Frank White is an independent consultant with a special interest in using communications effectively to achieve the mission of nonprofit organizations.
White retired from his position at Harvard Kennedy School in 2013, where he had worked in alumni relations and resource development since 2011. From 1994 to 2009, he held a variety of positions in Alumni Affairs and Development at Harvard. He has been teaching in the Extension School since 1995. He has also taught in Boston University's Metropolitan College.
White received a BA in social studies from Harvard College in 1962, and was selected as a Rhodes Scholar, earning an MPhil in politics from Oxford University in 1969. White is the author or co-author of ten books, ranging in subject matter from space exploration to climate change.
In 2001, White received the JoAnne Fussa Distinguished Teaching Award from the Harvard Extension School.