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2013-09-17 16:23:09

MIAMI, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami's St. Thomas University President Monsignor Franklyn M. Casale announced the appointment of John J. Dooner, Jr. Chairman Emeritus of McCann Worldgroup and immediate Past Chairman of United Way Worldwide, as Chairman of the University's Board of Trustees. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100709/STULOGO) Mr. Dooner, an alumnus of St. Thomas University's Biscayne College, began his career with McCann Erickson in 1984,...

2013-09-16 08:26:43

Portnow -- Now in His Second Decade of Leadership at The Academy -- Will Remain at the Helm of the Premier Music Organization SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of The Recording Academy(® )has extended President/CEO Neil Portnow's contract through 2019, it was announced by Chair of the Board Christine Albert. At its semiannual meeting in May, the Board voted unanimously to keep Portnow at the helm of the nonprofit music membership...

2013-09-09 16:22:01

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New-York Historical Society announces Pam B. Schafler, a Trustee of the institution since 2006, as its next Board Chair. On September 10, she will officially succeed Roger Hertog, who served as Board Chair for seven years and will now become Chair of New-York Historical's Executive Committee. "I think it's fair to say that to be a leader of the New-York Historical Society, one has to love history," stated Roger Hertog. "Pam...

2013-09-04 12:37:27

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Franklin Institute has announced today that after nearly 20 years of transformational leadership, President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis M. Wint will conclude his tenure effective December 31, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130904/DC74086) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100924/TFILOGO) Dennis Wint said in a statement this morning, "It has been a tremendous honor to be a part of this...

2013-06-25 00:21:20

-- Historic $50 Million Transformational Gift Supports a World-Class Outpatient Facility for Children and Families -- PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia today announced the largest charitable donation in its history: a landmark $50 million gift from the Buerger family toward the construction of a new state-of-the-art outpatient facility. Currently under construction on the Hospital's Main Campus in West Philadelphia, the building will...

2013-06-13 20:22:32

NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that Laurie H. Glimcher, MD, Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College, has been elected to the Board of Trustees. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130613/DC32105 ) Dr. Glimcher is the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, where she is also Professor of Medicine. In addition, she is Provost for Medical Affairs of Cornell University. Previous to her...

2013-06-13 20:22:29

NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO and Executive Director of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, has been elected to the Board of Trustees. Ms. Jones Austin has 20 years of leadership experience working for the advancement of underserved children, individuals and families. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130613/DC32106 ) Ms. Jones Austin also brings a unique patient...

2013-06-13 20:20:57

GATINEAU, QC, June 13, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation is pleased to welcome Robert C. Wilband of Vancouver, B.C., to its Board of Trustees. Mr. Wilband is a business leader and board director with over 40 years of experience in Canada and internationally, most notably in the technology sector. He retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of Prologic Corporation, Richmond, B.C., in 1999. At the time of his retirement, the provider of banking...

2013-04-30 12:26:58

ZURICH, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Olaf von Maydell has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Jacobs Foundation, effective May 1, 2013. A tax consultant who holds a PhD in agricultural economics, Dr. von Maydell is a partner in the Schomerus & Partner tax consulting firm in Berlin. He served as General Manager of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin from 2006 to 2011, and from 2001 to 2006 he was Head of Finance for Doctors Without...

2013-04-25 12:28:14

CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council is pleased to name two new members to its Board of Trustees. UnitedHealthcare Community & State Chief Operating Officer Danna Mezin, and AgFirst Farm Credit Bank (FCB) Chief Executive Officer Tim Amerson were both confirmed to National 4-H Council's Board of Trustees at its most recent meeting on Friday, April 19. "We are thrilled to add these incredible leaders to our Board of Trustees," said Donald T....