September 25, 2016 8:56 PM ET

Company Overview of Clark University

Company Overview

Clark University is a teaching and research institution offering graduate and undergraduate programs. It offers programs in academic disciplines such as art; biochemistry; biology; business administration; chemistry; computer science; cultural studies; earth sciences; ecology; economics; education; engineering; English; environmental science; film studies; French; geography; graphic illustration; history; interdisciplinary studies; literature; mass communications; mathematics; music; neuroscience; philosophy; physics; political science; pre-dentistry; pre-law; pre-medicine; pre-veterinary studies; psychology; secondary education; sociology; Spanish; and theater arts. The university was found...

950 Main Street

Worcester, MA 01610

United States

Founded in 1887





Key Executives for Clark University

Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Director of Athletics and Recreation
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Clark University Key Developments

Clark University Announces Board Appointments

The Board of Trustees of Clark University recently announced its new leadership team that includes Steven Swain named Chair; Robert Stevenish and Richard Freeland named Vice Chairs. The team will focus on advancing a long-term ambitious strategy to amplify the University's mission and elevate its profile on the national stage. By tapping into the business and higher education expertise of its members, the board leadership team will center its efforts on enhancing Clark's reputation as a global leader in liberal education and a destination of choice for academically talented and engaged students. Swai is a co-founder and managing partner of the growth equity investment firm Centana Growth Partners. He is joined by Vice Chair Freeland, the recently retired Commissioner of Higher Education for Massachusetts and President Emeritus at Northeastern University; Vice Chair Stevenish, the retired president and chief operating officer of Modell's Sporting Goods; and board Secretary Linda Savitsky, owner of LRS Consulting Inc., and the former executive director of the National Association of State Retirement Administrators. Stevenish has decades of experience in senior management, board leadership and consulting positions, and will apply his past success in finance and business operations to ensure Clark is a high-performing organization that is well-governed, efficient, and effective.

Clark University Appoints Edward R. Carr as Director of its Department of International Development, Community and Environment

Clark University has appointed Professor Edward R. Carr as director of its Department of International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE). Professor Carr comes to Clark from the Department of Geography at the University of South Carolina, where he served as the associate director of the Walker Institute for International and Area Studies and director of the Humanitarian Response and Development Lab (HURDL), an entity that brought academic rigor and cutting-edge development thinking and research to the development policy and implementation world. HURDL currently has projects in Mali, Senegal, Zambia and Ghana, and policy and implementation projects with a global remit. Professor Carr brings HURDL with him to Clark; the lab will reside in the George Perkins Marsh Institute. Professor Carr previously served as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow, and worked at the U.S. Agency for International Development. In this role, he was the first climate change coordinator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, and later served as an adviser on the Climate Change Team in the Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and the Environment. Professor Carr has also served as a consultant to the World Bank on issues of adaptation and development.

Clark University Appoints Jeffrey H. Gillooly as Vice President for University Advancement

Clark University announced the appointment of Jeffrey H. Gillooly as Vice President for University Advancement. In collaboration with Clark's senior leadership, Gillooly will lead fundraising efforts that will support the University's academic and capital initiatives, deepen and broaden areas of engagement for alumni, families and friends, and further the culture of philanthropy across the University. Gillooly comes to Clark from the University of Rochester, where since 2006 he served as Assistant Vice President for Presidential Advancement and University Volunteer Management.

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