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Lumina Foundation Announces Election of New Board Member

Indianapolis—Lumina Foundation has announced the election of Austan Goolsbee to serve on Lumina Foundation’s Board of Directors.

New Board member Goolsbee is the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He previously served in Washington as the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and a member of the President's cabinet. His research has earned him recognition as a Fulbright Scholar and an Alfred P. Sloan fellow. In prior years he was named one of the 100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum, and one of the six "Gurus of the Future" by the Financial Times and he has twice been named as a "star" professor by BusinessWeek's "Guide to the Best Business Schools."

Goolsbee serves on the Economic Advisory Panel to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and has previously served on the Panel of Economic Advisors to the Congressional Budget Office, the U.S. Census Advisory Commission and as a special consultant for Internet Policy to the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice.

See a complete list of the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

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