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Neil Rudenstine

Chairman

Neil L. Rudenstine was appointed Chairman of The New York Public Library's Board of Trustees in 2011. He is also Chairman of the Board of ARTstor, an initiative created by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

A scholar of Renaissance literature, Rudenstine served as President of Harvard University (1991–2001) and as Executive Vice President of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (1988–91). Earlier in his career, Rudenstine was associate professor and then professor of English at Princeton, where he also held a series of senior administrative posts: Dean of Students (1968–72), Dean of the College (1972–77), and Provost (1977–88).

Board of Trustees meeting schedule - 2014

As of May 2014

Kwame Anthony Appiah
John H. Banks III
John P. Birkelund +
Samuel C. Butler +
Sila M. Calderón
Joan Hardy Clark +
Evan R. Chesler, Vice Chairman
Sol Neil Corbin +
Lewis B. Cullman +
Robert Darnton
Gordon J. Davis
Anne E. De La Renta
James H. Duffy +
H.R.H. Princess Firyal
Barbara G. Fleischman +
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Barbara Goldsmith +
William Gray
Alan C. Greenberg +
Louise L. Grunwald
John H. Gutfreund +
Ralph E. Hansmann +
John B. Hess
Mahnaz Ispahani Bartos
Patricia D. Klingenstein +
Beth Kojima
Robert Liberman
Harold W. McGraw III
Raymond J. McGuire
Scott Malkin
The Honorable Victor Marrero
Catherine Marron
Anthony W. Marx, President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert B. Menschel +
Abby S. Milstein, Vice Chairman
Susan Morgenthau
Toni Morrison+
Suzanne C. Mueller +
Susan M. Newhouse +
Jessye Norman
Carl H. Pforzheimer III +
Richard L. Plepler
Harold Prince +
Katharine J. Rayner
David Remnick
Elizabeth Rohatyn *
Marshall Rose *
Sandra Priest Rose +
Neil L. Rudenstine, Chairman *
Stephen A. Schwarzman
Robert B. Silvers +
Dinakar Singh
Gayfryd Steinberg
Joshua L. Steiner
George Stephanopoulos
James S. Tisch
Calvin Trillin +
Luis A. Ubiñas
Edgar Wachenheim III *
Sue Ann Weinberg +
 
Ex-Officio
 
The Honorable Bill de Blasio
The Honorable Melissa Mark-Viverito
The Honorable Scott M. Stringer
 


+Life Trustee
*Foundation Trustee
 

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