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Earl Lewis Elected Next President of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have elected Earl Lewis (History Ph.D 1984 UofM) to be the Foundation's next President, effective March 2013.

Since July 2004 Lewis has been Emory University's Provost and Executive Vice-President for Academic Affairs. He is also the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of History and African American Studies. As Provost, Lewis is Emory University's chief academic officer, overseeing the educational policies and priorities of the University and appointments of faculty across the schools and divisions.

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