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New trustees on Board

Six alumni joined the Board of Trustees this weekend, when the Board held its first meeting of the academic year. The new members are:

7 Ruth L. Berkelman '73, assistant surgeon general and senior advisor to the director of the Centers for Disease Control. She is also a visiting professor at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.

7 Dennis Keller '63, chairman and CEO of DeVry Inc. and founder of the Keller Graduate School of Management. Keller served a four-year term as a Princeton trustee beginning in 1994, and was co-chairman of the University's 250th Anniversary campaign.

7 Henry Kennedy '70, U.S. district judge for the District of Columbia. He is a member of the Defender Services Committee of the Judicial Conference of the U.S. and a 1973 graduate of Harvard Law School.

7 Spencer Merriweather '00, legislative associate for U.S. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, who represents Washington, D.C. During his senior year, he served as president of the Undergraduate Student Government and was selected by his classmates as the senior who had done the most for Princeton and for his class.

7 Thomas R. Reid '66, London bureau chief for the Washington Post. He is also the co-creator of the syndicated column "Computer Report" and the author of several books in English and Japanese.

7 Margaret C. Whitman '77, president and CEO of eBay Inc. Whitman also has served as president and CEO of Florists Transworld Delivery and of the Stride Rite Corporation's Stride Rite Division.

Princeton's Board of Trustees has 40 members, including President Harold T. Shapiro and New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman, who serve as ex-officio members.

Contact: Justin Harmon (609) 258-3601

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