Posse News Archive

Posse National News Archive

Winter 2013

U.S. Marine Corps Captain Wins Ainslie Alumni Award

Carmen Green Jr. is the 2012 recipient of the Ainslie Alumni Achievement Award. Currently a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps, Carmen exemplifies the leadership qualities characteristic of the men and women who risk their lives in service to our country. Read More

Winter 2013

V.P. for Enrollment Champions Posse at Syracuse U.

This past fall, Syracuse University welcomed its first Posses from Atlanta, Los Angeles and Miami. Helping to pave the way for those 30 Scholars is Donald A. Saleh, the vice president for enrollment management at Syracuse and Posse liaison. Read More

Winter 2013

Presidents Conference Tackles Economics of Higher Ed

In October, presidents and chancellors from top colleges and universities around the country convened in New York City for Posse’s biennial Presidents Conference on Higher Education. This year’s Conference entitled, Another Bubble: The Sustainability of the Higher Education Economic Model, explored the viability of current approaches to funding postsecondary institutions. Read More

Winter 2013

Scholar Promotes Dialogue, Diversity at Middlebury

As co-founder of the My Midd Retreat and president of Women of Color (WOC), Middlebury College senior Aya Gallego facilitates important conversations among her peers about identity, race and gender. Read More

Winter 2013

Infor CEO Joins Board, Sponsors Veterans Posse Program

Infor Chief Executive Officer Charles Phillips, a former captain in the U.S. Marine Corps, joined the Posse National Board of Directors in April 2012. Infor, a leading global software company, was the first corporate sponsor of the recently launched Veterans Posse Program. Read More

Winter 2013

Longstanding Partner Viacom Committed to Program’s Success

Since 2006, The Posse Foundation has enjoyed the generous support of media giant Viacom. Viacom and its extensive network of media providers—including BET, Comedy Central, MTV and Paramount Pictures—have donated more than $420,000 to the Foundation as well as hosted fundraisers and provided highly coveted career development opportunities to Posse Scholars. Read More

Winter 2013

Annual Leadership Conference Draws Alumni from 7 Cities

Over 100 alumni representing seven Posse chapters from across the country attended the fourth annual National Posse Alumni Leadership Conference in New York City this past August. Read More

Winter 2013

News + Events

* Save the date for Posse's annual gala. * Power of 10 events raise more than $1 million. * 15,000 students in nine cities interviewed for a chance at a Posse Scholarship. * Posse partner colleges and universities gear up for PossePlus Retreats. Read More

Winter 2013

New Posse Board Members

Posse welcomes one new member to the national board and 22 new advisory board members. Read More

Spring 2010

President Obama Donates Portion of Nobel Peace Prize Money to Posse

On March 11, 2010, The Posse Foundation became one of only 10 organizations selected by President Barack Obama to receive a portion of the president's $1.4 million Nobel Peace Prize award money, which he elected to donate to charitable causes. The news that Posse will receive a generous gift of $125,000 came via a White House announcement. Read More

National Board of Directors

Brad Singer, Chair
Deborah Bial, President and Founder
Philip M. Pead, Secretary
Susie Scher, Treasurer

Michael Ainslie, Chair Emeritus
Jeffrey Ubben, Chair Emeritus

Jeff Abbott
Michael Beckwith
Robbie Oxnard Bent
Alan Berro
Peter E. Blacker
Alastair Borthwick
Donella P. Brockington
Alberto M. Carvalho
Anne Chwat
Scott Cowen
Hon. David N. Dinkins
Annie Seibold Drapeau
Henry Ellenbogen
Richard D. Fain
Harold Ford, Jr.
Steve Gallucci
Michele Ganeless
Jonathan Glickman
Kelly Granat
James S. Hoyte
Barbara Janulis
Michael Kluger
Steven M. Lefkowitz
Chris Lord
Elizabeth P. Myers
Diane B. Patrick, Esq.
Charles Phillips
Dan Pickering
William A. Plapinger
Jeffrey Raich
Juan Rajlin
Glen T. Senk
Eugene B. Shanks, Jr.
Jonathan W. Thayer
David A. Thomas
Adam Townsend
Mitch Truwit
Timothy H. Ubben
Daniel Weiss
James Wilcox

Partner Colleges + Universities

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Illinois Wesleyan University
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Pepperdine University
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Sewanee: The University of the South
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University of California, Berkeley
University of Michigan
University of Notre Dame
University of Puget Sound
University of Rochester
The University of Texas at Austin
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Vanderbilt University
Vassar College
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University
Wheaton College