Seven new members joined Princeton’s Board of Trustees July 1:

JOSÉ B. ALVAREZ ’85 is a senior lecturer of business administration at Harvard Business School.

AZZA COHEN ’16 was elected as young alumni trustee. She will study culture and colonialism at the National University of Ireland Galway on a George J. Mitchell scholarship. 

BLAIR EFFRON ’84 is co-founder of Centerview Partners, an investment-banking firm that specializes in advice on mergers, acquisitions, and financial restructurings.

HENRI R. FORD ’80 is vice president and surgeon-in-chief at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and vice dean for medical education at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.

PHILIP U. HAMMARSKJOLD ’87 is the CEO of private-equity firm Hellman & Friedman and serves as chairman of the firm’s investment and compensation committees. 

DEREK C. KILMER ’96 is a Democratic congressman from Washington state.

THOMAS S. ROBERTS ’85 is a managing director for growth-equity firm Summit Partners and co-founder of Summit Partners Credit Advisors.

Ford and Hammarskjold will serve eight-year terms as charter trustees; the others will serve four-year terms.

Leaving the board June 30 were JAIME I. AYALA ’84, ANGELA A. GROVES ’12, LAURENCE C. MORSE *80, ROBERT S. MURLEY ’72, JOHN O. WYNNE ’67, and president emerita of Brown University RUTH SIMMONS.