Thomas Ehrlich is a senior scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching "and co-directs the Political Engagement Project, the Project on Foundations and Education, and the Business, Entrepreneurship, and Liberal Learning project. He has previously served as president of Indiana University, provost of the University of Pennsylvania, and dean of Stanford Law School. He was also the first president of the Legal Services Corporation in Washington, DC, and the first director of the International Development Cooperation Agency, reporting to President Carter. Before coming to the Carnegie Foundation, he was a Distinguished University Scholar at California State University and taught regularly at San Francisco State University. He is author, co-author, or editor of 11 books, including Higher Education and Civic Responsibility (2000), Educating Citizens: Preparing America’s Undergraduates for Lives of Moral and Civic Responsibility (2003), and Reconnecting Education and Foundations: Turning Good Intentions into Educational Capital (2007). He is a trustee of Mills College, and has been a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania and Bennett College. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School and holds five honorary degrees." 
- Human Rights Watch Academic Freedom Committee
- Director, Public Welfare Foundation 
- Advisory Committee, American Democracy Project 
- Board of Advocates, Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service 
- Reconnecting Education and Foundations: Turning Good Intentions into Educational Capital; Ray Bacchetti (Editor), Thomas Ehrlich (Editor), Lee S. Shulman (Foreword by) (Chapter three is "What Might Andrew Carnegie Want to Tell Bill Gates? Reflections on the Hundredth Anniversary of The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching" (Ellen Condliffe Lagemann, Jennifer de Forest).)
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Related Sourcewatch articles
- Thomas Ehrlich, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, accessed December 14, 2007.
- Directors, Public Welfare Foundation, accessed July 29, 2008.
- About, American Democracy Project, accessed December 14, 2007.
- Directors, Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, accessed June 16, 2010.