Claire Shipman and David Greenwald to Lead Trustees

Claire Shipman and David Greenwald
Claire Shipman and David Greenwald. (Courtesy of Columbia University Trustees)

David Greenwald ’83LAW and Claire Shipman ’86CC, ’94SIPA, University Trustees since 2018 and 2013, respectively, have been elected co-chairs of the board. They assumed their new leadership roles on September 1, when Jonathan Lavine ’88CC, ’23HON stepped down at the end of his five-year term as chair and retired from the board after twelve years of service.

Greenwald, a corporate attorney who is chairman of the law firm Fried Frank, and Shipman, a television journalist and author of best-selling books on women’s leadership, were previously vice chairs of the board.