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Trustees of the Center

Ben Vinson III

Ben Vinson III

Chairman

Provost and Executive Vice President, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Joshua Ruch

Joshua Ruch

Vice-Chairman

Managing Partner, RHO Capital Partners, New York, NY

Robert D. Newman

Robert D. Newman

President

Director, National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, NC

Raymond J. Wiacek

Raymond J. Wiacek

Treasurer

Partner, Jones Day, Washington, DC

Thomas Scherer

Thomas J. Scherer

Secretary

General Counsel, Aegon Asset Management, Chicago, IL


  • David Blackbourn, Cornelius Vanderbilt Distinguished Chair of History, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • David Bromwich, Sterling Professor of English, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Ric Burns, Filmmaker, Steeplechase Films Inc., New York, NY
  • Dennis M. Campbell, Headmaster Emeritus, Woodberry Forest School, Durham, NC
  • Willo Carey, Former Broadcast Executive, WHYY, St. Davids, PA
  • William D. Cohan, Author and Journalist; Special Correspondent, Vanity Fair, New York, NY
  • Joy Connolly, President, American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY
  • J. Porter Durham Jr., Managing Partner and General Counsel, Global Endowment Management, LP, Charlotte, NC
  • Annette Gordon-Reed, Professor, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
  • Pamela Hendrickson, COO & Vice Chairman, Strategic Initiatives, The Riverside Company
  • William C. Jordan, Dayton-Stockton Professor of History, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • Karen R. Lawrence, President, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA
  • Richard Levy, President, H.B.D. Inc., Greensboro, NC
  • Jane O. Newman, Professor of Comparative Literature, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • Vincent E. Price, President, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Carol Quillen, President, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
  • Harriet Ritvo, Arthur J. Conner Professor of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • Ann Wierda Rowland, Associate Professor of English, University of Kansas
  • Lisa Schroeder, President, The Pittsburgh Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Joan Hinde Stewart, President Emerita, Hamilton College, Durham, NC
  • Mark E. Thierfelder, Partner and Chair, Global Corporate and Securities Practice, Dechert LLP, New York, NY
  • Bruce D. VonCannon, Managing Director/Responsible Officer, Vanheel Management Ltd., Hong Kong
  • Jonathan G. Weiss, Senior Vice President and Head of Wealth and Investment Management, Wells Fargo & Company, New York, NY
  • A. Morris Williams Jr., President, Williams & Company, West Conshohocken, PA
  • Michael Witmore, Director, Folger Shakespeare Library
  • Susan 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