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academic administrator

Evan Samuel Dobelle, American College administrator. Board of directors Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival, Connecticut Public television; Board of Governors Jewish Federation of Hartford.


Dobelle, Evan Samuel was born on April 22, 1945 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Martin and Lillian (Mendelsohn) Dobelle.


Bachelor, University Massachusetts, 1983. Master of Education, University Massachusetts, 1970. Doctor of Education, University Massachusetts, 1987.

Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1984.


Executive assistant United States Senator Edward Brooke, Boston, 1971—1973. Mayor City of Pittsfield, 1973—1976. Commissioner environmental management State of Massachusetts, Boston, 1976—1977.

Chief protocol United States, Washington, 1977—1978. Treasurer Democratic National Committee, 1978—1979, deputy chair, 1980—1981. Chairman Carter-Mondale Presidential Committee, 1979—1980.

Vice president Bear Stearns and Company, New York City, 1984—1987. President Middlesex Community College, Massachusetts, 1987—1990. Chancellor City College San Francisco, 1991—1995.

President Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1995—2001, University Hawaii, Honolulu, 2001—2004. President, Chief Executive Officer New England Board Higher Education, Boston, since 2005.


Board of directors Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival, Connecticut Public television. Board of Governors Jewish Federation of Hartford.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, swimming, reading, travel, United States history.


Married Edith Huntington (Kit), June 7, 1970. 1 child Harry Huntington.

Martin Dobelle

Lillian (Mendelsohn) Dobelle

Edith Huntington Kit

Harry Huntington Dobelle