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WPI's Board of Trustees was created in 1865, the year the university was founded. The first board consisted largely of the men who had taken the dream of WPI founder John Boynton and turned it into a reality.

BOARD LEADERSHIP

William (Bill) Fitzgerald ’83
Chair
Retired Vice President & General Manager
Commercial Engines Operation, GE Aviation

Michael E. Aspinwall, '75
Vice Chair
CEO and co-founder, Stability Health

Linwood (Woody) E. Bradford Jr., ’89
Vice Chair
CEO and Chair of the Board
Conning

Marni Hall, ’97
Vice Chair
VP & GM Regulatory Science and Strategy, IQVIA 
 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

James P. Baum, ’86
Venture Partner
OpenView

Lorraine Bolsinger
Ret. VP,  XLP Accelerated Leadership Program 
General Electric Company

Michael J. Dolan, ’75
Retired Senior Vice President
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Robert Hart, ’79
President and CEO, TruAmerica Multifamily

Jeremy Hitchcock, ’04
Founder and CEO
Minim

Stuart C. Kazin '61
Retired Senior Vice President
Worldwide Operations
Lotus Development Corporation

Carleton Kilmer, ’64
Retired Senior Partner
Accenture

Joyce Kline, ’87
Partner
Accenture

David LaPre, ’74
Retired Head of Global Pharma Technical Operations,
Hoffman-LaRoche, Inc.

Francesca Maltese
Retired Director, Governmental and Community Affairs, O’Connell Development Group

Erica Mason, ’96
Artist

Pamela McCauley
Associate Dean
Wilson College of Textiles
North Carolina State University

Neil McDonough
Chairman, Flexcon Holdings Trust

Linda McGoldrick
Financial Health Associates International

Mark O'Neil, ’80
Retired Executive Vice President & COO
Cox Automotive

George R. Oliver, ’82
Chairman and CEO
Johnson Controls

Karen M. Tegan Padir, ’90
SVP, Digital Product & Technology, binx health

Stephen H. Rusckowski '79
Chairman, President and CEO
Quest Diagnostics

Winston Oluwole “Wole” Soboyejo
President
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 

Mark E. Russell
Corporate Vice President
Engineering, Technology and Mission Assurance
Raytheon Company

Joan Bolduc Szkutak, ’79
Retired Director, Research & Development,
Fabric Care Product Development
Procter & Gamble, Inc.

Myles Walton '97
Managing Director
UBS 

Dorothea C. Wong, ’92
Executive Director
Global Operations Supply Chain
Collins Aerospace

Navjot Singh
Senior Partner/Managing Partner
McKinsey & Company 

Beth Phalen, ’85 
(Ret.) President & GM of Data Protection
Dell EMC

Patti Newcomer-Small ’90 
Chief Marketing Officer
FieldRoutes
 

Maureen McCaffrey ’86 
Director
MIT Investment Management Company 

Carleen Maitland ’88
Professor & Co-director, Institute for Information Policy
Penn State University