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- David A. Thomas, who has a Ph.D. in psychology, is president of Morehouse College and has worked in higher education for 30-plus years.
Vanguard says David A. Thomas has been elected to its board of directors and to the board of trustees of each of the Vanguard funds.
Thomas, who has a Ph.D. in psychology, is president of Morehouse College and has worked in higher education for over 30 years. Earlier, he served as the H. Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, dean of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.
“We are thrilled to welcome David to Vanguard’s board of directors,” said Vanguard Chairman and CEO Tim Buckley, in a statement. “He is a purpose-driven leader who has extensive experience in setting a vision, inspiring an organization, managing operations, and developing talent equally. Our client-owners will benefit tremendously from his governance.”