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Board of Directors

Phoebe A. Haddon, Chair

Phoebe A. Haddon, chancellor of Rutgers University–Camden, is chair of the Bank’s board of directors and a Class C director.

Haddon became chancellor of Rutgers University–Camden in 2014 and is responsible for the administration of more than 7,350 students in 39 undergraduate and 39 graduate programs. Previously, she was dean of the University of Maryland’s Francis King Carey School of Law and a faculty member at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law for nearly 30 years. An accomplished scholar on constitutional and tort law, she coauthored two casebooks in those fields and has written on equal protection, jury participation, academic freedom, and diversity.

Haddon is a member of the American Bar Association’s Commission on the Future of Legal Services, as well as the ABA’s Kutak Award Committee. She is on the boards of trustees for the Cooper University Health System, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Camden Health & Athletic Association, and HERS (Higher Education Resource Services). She is the recipient of the 2019 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of American Law Schools.

Haddon has an LL.M. (master of laws) from Yale Law School, a J.D. (cum laude) from Duquesne University School of Law, and a bachelor’s degree from Smith College.