Meyer Feldberg

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Meyer Feldberg
Born (1942-03-17) March 17, 1942 (age 74)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Alma mater University of Witwatersrand
Columbia Business School
University of Cape Town
Occupation Educator
Known for Dean of Columbia Business School
President of Illinois Institute of Technology

Meyer Feldberg was the dean of Columbia Business School from 1989 to 2004. He also served as the president of the Illinois Institute of Technology from 1987 to 1989.

Early life and career[edit]

Feldberg was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Witwatersrand in 1962, a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University in 1965, and a Ph.D in Management Strategy from the University of Cape Town in 1968.[1]

In 1972, Feldberg was appointed the Dean of University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business. Then, in 1979, he became an associate dean at Northwestern University's business school. Shortly thereafter, Feldberg was appointed dean of Tulane University's school of business. Later, in 1987, he became president of the Illinois Institute of Technology. In 1989, he was appointed Dean of Columbia Business School, stepping down from that position in 2004. In 2007 the Feldberg Fellowship was created in his honor. [2]


Academic offices
Preceded by
Thomas Lyle Martin, Jr.
President of the Illinois Institute of Technology
Succeeded by
Henry R. Linden