On March 21, 2018, the Teagle Foundation announced that Andrew Delbanco will serve as the foundation's next president. The Teagle Foundation supports liberal education, with emphases on quality teaching and accessibility. As quoted by Inside Higher Ed, Professor Delbanco seeks "to continue and deepen Teagle's support of people and programs committed to bringing the gift of liberal education to all students -- not just the privileged few."
Andrew Delbanco is the Alexander Hamilton Professor of American Studies and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2012, President Barack Obama awarded Professor Delbanco the National Humanities Medal for his work on higher education and the role of classics in contemporary life.