GMF Founding Chair Guido Goldman Honored with Centennial Medal
CAMBRIDGE, MA –The German Marshall Fund of the United States congratulates its founding chair Guido Goldman for receiving Harvard University’s Centennial Medal. The Centennial Medal is the highest honor bestowed by Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, granted to alumni whose contributions to society are based on their graduate education at Harvard. The honor was awarded on May 23.
The medal citation announcing the award noted Dr. Goldman’s role in establishing the German Marshall Fund of the United States, stating, “In 1972, he played a leading role in raising a nine-figure gift from the German government in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Marshall Plan, America’s program to aid European economies after World War II. This monumental gift created an endowment for European studies at Harvard and established the German Marshall Fund of the United States, an organization that Goldman served for 40 years as founding chairman.”
Guido Goldman continues to be actively involved with GMF as chairman emeritus.