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1Name:  Dr. Werner Gundersheimer
 Institution:  Folger Shakespeare Library
 Year Elected:  1998
 Class:  5. The Arts, Professions, and Leaders in Public & Private Affairs
 Subdivision:  503. Administrators, Bankers and Opinion Leaders from the Public or Private Sectors
 Residency:  Resident
 Living? :   Living
 Birth Date:  1937
   
 
Werner Gundersheimer, a highly respected French and Italian Renaissance scholar, is a major interpreter of Ferrara's cultural history who has brought unusual ingenuity and intellect to his directorship of The Folger Shakespeare Library, one of the world's great humanistic research centers. He succeeded in restructuring the Folger's operations and staff, increased the endowment and operating funds impressively, improved the physical environment, modernized the seminar program, organized both scholarly and popular conferences and lectures and created better lines of communication with the general public. Dr. Gundersheimer is a prominent leader in the study and interpretation of Renaissance history, and he continues to publish important articles in leading journals. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Harvard University (Ph.D., 1963). He has taught at the University of Wisconsin, the University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins University, Swarthmore College, and Tel Aviv University and presently lectures at several universities and colleges. Among his many honors is the Star of Italian Solidarity (Cavaliere della Stella Solidarieta Italiana) conferred by the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Italy (1974).
 
2Name:  Dr. John H. D'Arms
 Institution:  American Council of Learned Societies & Columbia University
 Year Elected:  1998
 Class:  5. The Arts, Professions, and Leaders in Public & Private Affairs
 Subdivision:  503. Administrators, Bankers and Opinion Leaders from the Public or Private Sectors
 Residency:  Resident
 Living? :   Deceased
 Birth Date:  1934
 Death Date:  January 22, 2002
   
3Name:  Dr. William N. Kelley
 Institution:  University of Pennsylvania
 Year Elected:  1998
 Class:  5. The Arts, Professions, and Leaders in Public & Private Affairs
 Subdivision:  503. Administrators, Bankers and Opinion Leaders from the Public or Private Sectors
 Residency:  Resident
 Living? :   Living
 Birth Date:  1939
   
 
William N. Kelley, M.D. received his medical degree from Emory University with honors. Following Internal Medicine training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, he joined the staff of the National Institutes of Health as a Clinical Associate in the Arthritis and Rheumatism Branch, Section on Human Biochemical Genetics. He then completed additional clinical training as Senior Resident in Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. In 1968, Dr. Kelley joined the faculty at Duke University Medical Center where, over seven years, he became Professor of medicine, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, and Chief of the Division of Rheumatic and Genetic Diseases. From 1975 to 1989, he served as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine and Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Michigan. From 1989 to 2000, Dr. Kelley served as Executive Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania with responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer for the Medical Center, Dean of the School of Medicine, and the Robert G. Dunlop Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry and Biophysics. In 1993, he was also appointed as CEO of the University of Pennsylvania Health System upon its formal approval by the University Trustees, a position he held until 2000. He was the co-founder of the Textbook of Rheumatology serving as the senior editor for the first five editions; the book now in its 10th edition is entitled Kelley and Firestein’s Textbook of Rheumatology. In addition, he was the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Textbook of Internal Medicine through three editions. The fourth edition is now entitled Kelley’s Textbook of Internal Medicine. In the national leadership arena, he served as President of the American Federation for Medical Research, President of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, President of the American College of Rheumatology, Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and Chair of the Residency Review Committee for Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American Philosophical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine (formerly Institute of Medicine of The National Academies), and the Association of American Physicians. He is a Master of both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology, and a recipient of the John Phillips Memorial Award and Medal from the American College of Physicians, the Robert H. Williams Award from the Association of Professors of Medicine, the Gold Medal of the American College of Rheumatology, the David E. Rogers Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges, the George M. Kober Medal from the Association of American Physicians, and The Emory Medal from Emory University. Dr. Kelley has served as a Director on several corporate boards including Merck & Co., Beckman Coulter, GenVec, Inc., Polymedix, Applied Biosurfaces, and Channel Health; he currently serves as a Director on the board of TransEnterix, Inc. He also is an emeritus trustee of Emory University. Dr. Kelley has served as a member of the Director’s Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Health, a member of the Board on Higher Education and Workforce of The National Academies, and an elected member of the National Council of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine). Dr. Kelley is currently Professor of Medicine in the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He married his late wife, Lois, in 1959 and together they had three daughters (Paige, Ginger, and Lori), one son (Mark, a practicing gastroenterologist), and nine grandchildren.
 
4Name:  Dr. Richard W. Lyman
 Institution:  Stanford University
 Year Elected:  1998
 Class:  5. The Arts, Professions, and Leaders in Public & Private Affairs
 Subdivision:  503. Administrators, Bankers and Opinion Leaders from the Public or Private Sectors
 Residency:  Resident
 Living? :   Deceased
 Birth Date:  1923
 Death Date:  May 27, 2012
   
 
Richard W. Lyman was President Emeritus and J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Humanities Emeritus in the History Department at Stanford University at the time of his death on May 27, 2012 at the age of 89. He became a member of the Stanford faculty in 1958 and held positions as Professor of History, Associate Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, and Vice President and Provost before serving as Stanford's President from 1970-80. From 1980-88 he was President of the Rockefeller Foundation and from 1988 to his retirement in 1991, Director of the Institute for International Studies at Stanford. Dr. Lyman received a B.A. in history from Swarthmore College, and M.A. and PhD degrees in history from Harvard University. From 1951-52, he studied at the London School of Economics as a Fulbright Fellow. He held eight honorary degrees, was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and of the Royal Historical Society and an Honorary Fellow of the London School of Economics and an Officer of the (French) Legion of Honor. Dr. Lyman served as director of the Council on Foundations and chaired the board of Independent Sector. He was a Chairman of the Association of American Universities, and he had served as a director of the International Business Machines Corporation and the Chase Manhattan Corporation and as a member of the Board of the World Affairs Council of Northern California and the association of Governing Boards of Colleges and Universities. He was a member of the American Historical Association and the Council on Foreign Relations. He was elected a member of the American Philosophical Society in 1998.
 
5Name:  Professor Jack F. Matlock
 Institution:  Duke University
 Year Elected:  1998
 Class:  5. The Arts, Professions, and Leaders in Public & Private Affairs
 Subdivision:  503. Administrators, Bankers and Opinion Leaders from the Public or Private Sectors
 Residency:  Resident
 Living? :   Living
 Birth Date:  1929
   
 
Jack F. Matlock, Jr., a retired diplomat, has held academic posts since 1991: Adjunct Professor, Columbia University, 2007- ; Cyrus Vance Professor of International Relations, Mount Holyoke College, 2007; Sol Linowitz Professor of International Relations, Hamilton College, 2006; visiting professor and lecturer in public and international affairs at Princeton University, 2001-04; George F. Kennan Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, 1996 to July 2001; Senior Research Fellow and then Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor in the Practice of International Diplomacy at Columbia University, 1991-96. In 2015 he joined the faculty of Duke University as a Rubenstein Fellow. He will spend two years on campus based in the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies, teaching courses, collaborating with students and faculty, engaging journalists and policymakers, and delivering lectures both on and off campus. In the 2016-2017 academic year he will travel to St. Petersburg, Russia, where he will lecture on U.S.-Russia relations as part of the Russia summer program. During his 35 years in the American Foreign Service (1956-1991) he served as Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1987-91, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director for European and Soviet Affairs on the National Security Council Staff from 1983 until 1986, and Ambassador to Czechoslovakia from 1981-83. Before his appointment to Moscow as Ambassador, Mr. Matlock served three tours at the American Embassy in the Soviet Union, as Vice Consul and Third Secretary (1961-63), Minister Counselor and Deputy Chief of Mission (1974-78), and Charge d'Affaires ad interim in 1981. His other Foreign Service assignments were in Vienna, Munich, Accra, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam, in addition to tours in Washington as Director of Soviet Affairs in the State Department (1971-74) and as Deputy Director of the Foreign Service Institute (1979-80). Before entering the Foreign Service, Mr. Matlock was Instructor in Russian Language and Literature at Dartmouth College (1953-56). During the 1978-79 academic year he was Visiting Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University. He is the author of Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended (2004); Autopsy on an Empire: The American Ambassador's Account of the Collapse of the Soviet Union (1995); and a handbook to the thirteen-volume Russian edition of Stalin's Collected Works (1955, 1971). Mr. Matlock was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, on October 1, 1929, and was educated at Duke University (A.B., summa cum laude, 1950) and at Columbia University (M.A. and Certificate of the Russian Institute, 1952). He has been awarded honorary doctorates by four institutions. In addition to the books noted, he is the author of numerous articles on foreign policy, international relations, and Russian literature and history. He and his wife, the former Rebecca Burrum, divide their time between Booneville, Tennessee, and Durham, North Carolina. They have five children and three grandchildren.
 
6Name:  Dr. Wataru Mori
 Institution:  Japanese Association of Medical Sciences; University of Tokyo; International Association of Universities; Japan Academy
 Year Elected:  1998
 Class:  5. The Arts, Professions, and Leaders in Public & Private Affairs
 Subdivision:  503. Administrators, Bankers and Opinion Leaders from the Public or Private Sectors
 Residency:  International
 Living? :   Deceased
 Birth Date:  1926
 Death Date:  April 1, 2012
   
 
Wataru Mori was a former president of the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences; former president and professor emeritus at the University of Tokyo; president emeritus of the International Association of Universities; a member of the Japan Academy, and Chairman of the Health Care Science Institute in Tokyo. One of two permanent members of the Prime Minister's Council (the senior advisory body in Japan on matters of science and technology), he served as chair of the Committee on Policy Matters, the function of which was the council's executive committee. Dr. Mori was also the Japanese member of the Carnegie Group of Ministers of Science (for some member countries including the U.S., the scientific advisor to the president) of the G-7 countries and Russia and the European Union. His major field of study was liver pathology, and he maintained an active interest in the pineal hormone melatonin, publishing more than 500 papers in medical literature. He held M.D. (1951) and Ph.D. (1957) degrees from the University of Tokyo. He was a foreign member of Institute of Medicine, U.S.A., and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was elected an international member of the American Philosophical Society in 1998. Wataru Mori died in April 2013 at the age of 87 in Tokyo.
 
7Name:  The Honorable Colin L. Powell
 Institution:  America's Promise - Alliance for Youth & U.S. Army
 Year Elected:  1998
 Class:  5. The Arts, Professions, and Leaders in Public & Private Affairs
 Subdivision:  503. Administrators, Bankers and Opinion Leaders from the Public or Private Sectors
 Residency:  Resident
 Living? :   Living
 Birth Date:  1937
   
 
Colin L. Powell served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001-05. Prior to and after this appointment, he worked as the chairman of America's Promise - The Alliance for Youth, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to mobilizing people from every sector of American life to build the character and competence of young people. Powell was a professional soldier for 35 years, during which time he held myriad command and staff positions and rose to the rank of 4-star General. His last assignment, from 1989-93, was as the 12th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest military position in the Department of Defense. During this time, he oversaw 28 crises, including Operation Desert Storm in the 1991 Persian Gulf war. Following his retirement, Powell wrote his best-selling autobiography, My American Journey, which was published in 1995. Additionally, he pursued a career as a public speaker, addressing audiences across the country and abroad. Powell was born in New York City in 1937 and was raised in the South Bronx. He was educated in the New York City public schools, graduating from the City College of New York (CCNY), where he earned a bachelor's degree in geology. He also participated in ROTC at CCNY and received a commission as an Army second lieutenant upon graduation in June 1958. His further academic achievements include a Master of Business Administration degree from George Washington University. Powell is the recipient of numerous U.S. and foreign military awards and decorations. His civilian awards include two Presidential Medals of Freedom, the President's Citizens Medal, the Congressional Gold Medal, the Secretary of State Distinguished Service Medal, and the Secretary of Energy Distinguished Service Medal.
 
8Name:  Mr. John S. Reed
 Institution:  Citigroup
 Year Elected:  1998
 Class:  5. The Arts, Professions, and Leaders in Public & Private Affairs
 Subdivision:  503. Administrators, Bankers and Opinion Leaders from the Public or Private Sectors
 Residency:  Resident
 Living? :   Living
 Birth Date:  1939
   
 
In April 2000, John S. Reed retired after a thirty-five year career with Citibank, Citicorp and Citigroup. He was elected Chairman and CEO of Citicorp and Citibank in September 1984. Citicorp merged with the Travelers Company in October 1998, subsequently he served as Chairman and Co-CEO of the new company: Citigroup. He served as Chairman of the New York Stock Exchange from September 2003 until April 2005, and was elected to Chair the M.I.T. Corporation in July of 2010 and served until 2014. Mr. Reed was born in Chicago in 1939. He was raised in Argentina and Brazil, where his father was an executive with Armour and Co. Mr. Reed studied at Washington & Jefferson College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a joint degree program, earning both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in 1961. He returned to M.I.T. to earn a Master of Science from the Sloan School in 1965, after a year as a trainee with the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Akron, Ohio, and two years as an officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Mr. Reed is on the Board of Altria, a trustee of MDRC and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He was elected a member of the American Philosophical Society in 1998.
 
9Name:  Mr. Paul A. Volcker
 Institution:  New York University & Princeton University
 Year Elected:  1998
 Class:  5. The Arts, Professions, and Leaders in Public & Private Affairs
 Subdivision:  503. Administrators, Bankers and Opinion Leaders from the Public or Private Sectors
 Residency:  Resident
 Living? :   Deceased
 Birth Date:  1927
 Death Date:  December 8, 2019
   
 
Over the course of his career, Paul A. Volcker was Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System; North American Chairman of The Trilateral Commission; Chairman of Wolfensohn & Co., Inc.; and Professor of International Economic Policy at Princeton University. Educated at Princeton and Harvard Universities and the London School of Economics, Mr. Volcker divided the earlier stages of his career between the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Chase Manhattan Bank and the U.S. Treasury Department. He was chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Accounting Standards Committee, overseeing a renewed effort to develop consistent, high-quality accounting standards acceptable in all countries. He is remembered especially for his success in lowering the inflation rate during his time as Chariman of the Federal Reserve. In November 2008 he agreed to lead the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board, a new White House economic advisory committee comprised of officials from a variety of business sectors. Paul Volcker died December 8, 2019 in New York, New York at the age of 92.
 
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