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Academy faults former leader on credentials, salary

Says Berlowitz inflated credentials, pushed pay to unreasonable level

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences released a scathing report on its former president, concluding that Leslie Berlowitz exaggerated her resume and manipulated the compensation process to boost her pay by roughly $2.2 million over her 17-year-tenure. Below, read the school's letter to fellow, the full report, and Berlowitz's written response to the report.

Letter to fellows

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences issued a letter to its members Monday with a summary of its investigation concerns about its former president, Leslie Berlowitz.

 

Full report from the Board

The Academy's board also release a 28-page report, prepared with help from a special committee and outside law firms.

 

Statement by Leslie Berlowitz

Leslie Berlowitz issued a written response to the report on Monday.

 

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