Posse News Archive

Posse National News Archive

Spring 2016

Power of Language Examined at PossePlus Retreats

Close to 5,000 students and administrators from 50 colleges and universities convened at PossePlus Retreats titled “Sticks + Stones: Language and Speech in a Diverse Society.” Read More

Fall 2015

GW & Notre Dame Partner with Posse

This fall, The George Washington University is recruiting its first Posse from Atlanta, and the University of Notre Dame is selecting its first Posse from New Orleans. Read More

Fall 2015

Presidents Conference Examines Merit in Higher Ed

The Posse Foundation’s biennial Presidents Conference on Higher Education assembled an audience of presidents and chancellors from some of the nation’s top colleges and universities to explore conceptions of merit and their impact on diversity, inclusion and equity at the most selective institutes of higher education. Read More

Fall 2015

Vanderbilt Alum Wins Ainslie Achievement Award

Posse alumna Mia Howard, the founder and executive director of Intrepid College Prep Charter School in Nashville, Tennessee, is the 2015 winner of Posse’s Ainslie Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of her commitment to providing deserving young people with access to top educational opportunities. Read More

Fall 2015

Alumni Explore Elements of Leadership at Annual Conference

​The seventh annual National Posse Alumni Leadership Conference in New York City welcomed close to 200 alumni representing seven Posse chapters. Read More

Fall 2015

Wesleyan Veteran Scholar Embraces Liberal Arts

​Brian Barkman Jr. is exploring the possibilities of a liberal arts education at Wesleyan University as a member of the school’s second Veterans Posse. Read More

Fall 2015

Middlebury SVP Oversees Program Expansion

​Michael Schoenfeld, the senior vice president and chief philanthropic advisor at Middlebury College, helped establish a partnership that now includes 17 Posses from New York, four from Chicago, and the first STEM Posse from Los Angeles. Read More

Fall 2015

MGM President Champions Diverse Storytelling

​Jonathan Glickman, the president of the Motion Picture Group for MGM Studios and a member of Posse’s national board, has built his more than 20-year career guided by a passion for storytelling and creative collaboration. Read More

Fall 2015

Chrysler Brand Strengthens Posse Support

​Chrysler Brand and the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of automaker FCA US LLC, will further strengthen their support of Posse by providing a second year of $250,000 in funding to The Posse Foundation. Read More

Summer 2015

Sting, Debbie Harry, Chris Botti Perform at Annual Gala

​The Posse Foundation’s annual gala held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, was a star-studded affair featuring performances by world-renowned artists Sting, Debbie Harry and Chris Botti. The event raised $2.1 million to support Posse’s programs and Scholars and honored four Posse Stars. 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

Agnes Scott College
Babson College
Bard College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Bryn Mawr College
Bucknell University
Carleton College
Case Western Reserve University
Centre College
Colby College
The College of Wooster
Connecticut College
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Davidson College
Denison University
DePauw University
Dickinson College
Franklin & Marshall College
The George Washington University
Grinnell College
Hamilton College
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Illinois Wesleyan University
Kalamazoo College
Lafayette College
Lawrence University
Lehigh University
Middlebury College
Mount Holyoke College
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Pepperdine University
Pomona College
Sewanee: The University of the South
Smith College
St. Olaf College
Syracuse University
Texas A&M University
Trinity College
Tulane University
Union College
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