Leo I. Higdon,
Jr. is an academic administrator and former Wall Street executive and Peace Corps volunteer. He became president of Connecticut College in 2006. He was previously president of the College of Charleston (from October 2001 to June 2006),
and president of Babson College.
From 1968 until 1970,
he and his wife served for two years as Peace Corps volunteers in Malawi. In 1972,
he received an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Chicago.
Beginning in 1973,
he worked for investment banking company S … he worked for investment banking company Salomon Brothers. He eventually became vice chairman and head of the firm's global investment banking division.
He is a member of the board of directors of:
Association of American Colleges and Universities<br />
Eaton Vance Corporation <br />
HealthSouth Corporation <br /> />
HealthSouth Corporation <br />