Henry Townley Heald
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Henry Townley Heald was president of the Ford Foundation from 1956 until 1966.
- "Heald resigned as president of New York University to join the foundation. He greatly expanded investment in higher education, including teacher training, distance learning, and improved facilities. He also led investment in Europe, Africa, and Latin America. During his presidency the foundation made major contributions in agriculture (the Green Revolution), legal aid for the poor and fellowships for the arts and humanities."
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- Education: Philanthropoid No. 1, Time, June 10, 1957.