CUAA Special Election 2015 for Alumni Trustees

Carol (Robinson) Wolf

Carol_Wolf_300pxSchool of Art 1984
Hawthorne, NJ

Current Position, Organization:

CUAA Council; Sole proprietor Carol Wolf Brand Identity Design; Director, Cottage Place Gallery, Ridgewood, NJ

Relevant Skills:

Communications, Brand Management and Fundraising. Demonstrated commitment to the CUAA, having contributed my skills to promote CUAA activities and support the Mission since 2013. Played a fundamental role in fundraising for the Committee to Save Cooper Union, helping mobilize more than two dozen artists to facilitate contributions of over 200 pieces of artwork in support of the legal fund.

Professional Qualifications:

Carol is a brand identity designer with over 30 years of experience creating and building brands for global clients in a wide range of industries. Currently an independent consultant, she has worked for leading branding firms including Landor Associates, Interbrand and FutureBrand NY. Her client list includes IBM, Bank of America, Nissan North American, Underwriters Laboratories, Johnson & Johnson, American Express, GlaxoSmithKline and GM, as well as cultural and educational institutions such as Tibet House NY, the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, and CECP (the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy). She plays a leadership role in fundraising and promotion of social justice issues at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood. Carol also oversees The Cottage Place Gallery in Ridgewood, NJ.

Personal Statement:

I have been actively engaged in the efforts to preserve the school’s full scholarship model since October 2011, making a concerted effort to build strong personal relationships across the wide range of constituents and groups that make up the Cooper Union community including the CUAA Council, the Board of Trustees, faculty, students, staff, the CSCU, and alumni who consider themselves unaffiliated with any organized group. I am currently serving a three-year term as a CUAA Council Member. If elected as Alumni Trustee, I am ready and willing to devote the time, energy, creative skills and enthusiasm necessary to help the Board guide the school, heal the community, and restore free tuition at Cooper Union, however long that may take.

Additional Information:

  • Successful businesswoman with over 30 years experience in brand management, creating and building brands for global clients in a wide range of industries.
  • Has built broad connections and trust across the Cooper Union community.
  • Demonstrated active commitment in support of Peter Cooper’s Mission of free education for all enrolled students.