New Faces on TC's Board
Published in TC Today - Volume 35, No. 1
Five new Trustees have joined the Teachers College Board
Nancy Rauch Douzinas is a former psychologist and family therapist who is President of the Rauch Foundation. She is best known for her creation of the Long Island Index, a status report on the quality of life on Long Island.
Martha Berman Lipp is the former owner and operator of Merchants Travel Inc., a full-service travel agency, and the author of a guidebook to the five countries of Scandinavia. She previously taught English at Butler University in Indianapolis and now serves as a trustee of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts and the Children’s Aid Society in New York City.
Leslie Morse Nelson is the President of Nelson-Giroux, Inc., an interior design and consulting firm based in New York. Since 2008, she has served on the board of directors of Girls Quest, Inc., which provides girls from low-income families with a summer camp experience and year-round enrichment programs. Nelson’s mother is TC Trustee Emeritus Enid (“Dinny”) Morse.
Edith Shih (Ed.M., Applied Linguistics, 1978; M.A., TESOL, 1977) is Head Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, Hutchison Whampoa Limited, a Fortune 500 company with more than 250,000 employees worldwide. She has served as both Secretary and President of, and now advisor to, TC’s Hong Kong alumni chapter.
Milbrey “Missie” Rennie Taylor is a strategic and media consultant who has spent more than 30 years in the television news business, including 25 years at CBS News in New York. She was Executive Producer of CBS News’ Sunday Morning and the CBS Weekend News for 10 years. She has won eight Emmys and a George Foster Peabody Award.
Stepping down from TC’s Board in May were Marjorie Hart and Jan Krukowski, both of whom had served since 2001. Hart was named Trustee Emeritus. The Board now numbers 37 members.