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Everett N. Case ’22

Published in Oct. 25, 2000, issue

Everett Needham Case, a former pres. of Colgate U. and vice chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, died July 17, 2000, in Waterville, N.Y. He was 99.

Everett's career spanned academia, commerce, and foreign affairs. He was pres. of Colgate from 1942-62 and served as the pres. of the American Council on Education; pres. of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the nonprofit philanthropic institution in New York; and chair of Natl. Educational Television, a precursor of PBS.

Throughout his 20-year tenure at Colgate, Everett was a staunch proponent of the value of a liberal arts education. He played a major role in developing the so-called core curriculum approach to higher education.

Everett served as class secy. and was a university trustee. His wife, Josephine, died in 1990. He is survived by four children, Josephine E., James H., Samuel P., and John P.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The Class of 1922

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