Posse News Archive

Posse National News Archive

Spring 2015

Alum Becomes Congressional Hispanic Caucus Exec. Director

​Dickinson College Posse alumna Valeria Carranza was recently appointed executive director of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus after starting her post-college career as unpaid White House intern. Read More

Spring 2015

701 Students Win College Scholarships Worth $118 Million

This year, a record 701 new Scholars were welcomed to the Posse community at Awards Ceremonies in nine cities. Read More

Spring 2015

Berkeley Scholar Uses Computer Science for Social Justice

Hired as a research apprentice at the University of California, Berkeley, Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), Posse Scholar Jacqueline “Jackie” Garcia is exploring the connections between her two passions: computer science and social justice. Read More

Spring 2015

Tulane Pres. Emeritus Chairs New Orleans Advisory Board

Tulane University President Emeritus and Distinguished University Professor Dr. Scott S. Cowen is a powerful voice for the City of New Orleans, public education and The Posse Foundation. Read More

Spring 2015

PossePlus Retreats Discuss Crime and Punishment

​This spring, nearly 5,000 Scholars, students and faculty members from 48 of Posse’s partner colleges and universities attended PossePlus Retreats entitled, “Crime and Punishment.” Read More

Spring 2015

News + Events - Spring 2015

Deborah Bial Delivers University of Rochester Commencement Address, Posse Launches Consulting Department, Yale School of Forestry Becomes Posse Graduate School Affiliate, Upcoming Posse Conferences Read More

Fall 2014

Dartmouth Partners with Vets Program, Posse to Recruit 12 Top Institutions for Program

The Posse Foundation will expand its Veterans Program to include a total of 12 top colleges and universities as partners over the next five years. As part of this expansion commitment, The Posse Foundation has partnered with Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Read More

Fall 2014

Gen. Powell Addresses Posse Community in D.C.

​In October, General Colin L. Powell, the former United States secretary of state and a dedicated advocate for American youth, offered remarks in honor of The Posse Foundation’s 25th anniversary. Read More

Fall 2014

Social Innovator, Wheaton Alum Wins Ainslie Award

​Ryan Letada, an alumnus of Wheaton College, was selected as the 2014 winner of the Ainslie Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of his contributions to the global community through social innovation. Read More

Fall 2014

Scholar Elected President of Grinnell Student Government

​As a high school student, Posse Scholar Opeyemi “Ope” Awe knew she wanted to attend a college where she could become a leader. Now a senior at Grinnell College, Ope is leading the campus as Student Government Association president. 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