THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JOHN FOSTER AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR
President Clinton today announced his intent to appoint John H. Foster to serve as a member of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Mr. Foster, of Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, is founder and managing partner of Foster Management Company, an investment advisory firm. Mr. Foster was founder and Chairman of the board of NovaCare, Inc. He is a former member of the board and of the executive committee of Avon, Inc., a board member of Corning Inc., and the New York International Festival of the Arts. He serves as a trustee of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He is on the council of the Woodrow Wilson Center and on the Board of Overseers for The Amos Tuck School of Administration at Dartmouth College. Mr. Foster also serves on the Dean's Council of the Harvard School of Public Health. In 1995, he established the John H. Foster Professorship of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health. In 1997, he established the John H. Foster Center for Private Equity at the Amos Tuck School of Administration at Dartmouth College. Mr. Foster received a B.A. from Williams College and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is established within the Smithsonian Institution. The Center fosters scholarship and dialogue in the humanities and social sciences by bringing Fellows to Washington, encouraging discourse, and publishing the results of their activities.