Mina Rees

1902 - 1997

President of the Graduate School, City University of New York, 1969-1972. Rees was the first woman to serve as president of the association.

AAAS Presidential Address: Mina Rees, "The Saga of American Universities: The Role of Science," Science (5 January 1973) 179:19-23.

Discipline: Mathematics

AAAS offices held:

  • Chair, Council Affairs, 1970
  • President, 1971
  • Chair, Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, 1972