January 26, 2006
La Jolla, CA – Caryl D. Philips, a longtime supporter of graduate student training at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif., and Michael Pulitzer, former chairman of a newspaper empire, recently were elected to the Institute’s Board of Trustees.
A member of Salk’s International Council, Philips several years ago established the Jesse & Caryl Philips Foundation Graduate Student Endowment Fund to support the training of graduate students at Salk. Also a trustee of Planned Parenthood Foundation, she is manager of CDP Investments LLC. A graduate of Wright State and Wittenberg Universities, she resides and is an active community volunteer in Dayton, Ohio.
Until the company’s sale last year, Pulitzer was chairman of the board of Pulitzer Inc. Before being elected chairman, he was chief executive officer and chairman of Pulitzer Publishing Company. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, he practiced law in Boston before working as a reporter, news editor, editor and publisher on various newspapers.
A resident of Santa Barbara, he is also a member of the board of visitors of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York City, which awards the Pulitzer Prize that was established by his grandfather, and of the board of councilors of University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication.