Oral history interview with Janet L. Robinson, 2013

 

Name
Robinson, Janet L., 1950- (Interviewee)
Gavrilis, George (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Janet L. Robinson, 2013
Abstract
Raised in Massachussetts; attended Salve Regina University; eleven years as public school teacher; transitioned to publishing to educate the citizenry; career at the New York Times Company; meeting Vartan Gregorian; mission of Andrew Carnegie; Carnegie Corporation focus: education reform, immigration, international peace and security; constancy of purpose from Andrew Carnegie to Vartan Gregorian; a ffection for education; leadership qualities of Vartan Gregorian; unification across foundations behind a common initiative; immigration initiative; shared mission of Carnegie and The New York Times; journalism initiatives at Carnegie: News21; paying for quality journalism; relationship of journalism and philanthropy; management of investment portfolio before and after the 2008 financial crisis; partnerships with other foundations; staying true to Andrew Carnegie's mission; development of Islam Initiative; communication between Carnegie leadership and Board of Trustees; impact of teaching career on work with Carnegie
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 3
Subjects
Education; Teachers; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations--Political activity; Endowments; Nonprofit organizations; Gregorian, Vartan; Robinson, Janet L., 1950-; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
2013
Physical Description
28 pages. + index; 1 digital audio file (64 min.)
Note (Biographical)
Chair of the Board of Trustees, Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Note
Interviewed by George Gavrilis on January 29, 2013.
Note (Provenance)
Gift of Janet L. Robinson
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
11291602
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8572W2D
Related URLs
Transcript
Available digital content for this interview.