William L. Mack Appointed as Chair of Wharton’s Board of Overseers

William L. Mack, W'61
William L. Mack, W’61

The Wharton School has announced the appointment of William L. Mack, founder of the Mack Institute for Innovation Management, as Chair of Wharton’s Board of Overseers.

The Mack Institute was established in 2001 through a generous gift from Mr. Mack and his wife, Phyllis, whose longstanding support of the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania has contributed significantly to the School’s ongoing excellence and leadership in education and research.

Mr. Mack is Founder and Chairman of AREA Property Partners, a global real estate and asset manager with offices in the U.S. and in key economic centers around the world. He has been a member of Wharton’s Board of Overseers since 1998 and began a three-year term as Chair on April 19, 2013. This was noted today by Philanthropy News Digest.

Read the official press release about Mr. Mack’s appointment.