Ms Linda Koch Lorimer
A graduate of Norfolk Academy, Hollins University, and Yale Law School, Ms. Lorimer practiced law in New York City and then held a series of administrative positions at Yale between 1978 and 1986. From 1986 to 1993 Ms. Lorimer served as President of Randolph–Macon Woman’s College in her home state of Virginia. During this period, she was elected as a Fellow of the Yale Corporation.
Ms. Lorimer has been a leader of numerous nonprofit and corporate enterprises. She was awarded the Order of Merit by the Government of Argentina for advancing international education (2003), the Sandra Day O’Connor Award by the American Bar Association for board excellence (2008), and the Yale Medal for conspicuous service to Yale (2008). She has received four honorary degrees for her efforts to advance women.