Search committee and communications

Presidential Search Committee

Michael Eisenson ’77: Co-chairman, Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC. Chair of the Board and Presidential Search Committee chair. Trustee since 2007. Chair, Executive Committee.

O. Andreas Halvorsen ’86: Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Viking Global Investors LP. Trustee since 2011. Principal Gifts Chair, Teach It Forward Campaign.

Clarence Otis, Jr. ’77: Retired Chairman and CEO, Darden Restaurants, Inc.. Trustee, 1999–2004 and 2012–present. Chair, Budget and Financial Planning Committee.

Kate L. Queeney ’92: Professor of Chemistry, Smith College. Trustee since 2008. Chair, Committee on Student Experience.

Liz Robinson ’90: Retired Global Treasurer, Goldman Sachs. Trustee since 2011. Chair, Audit Committee and the Committee on Nominations, Governance, and Degrees.

Martha Williamson ’77: President and CEO, MoonWater Productions. Trustee since 2012. Chair, Committee on College Relations and Public Affairs.

Ngonidzashe Munemo, Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity and Associate Professor of Political Science. Chair, Affirmative Action Advisory Committee. Member, Committee on Diversity and Community.

Peter Murphy: John Hawley Roberts Professor of English.

Lucie Schmidt: Professor of Economics. Incoming director (2018), Williams-Exeter Programme at Oxford. Advisory Committee Member, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program. Member, Committee on Admission and Financial Aid.

Tom Smith ’88: Professor of Chemistry. Member, Committee on Appointments and Promotions.

Safa Zaki: Professor of Psychology. Chair, Faculty Steering Committee. Member, Accreditation Self-Study Steering Committee and Cognitive Science program.

Chris Winters ’95: Associate Provost.

Jordan Hampton ’87: Program Manager and Nurse Practitioner, MGH Chelsea High School Student Health Center. President, Society of Alumni.

Yvonne Hao ’95: CFO and COO, Pillpack. Trustee Emerita. Trustee, 2005—2017. Past chair, Faculty and Instruction Committee.

Ben Gips ’19: Political Science major. Junior Advisor, College Council Vice President of Student Affairs, Writing Partner. Member, Williams Rugby Football Club and Teaching Consent team of Kinetic.

Sarah Hollinger ’19: Economics and Sociology major. Member, Women’s Soccer team. Executive Board Member, Green Revolving Fund. Action Team Member, Ghana Think Tank.

Secretary and principal staff to the committee: Keli Gail, Secretary of the Board of Trustees.

Communications from the Search Chair

Announcing the search (8/29/17)

Launching the community-wide survey (10/6/17)

Presidential search update (12/13/17)

Announcing the 18th president of Williams College (3/13/18)