Mr.

Oscar Tang

New York, NY
Area
Public Affairs, Business, and Administration
Specialty
Business, Corporate, and Philanthropic Leadership
Member Since
2005

Oscar L. Tang is a philanthropist and retired financier. He was a founder and the chief executive of Reich and Tang, an investment management company in New York. He is on the board of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Until 2012, he was the president of the board of Phillips Academy in Andover, MA. Tang is an honoree of the Carnegie Corporation's "Great Immigrants: The Pride of America.” His philanthropy helped establish the Tang Center for Early China at Columbia University, Princeton University's P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art, and Tang Centers at MIT, Duke University, and Harvard University. After the Tiananmen Square Massacre in 1989, Tang worked with other high-profile Chinese-Americans to found the Committee of 100, including Fellows Yo-Yo Ma and I.M. Pei, to "encourage rapport and understanding between two countries." Tang and his wife, Agnes Hsu-Tang, were the leading supporters of the New-York Historical Society's Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion exhibition in 2014. Elected Fellow 2005 (V:2). 

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