Anne T. Bass
Mrs. Bass received a B.A. from Smith College in 1970 and an M.L.A. from Stanford University in 2007. She has been an active supporter of many social, civic, and educational organizations and has served as a trustee at Smith College and Groton School. She currently serves on the boards of Middlesex School, Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University, and the Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. She also serves on the boards of Texas Health Resources and Maine Coast Heritage Trust and on the Advisory Council of Rockefeller University. She is President of the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Foundation.
At Duke, Mrs. Bass has served on the Board of Trustees since 2003. She is a member of the Executive Committee and serves as chair of the Medical Center Academic Affairs Committee. She has previously served on the Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, and Trusteeship committees. Additionally, she was a member of the Trinity College Board of Visitors from 1994 to 2000 and of the Campaign Steering Committee. Mrs. Bass and her husband, Robert, have generously supported Duke, most notably through the Bass program for Undergraduate Excellence to improve undergraduate teaching and through the FOCUS program, which offers integrated courses developed around interdisciplinary themes for entering students. The Basses are parents of four children, including Christopher, a 1997 Trinity graduate.