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July 10, 2013

Vol. 113, No. 15

Campus Notebook

Eight selected as trustees

Published in the July 10, 2013, issue


Eight new members joined the University’s Board of Trustees July 1.

VICTORIA BJORKLUND ’73 is of counsel to the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and teaches at Harvard Law School.

KATHERINE BRITTAIN BRADLEY ’86 is the co-founder and president of the CityBridge Foundation, which works to improve public education in Washington, D.C. She served as a term trustee from 2008 to 2012. 

DENNY CHIN ’75 is a federal judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals and an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law. He received the 2011 Woodrow Wilson Award.

ARMINIO FRAGA *85 is the co-founding partner of Brazil’s Gávea Investimentos, an asset-management firm, and a former president of the central bank of Brazil. He was the 2013 James Madison Medal recipient. 

STEVEN LEACH ’82 is a cancer surgeon, a researcher studying the ­pancreatic-cancer genome, and an administrator at Johns Hopkins’ McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine.

KANWAL MATHARU ’13 was elected as young alumni trustee. He will attend the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in the fall.

MARGARITA ROSA ’74 is the executive director of Grand St. Settlement, which assists low-income residents in Manhattan and Brooklyn. 

SHERYL WUDUNN *88 is a senior managing director at Mid-Market Securities and a former Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The New York Times. 

Bradley will serve an eight-year term as a charter trustee; the others will serve four-year terms.

Leaving the board June 30 were ­Elizabeth Dilday ’09, William Fung ’70, Julia Haller Gottsch ’76, Peter Lewis ’55, David Offensend ’75, and George Will *68. Princeton parent Thomas Siebel and Meg Whitman ’77 left the board earlier in the year. 

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