16 Facts About Adele Simmons


Adele Simmons served as the dean of student affairs at Princeton University, from 1972 to 1977, where she was the first female dean.

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Adele Simmons grew up in Lake Forest, Illinois, an affluent suburb of Chicago.

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Adele Simmons's has two sisters, Deborah Haight and Ellen Buchen, and one brother, Farwell Smith.

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Adele Simmons later attended Garrison Forest School, an exclusive girls' boarding school outside Baltimore, Maryland.

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Adele Simmons subsequently attended Oxford University in Oxford, England, where she graduated with a Ph.

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Adele Simmons went on to work as a reporter for The Economist from 1968 to 1969, where she covered North Africa before returning to Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Adele Simmons served as president of Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, from 1977 to 1989.

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Adele Simmons has held several other administrative positions throughout her career.

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Adele Simmons's served as president of the John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation, from 1989 to 1999.

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Adele Simmons's served as a director of First Chicago Corporation, since 1990 and The First National Bank of Chicago, a subsidiary of First Chicago Corporation.

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Adele Simmons's served as a director of First Chicago NBD, since December 1995.

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Adele Simmons is the current president of the Global Philanthropy Partnership.

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Adele Simmons serves as a senior associate of the Center for International Studies at the University of Chicago and vice chair of Chicago Metropolis 2020 .

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Adele Simmons's serves as a director of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Synergos Institute, the Rocky Mountain Institute, the Global Fund for Women, the Union of Concerned Scientists, and The American Prospect.

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Adele Simmons's serves as advisory trustee of Environmental Defense Fund.

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Adele Simmons's is chair of the committee to visit the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University, a member of the Advisory Board of the World Bank Institute and a senior advisor to The World Economic Forum.

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