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Board of Advisors

The Tisch College Board of Advisors is made up of national leaders who play a leading role supporting and promoting our work. They represent a diverse range of fields—from medicine and philanthropy, to hospitality management and venture investing. Members of the board actively contribute their expertise and insights through regular full board and committee meetings.

The current Tisch College board members are:

Jeffrey D. Stewart, Chair, A90
Partner, Walnut Hill Advisors
New York, NY

Vikram K. Akula, A90
Chairperson, VAYA Financial Services
Hyderabad, India

Mauricio Artinano, A06
United Nations
New York, New York

Matt M. Bai, A90
National Political Columnist, Yahoo! News
Washington, D.C.

Seth Barad, A77, A13P
San Rafael, CA

Thomas Bendheim, A85
Barrington, RI

Diahann Billings-Burford
Executive Director of Corporate Responsibility, Time Warner, Inc.
New York, NY

Betsy Busch, M75
Trustee, Tufts University
Chestnut Hill, MA

Neil L. Chayet, A60, A84P
President, Chayet Communications Group, Inc.
Boston, MA

Selina J. Chow, J78
President, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
Boston, MA

Moises Cohen, A11
Director of Development, BUILD Greater Boston
Boston, MA

Michael B. Feldman, A90
Partner, The Glover Park Group
Washington, D.C.

Robert S. Gatof, A81
Sherborn, MA

Carol Rabb Goldberg, J55
President, The AvCar Group Ltd.
Boston, MA

María Cristina González Noguera, J97
Senior Vice President of Global Communications & Public Affairs, Estee Lauder & Company
New York, NY

Richard Henken, A80, AG81
President, Schochet Associates, Inc.
Boston, MA

Deborah Jospin, J80, A14P
Trustee, Tufts University
Partner, Sagawa/Jospin
Chevy Chase, MD

Brian H. Kavoogian, A84
Trustee, Tufts University
President, Charles River Realty Investors LLC
Newton Lower Falls, MA

Jeffrey Kindler, A77, A11P
Trustee, Tufts University
Director, Starboard Capital Partners
Southport, CT

Vanessa N. Kirsch, J87
Founder & CEO, New Profit Inc.
Boston, MA

Daniel LeBlanc
CEO, Somerville Community Corporation
Somerville, MA

Lisa Lebovitz, J84
Weston, MA

Elliot D. Lobel, A70, A07P, AG10P, A11P
Partner, Prince Lobel, Glovsky & Tye LLP
Boston, MA

Jonathan B. Lyon, A85
Mount Independence Investments
Lexington, MA

Diane McLeod
Director, Office of Human Diversity & Compliance
Medford, MA

Charles L. Merin, A04P
Executive Vice President, Prime Policy Group
Washington, D.C.

Ify Nneka Mora, A04
Chief of Staff, The Barr Foundation
Boston, MA

Tammy Murphy, A19P
Member, Murphy Endeavors, LLC
Red Bank, NJ

Greg Propper, A01
Co-President, Propper Daley, LLC
Los Angeles, CA

Simon Rosenberg, A85
President, NDN & The New Policy Institute
Washington, D.C.

Erin Ross, A02
Managing Director of Development, City Year Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Suzanne Seiden, J85, A17P
Mamaroneck, NY

Tina H. Surh, J93
Trustee, Tufts University
Chief Investment Officer, New York University
New York, NY

Louisa M. Terrell, A91
Director of Public Policy, Facebook
Washington, D.C.

Jonathan M. Tisch, A76
Trustee, Tufts University
Co-Chairman of the Board, Loews Corporation
Chairman & CEO, Loews Hotels
New York, NY

The Honorable Eric Washington, A76
Chief Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Washington, D.C.

Gloria White-Hammond, M76, H06
Trustee, Tufts University
Executive Director, My Sister’s Keeper
Boston, MA

Daniel B. Winslow, A80
Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Rimini Street, Inc.
Pleasanton, CA


Friends of Tisch College

The Friends of Tisch College are former board members, Tufts University trustees, and other individuals who have meaningfully supported Tisch College in years past and with whom we have an ongoing relationship.

Michael X. Delli Carpini
Dean, The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Thomas Ehrlich
Visiting Professor, Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Thomas P. Glynn III, A68
COO, Partners HealthCare System, Inc.
Boston, MA

Paul S. Grogan
President & CEO, Boston Foundation
Boston, MA

Pamela K. Omidyar, J89
Founder & Chairman, HopeLab
Palo Alto, CA

Bill Richardson, A70, FG71, H97
Trustee Emeritus
Former Governor of New Mexico
Sante Fe, NM

Elaine Ullian, J69
President & CEO, Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA