Schenectady, NY (Nov. 30, 2001) – John Moses of Stamford, a 1953 graduate of Union College in Schenectady, New York, has been appointed National Chair of the Annual Fund for the College.
“John has been a tireless supporter of Union for decades,” Union Vice President of College Relations Tom Gutenberger said. “His knowledge of the College and dedication to higher education make him the ideal person for this important role.”
As National Chair, Moses will work closely with his alma mater to encourage alumni participation in supporting the College's annual
“I'm grateful for this opportunity to give something back to the institution that has given so much to me,” Moses noted. “Supporting Union and furthering the cause of higher education is more important today than
ever before, as the costs of providing quality education keep rising. A successful annual fund initiative enables Union to continue to offer first-rate classroom and out-of-classroom experiences for students of all backgrounds. I look forward to the challenge and the opportunity to make a positive difference.”
While a student at Union, Moses was President of the Student Council, Chairman of the Interfraternity Council, President of the Student Body, and President of Phi Sigma Kappa. In 1989, he was awarded Union's Alumni Gold Medal for outstanding commitment to his alma mater.
A management consultant and trainer, Moses formerly held positions as Director of Training for Marriott International's Northeast Region and as Director of Interdepartmental Training and Organization Development at NYNEX. He is current president of the Southern
Connecticut/Westchester Chapter of the Association for Psychological Type, an
international organization which promotes the knowledge and ethical use of psychological type in education, business, government, family counseling and career guidance. Moses also serves on the Board of Directors of the Stamford Senior Center. He and his wife, Patricia, have four children and four grandchildren.
Founded in 1795, the first college chartered by the Regents of the State of New York, Union is an independent, coeducational liberal arts college. In 1845, Union became the first liberal arts college to offer engineering. Today, Union is a recognized leader in both undergraduate research and international study; the College offers academic programs in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. Union's 2000 students come from more than 35 states and two-dozen other countries.