Colin G. Campbell

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Colin G. Campbell "is a graduate of Cornell University and Columbia University School of Law. He is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, having been appointed in April 2000. He was elected a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees in 1989, and served as its chairman from 1998 to February 2008. Until July 31, 2000, Mr. Campbell was President of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, a position he assumed in September 1988. Before joining the Fund, he served for eighteen years as President of Wesleyan University. Mr. Campbell came to Wesleyan in 1967 from his post as vice president of the Planning and Government Affairs Division of the American Stock Exchange. Before joining the stock exchange, he was an associate at the law firm of Cummings & Lockwood of Stamford, Connecticut. Among his many civic activities, Mr. Campbell served as vice chair of the steering committee and member of the management committee of Jamestown 2007. He is currently a trustee of the William and Mary Mason School of Business Foundation, and a director of WHRO and of the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education. Mr. Campbell has served as a trustee of the New York Historical Society and chairman of the Public Broadcasting Service Board of Directors. In 2008, Mr. Campbell and his wife, Nancy, were presented with the Prentis Award by the College of William and Mary. Mr. Campbell was appointed to the Board of Visitors in 2008. Currently, he serves as Vice Chair of the Committee on Academic Affairs, Vice Chair of the Committee on Audit, and is a member of the Committee on Financial Affairs." [1]

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  1. Colin G. Campbell, William and Mary, accessed February 16, 2010.