Chestertown, MD, October 20, 2000 — Dr. John Toll, President of Washington College, has announced the appointment of Thomas Crouse, Jr. as Chair of the Visiting Committee of Alumni.
Raised in Denton, MD, Crouse graduated from Washington College in 1959 and later earned an MBA from Columbia University. Crouse serves as Chairman of CIG International, Ltd., an investment firm he founded in 1984. He and his wife, Kay Enokido, reside in Washington, D.C. Crouse joined the College's Visiting Committee in 1995.
"As a graduate of Washington College and a successful entrepreneur, Tom will be able to contribute valuable insights as we define future goals for institutional advancement," said Toll. "His role will be to lead the Visiting Committee's active participation during our semi-annual meetings."
The Washington College Visiting Committee is comprised of Washington College graduates who act as a sounding board for the administration. Convening in the fall and spring for Friday and Saturday sessions, Visiting Committee members raise strategic issues, advise the president and senior staff, review programs, and suggest ways to advance the College to new levels of quality and distinction.
Washington College is a private liberal arts and sciences college located in historic Chestertown on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Founded in 1782 under the patronage of George Washington, it was the first college chartered in the new nation.