Goldman Sachs Chief now Chairman of the Hamilton Board of Directors
Goldman Sachs President and CEO has been unanimously chosen to chair the Hamilton College Board of Trustees.
David Solomon graduated from Hamilton in 1984 and currently serves on the Board of Trustees as a Founding Trustee and Co-Chair of the College’s Board of Trustees. Because Hamilton fundraising campaign, an effort to raise $ 400 million by June 30, 2023. Over $ 320 million has been committed to date, the majority for scholarship assistance.
Solomon will assume the new role in July and succeed Stephen Sadove, former Chairman and CEO of Saks Inc., who has been elected Life Trustee and Chairman Emeritus. Sadove graduated from Hamilton in 1973. Robert Delaney, Class of 1979, and Linda Johnson, Class of 1980, were re-elected Vice-Chairs of the Hamilton Board of Directors.
“David Solomon is a gifted leader and strategic thinker who understands the fundamental role that liberal arts education can play in preparing students for a life of meaning and purpose,” said President David Wippman. “He is committed to keeping education in Hamilton affordable, and he looks forward to building on Hamilton’s growing national and international reputation. I look forward to working even more closely with him as we seek to provide students with the best liberal arts education in the country. “
“Hamilton is a special place that has had a huge impact on my life and career,” Solomon said. “Every day I draw on the critical thinking and communication skills I developed there. I am honored to chair the board and look forward to making Hamilton even stronger for its students, faculty, administration and alumni.
Solomon joined the Hamilton Board of Directors in 1996.