Susan Shaw A 1972

Running For: 2018-19 Nominating Committee

Campaign Statement

I believe it is critical to maintain ongoing relationships with alumni and foster alumni relationships with the school. Continuing to build these relationships in support of the vision and mission of Peter Cooper is essential to sustaining Cooper Union for future generations.


Susan Shaw (Art ’72) is a graphic designer and the principal of Susan Shaw Design. She is an adjunct instructor in the Art Department at Queens College of the City University of New York where she teaches Typography and Design. Married to Jack Freeman (Arch ’69), they reside in Sunnyside Gardens, Queens, where they raised their two children. Susan’s father Arnold Shaw attended the night school for art and graduated in 1946. Susan has served on the Annual Fund Committee and participated in Phonathon. She is completing her second term on the Alumni Council having served on the Communications Committee and as Chair of the Nominating Committee for 2018.

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