Mr. Levy has served on many boards and committees, including the U.S. Department of Education Committee on Measures of Student Success, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority National Adjudicatory Council, the New York State Board of Regents, and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. He served as President of University Settlement, New York’s oldest social settlement, located on New York’s Lower East Side. He was chair of the New York City Commission on School Facilities and Maintenance Reform, whose report resulted in $1 billion in additional capital expenditures for the City’s school buildings. He has also been a trustee of Andover College, the American Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Hall, Cornell University, the Roosevelt Institute, Hesser College, Kaplan University, the Lincoln Center Institute, New York City School Construction Authority and Pace University, and the National Dropout Prevention Center Board.
Currently, he is vice chair of the board of the American College of Greece, a member of the advisory board of the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media, a board member of Cambium Learning Group, board chair of MetSchools, Inc., a member of the President’s Advisory Council for Teachers College at Columbia University, and a member of the College Promise Campaign National Advisory Board.
Mr. Levy lives in New York City with his wife, Pat Sapinsley, who is an architect. They have two children.