Oral history interview with Geoffrey T. Boisi 2012

 

 

Name
Boisi, Geoffrey T., 1948- (Interviewee)
Grele, Ron (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Geoffrey T. Boisi 2012
Abstract
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Roundtable Investment Partners LLC. Youth: born in Long Island, Roman Catholic upbringing, Marianist high school, Boston College in the 1960s, worked in real estate, Wharton Business School; tensions between religious life and secular profession; influences: mentorship programs, Kennedy family and politics, Vincent A. Mai, Carnegie staff and trustees; first imp ressions of Vartan Gregorian; role and dynamics of the Carnegie Corporation Board of Trustees; involvement on Boston College Board of Trustees; interactions between Carnegie Corporation trustees and staff; management of Carnegie endowment before and after 2008 financial crisis; development of the Carnegie investment portfolio; praise of investment staff; discussion of approaches to education reform: Small Schools movement, Teachers for a New Era, MENTOR; projections on future programs at Carnegie; involvement on International Peace and Security subcommittee; potential of Carnegie to foster political leadership to minimize polarization of bipartisanship in government; leadership techniques and interests of David A. Hamburg and Vartan Gregorian; tensions between personal politics and Carnegie democracy programs; role of philanthropy in American life.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 3
Subjects
Investments; Education; Chief executive officers; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations--Political activity; Endowments; Philanthropy; Boisi, Geoffrey T; Gregorian, Vartan; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
2012
Date
2012
Physical Description
83 pages. + index; 1 digital audio file (110 min.); 1 digital audio file (96 min.)
Note (Biographical)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Note
Interviewed by Ron Grele on July 12 & 18, 2012.
Note (Provenance)
Gift of Geoffrey T. Boisi
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
10492247
Also In
Carnegie Corporation of New York Digital Archive
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-4gvg-mb45
Related URLs
Transcript
Available digital content for this interview.