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5th Annual Sternberg Lecture featuring William F. L. Moses, Managing Director for The Kresge Foundation’s Education Program

  • The City College of New York 160 Convent Avenue New York, NY, 10031 United States (map)
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William F. L. Moses   I    Managing Director, Education 
William F. L. Moses serves as managing director for The Kresge Foundation’s Education Program, which supports postsecondary access and success for low-income, first-generation and underrepresented students. The key architect of Kresge’s education programming, Bill leads the team’s continuum of domestic and international grant activities from developing program strategy, reviewing preliminary ideas, and helping grantees develop proposals or initiatives, to awarding funding and monitoring existing grants. Since his arrival at Kresge, Bill has served as a program officer and senior program officer, was instrumental in developing Kresge’s Green Building Initiative and has spearheaded the foundation’s grantmaking in SouthAfrica.


Before joining Kresge, Bill served as executive director of The Thomas J. Watson Foundation in Rhode Island and as a senior analyst at the Investor Responsibility Research Center in Washington, D.C. He also worked as a research officer at TechnoServe and held various administrative positions in Alaska’s state legislature and the federal government, including the U.S. Embassy in Cape Town, South Africa.


A graduate of Claremont McKenna College, Bill holds a master’s degree in international relations from Yale University. He is the author of “A Guide to American State and Local Laws on South Africa” and co-author of “Corporate Responsibility in a Changing South Africa.” He was the co- chair of the seven-foundation Partnership for Higher Education in Africa and serves on the steering committee of the Africa Grantmakers’ Affinity Group, an organization he co-founded. He also is a member of the National Advisory Board of The College Promise Campaign.

Vince Boudreau   I   President, The City College of New York

Vincent G. Boudreau earned his Ph.D. in Comparative Politics at Cornell University. Formerly chair of the Department of Political Science and the first Dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, he is currently the President of the City College of New York.