Courtesy Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Nine Alumni Have Begun Terms on the University’s Board of Trustees:

FIYINFOLUWA “TUMI” AKINLAWON ’15, who is joining Boston Consulting Group. He was elected as young alumni trustee.

LAURA FORESE ’83, president of New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System.

LORI DICKERSON FOUCHÉ ’83, chief executive officer of Prudential Group Insurance.

ARMINIO FRAGA *85, co-founder of Gávea Investimentos and chairman of the board of Brazil’s securities, commodities, and futures exchange.

PAUL MAEDER ’75, a founding partner of Highland Capital Partners.

LOUISE SAMS ’79, executive vice president and general counsel of Turner Broadcasting System Inc. 

ANNE SHERRERD *87, co-founder of Abeles Sherrerd Architects and former Alumni Association president.

DORIS SOHMEN-PAO ’93, executive vice president of Yale-NUS College in Singapore.

C. JAMES YEH ’87, senior managing director of Citadel Investment Group.

Princeton in June RESCINDED THE OFFER of an assistant professorship to Michael LaCour, a UCLA graduate student who was accused of misrepresenting aspects of his research in a publicized study of attitudes toward same-sex marriage.

Courtesy Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

CHARLES E. TOWNSEND, professor emeritus of Slavic languages and literatures, died June 7. He was 82. Townsend taught at Harvard, joining Princeton’s faculty in 1966; he served as department chair from 1970 until he retired in 2002. From 1968 to 1970, Townsend directed the Critical Languages Program, and he became a strong advocate for its female students. He wrote or co-authored about a dozen books, including a textbook on Russian used by generations of students. A memorial was planned for the fall.