Board of Directors

John W. Rogers, Jr., ’76, Chair
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Ariel Investments, LLC

Felix Baker, ’87 
Managing Partner
Baker Brothers Investments  

Bill Brown
Karla Scherer Distinguished Service Professor of American Culture;
Department of English Language and Literature, and Visual Arts
University of Chicago

Sidney Dillard
Loop Capital Markets   

Derek Douglas
Vice President for Civic Engagement
University of Chicago

Hanna Goldschmidt
Faculty Emeritus
University of Chicago Laboratory Schools  

Austan Goolsbee  
Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics
University of Chicago Booth School of Business 

Melina Hale
Professor of Organismal Biology and Anatomy and Committees on Neurobiology and Computational Neuroscience
University of Chicago

David Kistenbroker
Managing Partner of Chicago Office
Dechert LLP

Susan C. Levine
Stella M. Rowley Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology;
Department of Comparative Human Development and Committee on Education
University of Chicago

Serena Liew, 85, AB ’89

Peggy M. Lim

Michael C. Markovitz, AM  ’73, PhD  ’75
John Marshall Law School, Atlanta

Jeffrey B. Matthews
Dallas B. Phemister Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery
University of Chicago

Christopher J. McGowan
General Partner
CJM Ventures / OPTO Holdings, L.P.

Siddharth (Bobby) Mehta, MBA’81

Andrew G. Neal, ’78  

Elizabeth A. Parker,  AM ’86

Chaka Patterson
Jones Day 

Jack Polsky
Chief Executive Officer
William Harris Investors, Inc.

Matthew Shapiro, ’84
Mason Avenue Investments

Neil Shubin
Senior Advisor to the President
Robert R. Bensley Distinguished Service Professor of Anatomy
University of Chicago

David H. Song
Cynthia Chow Professor of Surgery;
Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery; 
Chief, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 
University of Chicago 

Andrea Wishom
Executive Vice President
Harpo Studios

Amanda Woodward
William S. Gray Professor of Psychology
University of Chicago

Ex Officio

David B. Fithian
Executive Vice President
University of Chicago

Beth A. Harris, AB’74
Senior Counsel for University Affiliations
University of Chicago

Robin S. Appleby
University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

Staff to the Board 

Kay Kersch Kirkpatrick
Assistant to the Director
University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

Geertrui M. Spaepen
Assistant Secretary of the University
University of Chicago