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educator , ethicist

Thomas Donaldson, business educator. Chair United States committee FTSE4Good, since 2003; member Haverford Friends Meeting, since 1998; trustee Carnegie Council Ethics and International Affairs, since 2006; Member of Academy Management (president social issues in management division since 2006), Philadelphia Country Club.

Background

Donaldson, Thomas was born on July 23, 1945 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Son of Paul J. and Louisene (Sadler) Donaldson.

Education

Student, United States Naval Academy, 1965. Bachelor of Science, University Kansas, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kansas, 1976.

Career

Assistant professor Loyola University, Chicago, 1976-1981, associate professor, 1981-1984, Henry J. Wirtenberger professor ethics, 1984-1988. C. Stewart Sheppard visiting professor business administration University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1988-1989. John F. Connelly professor business ethics Georgetown University, Washington, 1989—1996.

Mark O. Winkelman endowed professor Wharton School University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1996, director Doctor of Philosophy program in ethics and legal studies, 2004—2008. Testified in United States Congress (Senate Judiciary Committee) on Sarbanes-Oxley legislation, 2002. Participant World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 2003.

With United States Navy, 1963-1968.

Works

Membership

Chair United States committee FTSE4Good, since 2003. Member Haverford Friends Meeting, since 1998. Trustee Carnegie Council Ethics and International Affairs, since 2006.

Member of Academy Management (president social issues in management division since 2006), Philadelphia Country Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, basketball, squash.

Connections

Married Sally Leisure, May, 1970 (divorced 1973), Jean Shephard, September 3, 1977 (deceased June 2002), Lauren Vandegrift, March 12, 2008. Children: Paul, Keith, Paige.

father:
Paul J. Donaldson

mother:
Louisene (Sadler) Donaldson

spouses:
Sally Leisure

Jean Shephard

children:
Paul Donaldson

Keith Donaldson

Paige Donaldson