Curriculum Vitae

Administrative & Leadership Experience:

President, Drake University, 1999 – present

Board of Directors, American Council on Education, 2008-2012

Board of Directors, Association of American Colleges & Universities, 2009 – 2012

Chair, Board of Directors, New American Colleges & Universities (formerly Associated New American Colleges), 2007-2009

President of the Board, Des Moines Higher Education Center, 2000-2006

Director, National Foreign Language Center, 1993-1999

President, Whitman College, 1989-1993

Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Tufts University, 1981-89

Chair, Curriculum Review Project, Tufts University, 1981-86

Member, Liaison Committee of Board of Trustees (Long-Range Planning Committee), Tufts University, 1984-86

Director (Chair), Program in Russian , Tufts University, 1974-81

Founder & Chair, Soviet & East European Area Program, Tufts University, 1974-81

Chair, Experimental College, Tufts University, 1974-76

Consortium Chair & Chair, Policy Committee, Cooperative Russian Language Program at Leningrad State University (administered by 40 North American colleges and universities and the Council on International Educational Exchange [CIEE]), 1986-89

Chair, Steering Committee, Cooperative Russian Language Program at Leningrad State University, 1982-86

Member, Board of Directors, Council on International Educational Exchange, 1988-93; Executive Committee, 1988-92; Vice Chair , 1991-92

Team Leader, Lilly Foundation Workshop on the Liberal Arts, 1983

Chair, Tufts University Campus Coordinating Committee on Diversity, 1986-89

Chair, Tufts University Chapter of Society Organized Against Racism (SOAR; a consortium of New England colleges and universities addressing issues of diversity), 1987-89

University News
May 20, 2015
Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration held its Graduate Student of the Year awards ceremony at West End Architectural Salvage on May 7, 2015. The college recognized four graduate students and one faculty member at the event.