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Walter B. Wriston being sworn in as Chairman of President Ronald Reagan's Economic Advisory Board with George P. Shultz in attendance, March 1982

1975 January 22-24 Gordon Grand Visiting Fellow, Yale University (Calhoun College)
  January 26 Joins American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science Local Advisory Committee
  April 17 1975 Business Statesman Award, Harvard Business Club of New York
  July 29 Joins Iran-U.S. Business Council U.S. Section
1976 March 18 Joins Special Task Force on Taxation headed by Felix G. Rohatyn
  May 6 Joins Board of Governors of New York Hospital
  December 17 Becomes Federal Advisory Council District Representative (until 12/31/79)
1977   Citicorp Center (now Citigroup Center) opens at Lexington Avenue and 53rd Street in New York City. Designed by Hugh Stubbins & Associates, it is hailed as the third tallest building in midtown and the most dramatic skyscraper built in midtown since the Chrysler Building.
    Becomes General Campaign Chairman - United Way of Tri-State, Inc.
  April 7 Joins Board of Advisors - The Alliance to Save Energy (Charles H. Percy)
  May 22 Trustee of the American Enterprise Institute
  May 29 Receives Honorary LL.D. - Fordham University
  June 2 Receives Honorary D.C.S. - New York University (Commercial Science)
  June 6 Receives Honorary D.H.L. - Lafayette College (Humane Letters)
1978 February 15 Member of the Board of Directors, Associates of the Harvard Business School (until 3/9/83)
  March 8 Dr. Henry Merritt Wriston [father] dies
  May 23 Elected President of the International Monetary Conference (American Bankers Association)
  September 11 Becomes Banking Industry Chairman - U.S. Industrial Payroll Savings Committee
1979 March 7 Joins Governor Carey's NYS Economic Development Advisory Committee
  March 20 Receives 1979 Joseph Wharton Award, The Wharton Business School Club of NY, Inc.
  December 12 Becomes Director - Minerals & Resources Corporation, Ltd. (until 10/20/82)
1980   Director & Member of Policy Committee, New York City Partnership, Inc. (until 9/1/84)
  September 30 Joins President Reagan's Economic Policy Coordinating Committee (until 11/4/80)
1981 January 1 Becomes Chairman of The Business Council (until 2/10/83)
  February 10 President Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board (Chairman from 3/82-1/89)
  August 17 Chairman, New York Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (until 6/84)
1982 March Joins Kissinger Committee on East-West Trade (until 4/13/82)
  April 18 Joins Board of Directors - Coalition of Service Industries, Inc.
1983 May 16 Becomes Director - Fremont Group, Inc. (until 12/31/94)
  May 16 Becomes Director - Sequoia Ventures Inc. (until 12/31/94)
1984 January 18 Becomes Member - Board of Counselors/Bechtel Group, Inc. (until 12/31/94)
  May 8 Becomes Director - Reuters Holdings PLC (until 4/25/91)
  May 24 Becomes Director - Pfizer Inc. (until 4/26/90)
  June 3 Receives Honorary LL.D. - Wesleyan University
  September 1 Retires from Citibank/Citicorp
  October 29 Foreign Affairs Officer (Consultant WOC), Department of State (until the end of George P. Shultz's term 1/20/89)
  November 5 Becomes Director - BRIntec Corporation (until 7/10/89)
  December 10 Becomes Director - Universal Trading Exchange, Inc. (until 12/18/85)