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Frances D. Fergusson

Frances D. FergussonAKA Frances Daly Fergusson

Born: 3-Oct-1944
Birthplace: Boston, MA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President of Vassar, 1986-2006

Father: Francis Joseph Fergusson
Mother: Alice Storrow Daly

    University: BA Art History, Wellesley College (1965)
    University: MA Art History, Harvard University (1966)
    Administrator: PhD Art History, Harvard University (1973)
    Professor: Newton College (1969-75)
    Professor: University of Massachusetts at Boston (1975-82)
    Administrator: Assistant Chancellor, University of Massachusetts at Boston (1980-82)
    Administrator: Provost and VP Academic Affairs, Bucknell University (1982-86)
    Administrator: President, Vassar College (1986-2006)
    Professor: Art, Vassar College (2006-)
    Administrator: Overseer, Harvard University (2002-)

    Member of the Board of CH Energy (1993-2002)
    Member of the Board of HSBC Bank USA (1990-)
    Member of the Board of Mattel (2006-)
    Member of the Board of Wyeth
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Dean for America
    Ford Foundation Trustee (1989-2001)
    Foreign Policy Association Board of Directors
    Foundation for Contemporary Arts
    J. Paul Getty Trust Trustee (2007-)
    Historic Hudson Trustee (1990-99)
    John Kerry for President
    Mayo Foundation (Trustee, 1988-2002, as Chairman, 1998-2002)
    National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Board of Directors
    National Humanities Center Trustee
    Society of Architectural Historians Board of Directors (past)
    New York State Official Exec. Committee, Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities
    United Way Dutchess County Board
    NEA Fellowship (1974-75)

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