLC
  • Cara W. Robertson, Independent Scholar and Attorney
  • Sally Dalton Robinson, Civic Leader and Philanthropist
  • Benno Schmidt Jr., Chairman, Avenues: The World School
  • John Searle, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley
  • Isaac Shapiro, Esq., Of Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Patricia Meyer Spacks, Edgar F. Shannon Professor Emerita, University of Virginia
  • Robert Strassler, Independent Scholar and Businessman
  • Herbert Winokur Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Capricorn Holdings, Inc.
  • Pauline R. Yu, Former President, American Council of Learned Societies