Susan Weber Soros

Susan Weber Soros

Born 1954

Susan Weber Soros is the founder and director of the Bard Graduate Center for studies in the Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture affiliated with Bard College. Weber studied at Barnard College, the Parsons School of Design, and the Royal College of Art, where she earned her Ph.D. (1998) with a thesis on the furniture of E. W. Godwin. In 1993, she established the Bard Graduate Center, where she is Professor of History of the Decorative Arts.… Read More

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1954 Birth Born in 1954.


1983 29 Years Old In 1983, Weber married business magnate, investor, and philanthropist George Soros, twenty five years her senior, and the primary contributor to the OSI. In 2004, they separated and in 2005, they divorced. … Read More


1993 39 Years Old …  So with $20 million of her husband's money, she started her own school in 1993, establishing the Bard Graduate Center where she is Professor of History of the Decorative Arts. … Read More
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