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Merryl Tisch
a.k.a. (also known as)
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Library Lions co-chairs and 2008 Library Lions honorees. Back row: Merryl Tisch, James Tisch, Princess Firyal of Jordan, Elizabeth Rohaytn, Catherine Marron, Paul LeClerc, Susan Hess, John Hess, Christine Schwarzman, and Stephen Schwarzman. Front row: Nora Ephron, Edward Albee, Ashley Bryan and Salman Rushdie at the New York Public Library's 2008 Library Lions Benefit. Photo: Courtesy of The New York Public Library
Biography

Merryl H. Tisch is the vice chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents.

Education:
B.A. Barnard College
M.A. in Education from New York University
Ed.D. Teachers College, Columbia University

Personal:
Former Merryl Hiat.  Father is  Rabbi Philip Hiat, an orthodox rabbi.
Married to James Tisch, president and chief executive officer of Loews Corp.
Three children.

Career:
From 1977 to 1984, taught first-graders at New York Citys Ramaz School
and the Bnai Jeshurun School.

Appointed to the New York State Board of Regents on April 1, 1996 and reelected to five year
terms on April 1, 2001 and April 1, 2006. She was elected Vice Chancellor by her colleagues effective April 1, 2007 .
Most recently, she was appointed co-chair of the Board of Regents Committee on Elementary, Middle, Secondary and Continuing Education/Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities Committee.

Affiliations/Honors/Awards

Board memberships:
Chairperson, Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty
Member, executive committee of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Member, executive committe of the UJA-Federation of New York
Member, executive committee of the Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America
Member, executive committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Member, executive committee of the Citizens Budget Commission 
Board member, The Trust for Cultural Resources of the City of New York 
Member, Graduate School of Education's Board of Overseers at the University of Pennsylvania since 1998
Board member, Barnard College
Board Member, The Dalton School
Former chairperson, Mt. Sinai Childrens Center Foundation
Served as member of New York City Commission for Economic Opportunity

Co-chair of Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion's 2009 comptroller campaign

Co-chair 2008 New York Public Library Library Lions Benefit
Co-chair 2006 New York Public Library Library Lions Benefit

Created the Laurence A. Tisch Professorship in Social Sciences at Harvard in 2004.

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1.Ashley Bryan
2.Catherine Marron
3.Christine Schwarzman
4.Edward Albee
5.Elizabeth Rohatyn
6.James Tisch
7.John Hess
8.Malcolm Thomson
9.Nora Ephron
10.Paul LeClerc
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1.Image Gallery: Mount Sinai Medical Center 2012 Crystal Party
2.Image Gallery: Open University Foundation 2011 Gala
3.Image Gallery: AFOUI 2009 Annual Gala
4.Calendar: New York Public Library - 2009 Library Lions Gala
5.Image Gallery: WNET.ORG 2009 Gala Salute
6.Image Gallery: NYU Child Study Center 2009 Fashion Benefit
7.Image Gallery: New York Public Library 2008 Library Lions Benefit
8.Image Gallery: Met Council Annual Builder's Luncheon
9.Calendar: New York Public Library - Library Lions Gala
10.Image Gallery: New York Public Library Library Lions Benefit
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