Members Appointed to Carleton College Board of Trustees

July 26, 2005
By Sarah Maxwell

The Carleton College Board of Trustees recently announced the appointment of two new members and the appointment of four former trustees to emeriti status: Robert Fayne and Robert Nelson are new appointments, and Kenneth Baum, Bob Gale, Tom Morgan and Art Schulze have been named trustees emeriti.

Fayne, a member of the class of 1979, will serve as an Alumni Trustee. He earned a master’s in business administration from Harvard University in 1983. Since 1987, he has served as president of Consolidated Management Group in New York City, a full service sports management firm providing contract negotiations, tax planning, tax preparation, financial advisory and post-athletic career services for professional athletes.

Nelson returns to the Board, having served as an Alumni Trustee of Carleton College from 2000-2004. A 1962 graduate of the College, he is the retired vice president of corporate financial planning and analysis at General Electric.

Baum, a 1952 graduate and member of the Board from 1995-2004, is chair emeritus of his investment banking company, George K. Baum and Co.

Bob Gale, a 1948 graduate, is president emeritus of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges and founder of the National Center for Nonprofit Boards. He also has served on more than 40 non-profit boards. A member of the Carleton Board of Trustees for more than three decades, he retired in 2002.

Tom Morgan, a 1949 graduate, had a distinguished journalism career that included stints at Esquire, New York magazine, and the Village Voice. He was president of WYNC Communications Group and press secretary to New York Mayor John V. Lindsay, and is the author of five books. He served on the Board of Trustees from 1981 to 2001.

Art Schulze, a 1952 graduate, had a marketing career that spanned 30 years at General Mills, where he retired as vice chairman of the board in 1993. He retired from the Carleton Board of Trustees in 2003 after serving for 26 years.

Ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts institutions, Carleton is a private, co-educational college of 1,900 students located 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul. High academic standards, an excellent teaching faculty and a diverse student body contribute to Carleton’s outstanding reputation.