BA, History, Willamette Univ.; MA, Art History, Univ. of Oregon; AM & PhD, Fine Arts, Harvard. Taught at Vassar, UCLA, Dartmouth & Harvard. Former Director: UCLA's Grunwald Ctr for Graphic Arts; Dartmouth's Hood Museum of Art; Harvard Univ. Art Museum. 2002-04, Director and Professor, Courtauld Institute of Art. 2004-11, President & Director, Art Institute of Chicago. Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Board Member, Courtauld Institute of Art, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, ARTstor & Willamette Univ. Lectured and written on museums and cultural and public policy. Author of 4 books, incl.: Whose Muse? Art Museums and the Public's Trust.