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Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Taylor

Beth Taylor focuses on senior-level positions in colleges and universities, foundations, social service agencies and cultural institutions. She has completed searches for university and college presidents, provosts/vice presidents for academic affairs, research, finance and development and deans of engineering, business, medicine, dentistry, public health, nursing, education and arts and sciences. Beth has also supported leadership searches for museums and foundations.

Her experience as the chancellor’s deputy at the City University of New York and as assistant dean for academic affairs at the newly established Livingston College at Rutgers University provided her with an in-depth understanding of governance, finance, academic affairs and strategic planning. At the City University, Beth also served as the chancellor’s chief liaison to the college presidents and the governing board. Subsequently, she served for more than a decade as an officer in the financial services industry on Wall Street.

An active volunteer for educational and social services institutions in New York City, Beth is chair of the board of Surf Point Foundation in Maine. She was board chair of St. Augustine’s School for the Arts and Prep for Prep and long served on the board of governors of the New School University and the Public Education Association. She is presently also a member of the board of United Neighborhood Houses.

M.Ed., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
B.A., Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program, Cambridge, MA
Completed coursework for a Doctorate Degree, Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, NY


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Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Taylor
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New York, NY
Phone: 646-346-6723
Fax: 212-686-2527
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