Lantern - Colin Greer
Colin Greer has been the President of the New World Foundation since 1985. Formerly, he was a Professor at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. Dr. Greer participated in and directed several studies of U.S. Immigration and urban schooling policy and history (at Columbia University and CUNY). He wrote briefing papers on philanthropy and government for First Lady Hillary Clinton, and on education policy for Senator Paul Wellstone. He chaired the President’s White House Internship Financial Aid Committee (1992–1994) and chaired the Funders’ Committee for Citizen Participation for 12 years. His books include (with Herbert Kohl) A Call to Character and The Plain Truth of Things.