Board of Trustees


The Board of Trustees of Central European University. Photo: CEU/Daniel Vegel 2016.

Incorporated in the State of New York, Central European University (CEU) is organized as an American graduate institution, governed by a Board of Trustees, which has general charge of the affairs, property and assets of CEU. Trustees carry out the aims and purposes of the Corporation, formulate strategy for the implementation of endeavors defined in the preamble of the University By-Laws, and, to this end, manage and control all of its property and assets.

The Board decides upon establishment or cessation of teaching sites and departments, after consulting the Senate and the President and Rector. The Board of Trustees issues financial guidelines, and decides upon possible departures from such guidelines. The Board of Trustees decides upon tuition fees.

Members

  • George Soros, Honorary Chairman of the Board (Soros Fund Management LLC, New York)
  • Leon Botstein, Chairman of the Board (Bard College, New York)
  • Richard C. Blum (Richard C. Blum & Associates, Inc., San Francisco)
  • Attila Chikan (Corvinus University, Budapest)
  • Carol T. Christ (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Jonathan R. Cole (Columbia University, New York)
  • Antonio Foglia (Banca del Ceresio Group, Lugano)
  • Benjamin W. Heineman, Jr. (Harvard University)
  • Chaviva M. Hosek (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Toronto, President Emeritus)
  • Michael Ignatieff (CEU President)
  • Monica Macovei (CEU alumna, Legal Studies 1993, Member of the European Parliament)
  • Kati Marton (author and journalist, New York)
  • Pierre Mirabaud (Financier, Geneva)
  • Peter A. Nadosy (East End Advisors, New York)
  • Matthew Nimetz (General Atlantic, Greenwich, US)
  • George E. Pataki (Chadbourne & Parke, LLP)
  • Shalini Randeria (Institut für Wissenschaft von Menschen, Vienna)
  • Alexander Soros (Alexander Soros Foundation, New York)
  • Robert Soros (Soros Fund Management LLC, New York)
  • Christopher Stone (Open Society Foundations, New York)