Announcing the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations’ Aspen Fellows for 2017 The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations are proud to announce the 2017 class of the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations’ Aspen Fellows at the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival June 25-28. The Fellows were selected by Aspen Institute leaders from a competitive field of national nominees who are leaders with diverse backgrounds and who represent the entrepreneurial spirit, intellectual curiosity and leadership qua...
Carol Christ to Become Chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley Former AVDF Senior Fellow in Private Higher Education, Carol Christ, will become chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley on July 1. Dr. Christ, who is currently serving as interim executive vice chancellor and provost at Berkeley, will be the first woman to hold the top post at Berkeley.
Tamara Davis Interviewed in SECF Article on the Engagement of Southern Millennial Philanthropists AVDF Board of Trustees member, Tamara Davis, was recently quoted in the Southeastern Council of Foundations’ Fall 2016 issue of their Interchange Magazine. The article, “How Southern Millennial Philanthropists Are Increasing Engagement,” describes new ways through which millennial generation trustees and family members are becoming more active in family foundations. Ms. Davis notes how serving on...
AVDF President Nancy J. Cable was selected to emcee the 2016 OneJax Humanitarian Awards Dinner that honors outstanding individuals who have made a significant humanitarian contribution to the community.
Earl Lewis, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation addresses the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations' Board of Trustees in October 2014 with Chair J.H. Dow Davis (L) and AVDF President Nancy J. Cable (R).
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