Currently alive, at 75 years of age.
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1944 – Judith Seitz Rodin, born on this year in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is the first female president of an Ivy League university.
1966 – Received a BA Psychology, University of Pennsylvania.
1970 – Received a PhD, in Columbia University.
1970 – 1972 – Served as a Professor in Psychology, in New York University.
1972 – 1994 – Professor in Psychology at Yale University.
1979 – Named as a full professor of psychology.
1983 – 1993 – She chaired an international research network studying health and behavior for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
1985 – Added the title of professor of medicine and psychiatry.
1992 – She served two years as chair of the department of psychology and one year as dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
1994 – Became the first woman to be named to the presidency of an Ivy League institution.
1994 – 1995 – Served as a Presidential panel to review security at the White House.
2003 – Was presented with the Philadelphia Award, recognizing "citizen[s] of the region who [have] done the most to advance the best and largest interest of the community".
2005 – Became president of the Rockefeller Foundation in March.
2006 – She is currently on the the Board of Directors of Citigroup, AMR Corporation (the parent company of American Airlines), and Comcast Corporation where she served as the presiding director.