The Great Depression, with its pitiless lessons of economic ruin, cast a shadow over my family, as it did for so many others who managed to scrape their way through the 1930s. It was always there, hovering over the shoulders of my mother and father […]
As part of our 75th anniversary celebration, the editors of HUE, the college magazine, asked me to reflect on FIT through a small group of questions. Some of them will appear in the next edition of the magazine. Here is a sneak preview of the […]
The 50th anniversary party for the Museum at FIT offered a welcome opportunity, in the middle of a dreary February, for celebration. To acknowledge this milestone moment in the museum’s history, its director and chief curator, Valerie Steele, and curator of costume and accessories, Colleen […]
On the occasion of my 20th anniversary as president of FIT, Time.com asked if I would contribute my thoughts on leadership—which I was happy to do. My essay was posted recently and I am delighted to share it here with you.
About 1000 high-spirited people came together at the Marriott Marquis last week to help FIT honor Terry Lundgren, retiring CEO of Macy’s. It was our annual gala, and we shared it—and the $4.5 million in proceeds—with Terry’s alma mater, the University of Arizona. Terry is […]