Currently alive, at 69 years of age.
1946 – Born in Santa Rosa, California, and was raised there and in Baker City, Oregon.
1668 – He received a J.D. Columbia Law School.
1972 – He served as a law clerk to Judge Wilfred Feinberg of the United States Court of Appeals.
1973 – He was the faculty of the University of Michigan Law School.
1987 – He became dean of University of Michigan Law School.
1994-1996 – He became provost of Dartmouth College.
1997-2002 – He served as the President of University of Michigan.
2002 – He was the President of Columbia University.
2006 – He was Elected to the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank in New York City.