Category - Board of Directors

Art Gianelli – President of Mt. Sinai Morningside

Art Gianelli is the current President of Mount Sinai St. Luke’s. Prior to joining St. Luke’s, Gianelli worked at the Nassau Health Care Corporation, a publicly run healthcare delivery system that provides high-quality care to Nassau County’s most vulnerable populations, first as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and then as President and CEO. Gianelli has>>>

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Shailagh Murray – Executive Vice President for Public Affairs at Columbia University

Shailagh Murray is currently the Executive Vice President for Public Affairs at Columbia University. She earned her BA from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and her MS in Journalism from Northwestern University. She began her career in journalism, spending more than two decades covering local, national, and international stories for The Tampa Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, and The>>>

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Alexa Smith – Chief of Staff in Office of the President at Manhattan School of Music

Alexa Smith is the Chief of Staff in the Office of the President at Manhattan School of Music. After receiving her from Master’s Degree from MSM in Voice, she pursued a career in opera before becoming the Marketing Director at New York City Opera. There she led marketing efforts and planned special events with partners including The Mexican Cultural Institute, The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and>>>

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Right Reverend Clifton Daniel III – Dean of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

With over 40 years of experience as a bishop and church leader prior to becoming the Dean of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the Right Reverend Clifton Daniel III has been to be a steward of the Cathedral’s growth. Rev. Daniel holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, earned his Master of Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary, and has been>>>

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James Gandre – President of Manhattan School of Music

Dr. James Gandre, an educator and musician with a deep commitment to students and the development of American conservatory learning, returned to Manhattan School of Music to assume the presidency in May 2013. He had previously served the School for fifteen years. In 2000, Gandre became Dean of Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, where he ultimately went on to serve as the>>>

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Serene Jones – President of the Union Theological Seminary

The Rev. Dr. Serene Jones is the 16th President of the Union Theological Seminary. The first woman to head the 182-year-old institution, Jones occupies the Johnston Family Chair for Religion and Democracy. She is a Past President of the American Academy of Religion, which annually hosts the world’s largest gathering of scholars of religion. Jones came to Union after seventeen years at Yale>>>

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Sian Leah Beilock – President of Barnard College

Sian Beilock is the 8th President of Barnard College. A cognitive scientist by training, she is focused on further developing Barnard as a singular institution. Prior to her appointment, Beilock spent twelve years at the University of Chicago and served in a variety of roles, such as the Stella M. Rowley Professor of Psychology, Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives, and the Executive Vice>>>

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