Robinson to Chair Williams’ Board of Trustees

Photo of new Board Chair Liz Robinson, Class of 1990

Liz Robinson ’90

Headshot of current Board Chair Michael Eisenson, Class of 1977

Michael Eisenson ’77

Liz Beshel Robinson ’90 has been named chair of the Williams College Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2019. She will succeed Michael Eisenson ’77, whose 12-year board term, including five years as chair, ends June 30.

Robinson spent 25 years at Goldman Sachs, ultimately becoming partner and global treasurer before retiring in 2016. Her service to Williams includes chairing the board’s Audit Committee and serving on the presidential search committee and her class’s 25th reunion fund committee. She also was an associate class agent.

Eisenson’s many accomplishments as chair include overseeing approval of the college’s landmark sustainability commitments, guiding the creation of the investment office and leading the search for Williams’ 18th president.