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Henry S. Bienen

Henry S. Bienen

President Emeritus,
Northwestern University

Dr. Bienen has been a member of the Board since 2012 and currently serves on the Organization and Compensation Committee. He is the President Emeritus of Northwestern University.

Dr. Bienen is President of the Poetry Foundation and serves on its Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and its Executive Committee, the Board of Directors of Onconova, a cancer therapeutics company, and its Audit Committee, and Steppenwolf Theatre’s Board of Trustees’ Executive Committee.

Dr. Bienen is on the Grosvenors Fund, chairs the Advisory Committee of The Vistria Group’s Education Investments, serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Rasmussen College, is a member of the Board of Trustees of Ithaka Harbors and its Finance Committee, and is on the Board of Directors of MetroSquash, an urban squash and education program in Chicago.

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