He currently serves on the Boards of News Corporation and SESAC. He also serves on numerous civic and non profit boards, including Carnegie Hall, WNET/Channel 13, the Museum of Television and Radio, The Lower Manhattan Development Corp; Chairman of Center for New York City Law. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Visitors of the Institute of Public Policy Service and Public Affairs at Duke University; is a Charter Trustee of Phillips Academy, Andover and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Committee on University Resources at Harvard. He was appointed by President Clinton to the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, served for 19 years as a member of the Financial Control Board for the City of New York, and he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and The Economic Club of New York. Shuman holds a B.A. from Harvard, a J.D. from the Harvard Law School and an M.B.A from the Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the Bar of the State of New York.