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Tom G. Kessinger Edit Profile

foundation administrator

Tom G. Kessinger, American foundation administrator. Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1965, fellow Danforth Foundation, 1965, National Defense Foreign Language, 1965.

Background

Kessinger, Tom G. was born on March 24, 1941 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Harold Caldwell and Ann (Prodehl) Kessinger.

Education

Bachelor, Haverford College, 1965. AM, University Chicago, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1972.

Master of Letters (honorary), University Pennsylvania, 1975.

Career

Assistant professor University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1970-1973. Associate professor University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1973-1977. Program officer Ford Foundation, New Delhi, 1977-1979.

Representative Jakarta, Indonesia, 1979-1981. Representative Southeast Asia Ford Foundation, 1981-1987, representative India, New Delhi New Delhi, 1987-1988. President Haverford (Pennsylvania) College, 1988-1996.

General manager Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Geneva, 1996—2001, Aga Khan Foundation, since 2002.

Connections

Married Varyam K. Chawla, June 26, 1962. Children: William C., Colin C.

father:
Harold Caldwell Kessinger

mother:
Ann (Prodehl) Kessinger

spouse:
Varyam K. Chawla

child:
William C. Kessinger

child:
Colin C. Kessinger