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Six new trustees named

The University has named six new members of its Board of Trustees. They are:

C. Kim Goodwin , managing director and chief investment officer for equities at State Street Research Management in Boston. She earned her A.B. in politics from Princeton in 1981. She has worked on behalf of Princeton's Alumni Schools Committee through which volunteers interview applicants for admission to the University.

Rishi Jaitly , who earned an A.B. in history from Princeton this year and is going to work in Washington, D.C., for College Summit, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving college enrollment rates among low-income students. He was vice president of the class of 2004 for four years, served as co-chair of the Projects Board of the Undergraduate Student Government and was student coordinator of the Crystal Tiger Award selection committee that honored U.S. Secretary of State Colin L. Powell earlier this year.

Heidi Miller , chief financial officer for BankOne in New York. A 1974 graduate in history, she served as a term trustee at Princeton from 1999 to 2003. During that time, she was chair of the trustee Committee on Information Technology and a member of the presidential search committee. She currently serves on the advisory council for Princeton's Bendheim Center for Finance.

Louise Sams , president of Turner Broadcasting's international operations and general counsel at the Atlanta-based company. She earned her A.B. in English from Princeton in 1979. A member of the University's Development Leadership Council and Women in Leadership Steering Committee, she served as a class agent for her 15th reunion and as chair of the Alumni Council's Committee to Nominate Alumni Trustees.

Eric Schmidt , chief executive officer and chairman of Google Inc. in Mountainview, Calif. He earned his B.S.E. in electrical engineering from Princeton in 1976. A member of the development office's Leadership Council, he has served on the advisory council for the Department of Computer Science. He also participated in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences' strategic planning effort this year.

Terdema Ussery II , president and chief executive officer of the Dallas Mavericks professional basketball team and chief executive officer of HDNet, the first national high-definition movie channel. A 1981 graduate of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, he has remained connected to Princeton as a panelist at Reunions and through his work for the Alumni Schools Committee and annual giving.

More details are available in a news release.

Contact: Lauren Robinson-Brown (609) 258-3601

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