Future Generations University is a private nonprofit institution and recognized as such by Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3).

Board of Trustees

Future Generations Graduate School is governed by its Board of Trustees.

  • Ronald Carrier (Chair) - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Isaac Bekalo - Addas Abbaz, Ethiopia
  • Shannon Bell - Blacksburg, VA
  • Christopher Cluett - Seattle, WA
  • Deepak Gopalakrishna - Washington, D.C.
  • Ruben Puentes - Punta del Esta, Uruguay
  • Kent Spellman - Fairmont, W.V.
  • Michael Stranahan - Aspen, CO
  • Daniel C. Taylor - Franklin, W.V.

Advisory Council

Future Generations University has an external Advisory Council consisting of leaders in the fields of higher education, international development, technology and systems thinkings.

  • Brenda Gouley (U.K) Former Vice-Chancellor, Open University (U.K); Former Vice-CHancellor, University of Natal (South America)
  • Kul C. Gautam (Nepal) - Former Assistant Secretary General United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF. Coordinator of the 1990 World Summit for Children.
  • David Hales (U.S.A.) - Former President, College of the Atlantic; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Government
  • Patricia Rosenfield, (U.S.A.) - Senior Fellow, Rockefeller Archives Center
  • George Rupp, (U.S.A.) - Former President, Columbia University, Rice University; also former President, International Rescue Committee
  • Susan Stroud (U.S.A.) - Executive Director, Innovations in Civic Participation. Co-founder the Talloires Network (a network of universities committed to education on civic engagement and social responsibility). Founding Director of AmeriCorps.