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foundation president

Colin Goetze Campbell, American foundation president. Bar: Connecticut 1961. Board directors Rockefeller Finance Services; Member of Phi Delta Phi, Century Association, Council on Foreign Relations, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Knickerbocker Club, Psi Upsilon.

Background

Campbell, Colin Goetze was born on November 3, 1935 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Marjorie (Goetze) Campbell.

Education

AB, Cornell University, 1957. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1960. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Amherst College, 1972.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Williams College, 1973. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Dickinson College, 1982. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Hartford, 1983.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Wesleyan University, 1989. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Connecticut College, 1990. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Fairfield University, 1999.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Trinity College, 1981. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Georgetown University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Public Science (honorary), Cedar Crest College, 1997.

Career

Attorney Cummings & Lockwood, Stamford, Connecticut, 1960-1962. Assistant to president American Stock Exchange, New York City, 1962-1963, secretary, 1963-1964, vice president, 1964-1967. Administrative vice president Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1967-1969, executive vice president, 1969-1970, president, 1970-1988, president emeritus, since 1988.

President Rockefeller Brothers Fund, 1988-2000. Chairman, president Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, since 2000. Board directors Pitney Bowes, Sysco Corporation.

Achievements

  • Bar: Connecticut 1961.

Membership

Board directors Rockefeller Finance Services. Member of Phi Delta Phi, Century Association, Council on Foreign Relations, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Knickerbocker Club, Psi Upsilon.

Connections

Married Nancy Nash, June 20, 1959. Children: Elizabeth, Jennifer, Colin, Blair.

father:
Joseph Campbell

mother:
Marjorie (Goetze) Campbell

spouse:
Nancy Nash

child:
Elizabeth Campbell

child:
Jennifer Campbell

child:
Colin Campbell

child:
Blair Campbell