President, American Museum of Natural History
Ellen V. Futter has been President of the American Museum of Natural History since November 1993. She previously served for 13 years as President of Barnard College, where, at the time of her inauguration, she was the youngest person to assume the presidency of a major American college. Prior to that, she practiced law. She is a director/trustee of a number of organizations and has a strong record of public service, including having served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Ms. Futter is also a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.