Resume: Edward A. Snyder
July 3, 1953
Born in Pennsylvania to a former World War II bomber pilot and businessman and 9th-grade teacher. Grew up in Massachusetts and Maine.
BA in economics and government from Colby College, 1975; MA in public policy, 1978, and PhD in economics from University of Chicago, 1984.
OUTSIDE THE B-SCHOOL BOX
Set a triple-jump record at Colby College in his freshman year; Economist, Antitrust Div., Justice Dept., 1978-82; consultant, Federal Home Loan Board Board/Senate Committee on Banking, examining the savings and loan crisis, 1989.
Spent nearly 16 years at University of Michigan Business School; started as an associate professor, then director of the Davidson Institute and finally, professor and senior associate dean; Darden Graduate School of Business, dean, 1998-2001; University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, dean, July, 2001.
Took up golf last year and now has a handicap of 12, plays even in the dead of winter.
Married to Kimberly; three school-aged children.