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Jane Foley Fried ’83 Appointed Head of Brearley School (New York Times) Archives

Jane Foley Fried '83


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.

The New York Times carries news of Fried’s new position, noting that she graduated from the College with a degree in history and philosophy.

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.