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Adele Simmons

AKA Adele Smith Simmons

Born: 21-Jun-1941
Birthplace: Lake Forest, IL

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Administrator
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President, MacArthur Foundation, 1989-99

Father: Hermon Dunlap Smith (President of Marsh & McLennan, d. 1983)
Mother: Ellen Thorne (ornithologist, d. 1977)
Sister: Deborah Haight
Sister: Ellen Buchen
Brother: Farwell Smith
Husband: John L. Simmons

    University: BA, Radcliffe College (1963)
    University: DPhil, Oxford University (1969)
    Professor: African Studies, Tufts College
    Administrator: Dean of Jackson College, Tufts University
    Professor: History, Princeton University
    Administrator: Dean of Student Affairs, Princeton University (1972-77)
    Administrator: President, Hampshire College (1977-89)
    Administrator: Board of Overseers, Harvard University (1972-79)

    Chicago Metropolis 2020 Vice Chairman
    Global Philanthropy Partnership President
    MacArthur Foundation President (1989-99)
    Member of the Board of Marsh & McLennan (1978-)
    Member of the Board of ShoreBank Corporation
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Biden for President
    Bill Bradley for President
    Chicago Council on Global Affairs
    Cosmopolitan Club
    Council for a Livable World
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Dean for America
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    EMILY's List
    Fair Labor Association Chairman
    Field Museum of Natural History Trustee
    Global Fund for Women
    Gore 2000
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    John Kerry for President
    Obama for America
    Obama for Congress 2000
    Obama for Illinois
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Rocky Mountain Institute Trustee
    Synergos Institute Board of Directors
    Union of Concerned Scientists Trustee


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