Education

Orley Ashenfelter
Orley Ashenfelter

1895 Professor of Economics
Princeton University
1964

Orley Ashenfelter

Mr. Ashenfelter is the Joseph Douglas Green 1895 Professor of Economics at Princeton University. His areas of specialization include labor economics, econometrics, and law and economics. He is the director of the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University, and has been director of the Office of Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Labor, a Guggenheim Fellow, and the Benjamin Meeker Visiting Professor at the University of Bristol. His current research includes the evaluation of the effect of schooling on earnings, the cross-country measurement of wage rates, and many other issues related to the economics of labor markets.

Professional
  • Princeton University, Professor of Economics
  • American Economics Association, President-Elect
  • American Law and Economics Association, President
Leadership
  • Stanford University Institute for Economic Policy, Advisory Board
  • Princeton University Center for Economic Policy, Advisory Board
  • Journal of Cultural Economics, Editorial Board
Service
  • Stanford University Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Board of Trustees
Education
  • Princeton University, Ph.D., Economics
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Economics



Carlos Garcia
Carlos Garcia

Retired Superintendent of Schools, San Francisco Unified School District
1974

Carlos Garcia

Mr. Garcia was Superintendent of Schools for the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD). With a career in education that spanned over 37 years, he built a strong track record for boosting student achievement and narrowing the achievement gap through his work as a teacher, principal, central office administrator, and leader in classroom instruction. Previously, he served as superintendent of several school districts: Sager Unified School District, Fresno Unified School District, and the Clark County School District. Under his leadership, SFUSD saw consistent improvement in achievement for all students, including increased academic gains for Latino and African American students. Mr. Garcia also led the way for district policies aimed at graduating all SFUSD students with bilingual skills and the credits required for admission to California's university system.

Professional
  • San Francisco Unified School District, Superintendent of Schools
  • McGraw-Hill Education Company, Vice President of National Urban Markets
  • Clark County School District, Superintendent
  • Fresno Unified School District, Superintendent
  • Sanger Unified School District, Superintendent
  • Fresno Unified School District, Area Superintendent
  • San Francisco Unified School District, 6-8 Middle School Principal
  • San Mateo County Board of Education, Board Member
Leadership
  • Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents, Founding Member, President
  • California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators, Founding Member
  • California City School Superintendents, President
  • Council of Great City Schools Executive Committee, Chairman
Service
  • American Association of School Administrators, Member
  • Association of California School Administrators, Member
  • California Association of Bilingual Educators, Member
  • Claremont Graduate University School of Education Studies, Board of Visitors
  • College Board, Board of Trustees
  • San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • San Francisco Mayor's Workforce Investment, Board of Directors
  • San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts, Board of Trustees
  • San Francisco Symphony, Board of Directors
  • WestEd, Board of Directors
Education
  • Claremont Graduate University, Honorary Doctorate Degree of Humane Letters
  • Claremont Graduate School, M.A., Education
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Political Science, Psychology & Philosophy



Thomas Lentz
Thomas W. Lentz

Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director, Harvard Art Museums
1974

Thomas W. Lentz

Mr. Lentz is the Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director of the Harvard Art Museums. He oversees one of the leading arts institutions in the United States, with a collection of more than 260,000 objects and a staff of over 260. A 1985 graduate of Harvard's doctoral program in art history, he is a specialist in Persian painting. After serving as curator of Asian art at the Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design, he moved to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, where he headed the Department of Ancient and Islamic art. Lentz returned to the East Coast in 1992 to the Smithsonian, initially as head of research and collections at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, later becoming deputy director, before being appointed director of the Smithsonian's International Art Museums Division in 2000.

Professional
  • Harvard Art Museums, Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director
Leadership
  • Kravis Leadership Institute, Board of Advisors
  • Princeton University Art Museum, Advisory Council
  • Sakip Sabanci Museum, Sabanci University, Istanbul, International Board of Overseers
Service
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Visiting Committee for the Department of Arts of Asia, Oceania, and Africa
  • ARTstor Advisory Council
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow
  • Association of Art Museum Directors
Education
  • Harvard University, Ph.D., Islamic Art
  • Harvard University, M.A., Islamic Art
  • University of California, Berkeley, M.A., Near Eastern Studies
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Art History



Nancy McCallin
Nancy J. McCallin

President, Colorado Community College System
1981

Nancy J. McCallin

Dr. McCallin is president of the Colorado Community College System, where she leads the state's largest system of higher education, serving more than 162,000 students annually. She collaborates with public and private higher education institutions, as well as other agencies and legislative bodies, to improve the quality of education throughout Colorado. Prior to her present position, Dr. McCallin served as the executive director of the Governor's Office of State Planning and Budgeting and as the chief economist for the legislative council of the Colorado General Assembly.

Professional
  • Colorado Community College System, President
  • Governor's Office of State Planning and Budgeting, Executive Director and Chief Economist
Leadership
  • American Council on Education, Board of Directors
  • The College Board – Community College Advisory Panel
  • Institute of International Education, Board of Directors
  • Wells Fargo Bank of Colorado, Community Advisory Board of Directors
  • Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, Board of Directors
  • National Association of State Budget Officers, Executive Committee
  • Supreme Court Nominating Commission, Commissioner
Service
  • Colorado State Governor's Education Leadership Council
  • Colorado Workforce Development Council, Director
  • Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Executive Committee
  • Colorado Women's Forum
  • National Association of Business Economists, Board of Directors
Education
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Ph.D., Economics
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, M.A., Economics
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Economics and Political Science



Trustee Jack L. Stark
Trustee Jack L. Stark

President Emeritus, Claremont McKenna College
'57 GP'11

Jack Stark

Mr. Stark served as president of Claremont McKenna College for 29 years. From 1970 until 1999 he was CMC's third president. Mr. Stark joined the Claremont McKenna College staff in 1961, and retired in 1999. He continues to serve as a Life Trustee on the Board of Trustees.

Professional
  • U.S. Army National Advisory Panel, ROTC, Retired Member
  • President's Commission of NCAA, Retired Member
  • Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Retired Member/Past Chair
  • Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities, Past Chair
  • American Council on Education, Retired Member
Service
  • Claremont McKenna College Board of Trustees, Life Trustee
  • Pomona Valley Hospital and Medical Center, Past Chair
  • Foothill Country Day School, Past Chair
  • Keck Graduate Institute, Past Chair
  • Sierra Nevada College, Retired Member
Education
  • Claremont McKenna College, LL.D.
  • University of Redlands, LL.D.
  • Soka University, LL.D.
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Humanities