Jane Foley Fried, of the Class of 1983, has been appointed head of the Brearley School on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Fried comes to Brearley from Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., where she has worked in leadership positions since 1991, most recently as the dean of admission and assistant head for enrollment, research and planning.
Fried also earned a master’s degree from Tufts University, writing her thesis on girls’ perceptions of leadership. Fried begins as Brearley’s 15th Head of School July 1, 2012.
Brearley was the recipient of Bowdoin’s 2011 Abraxas Award.