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Eleanor Venables

Eleanor Venables of New Paltz, New York, is a longtime friend of the College with extensive experience in music, higher education and real estate. A former Fulbright Award recipient, Venables holds an MFA and Ph.D. from Brandeis University and has taught at institutions including Brandeis, Patterson State College, Hunter College, Manhattan School of Music and SUNY New Paltz. Along with her husband, Andre, Eleanor has also managed a successful realty agency for many years, right here in New Paltz.