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Princeton in June RESCINDED THE OFFER of an assistant professorship to Michael LaCour, a UCLA graduate student who was accused of misrepresenting aspects of his research in a publicized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.
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.