Princeton installs eight new trustees

Princeton NJ -- Eight Princeton alumni have been named to the University's Board of Trustees. They are: Dennis Brownlee, Elizabeth Duffy, William Ford Jr., Wesley Harris, P.J. Kim, Richard Krugman, Karen Magee and Peter Wendell.

Brownlee is the chairman of Space Station Television, a media development company. He started his career at IBM, marketing early computer systems, and went on to become a partner of the U.S. Satellite Broadcasting Co. A member of the class of 1974, he served as a Princeton trustee from 1995 to 1999.

Duffy is executive director of the Ball Foundation, which develops career and educational initiatives to foster human potential. She has also been an executive at the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and the Andrew Mellon Foundation. She is a member of the class of 1988.

Ford, a member of the class of 1979, is chairman of the board of the Ford Motor Co., where he has worked since his graduation. He holds a master's degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Harris, a 1968 alumnus of Princeton's Graduate School, is a professor of aeronautics and astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Previously he was an administrator at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Connecticut.

Kim, the new "young alumni" trustee, graduated in June 2001 with a degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and is now a business analyst with McKinsey & Co. President of the Undergraduate Student Government in his senior year, Kim was selected by classmates as the senior who had done the most for Princeton.

Krugman, a member of the class of 1963, is the dean of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a professor of pediatrics there. Since 1987, he has been the editor-in-chief of Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal.

Magee, a member of the class of 1983, is vice president of strategic planning at Time Inc., the publishing division of AOL Time Warner, where she has worked in various positions related to finance since 1984. In 1989 she received an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She was a Princeton alumni trustee from 1996 to 2000.

Wendell is the founder and a general partner of Sierra Ventures, a venture capital fund. He has been on the faculty of Stanford University's Business School since 1991. A member of the class of 1972, he serves as a director of the Princeton University Investment Co., which manages the University's endowment.

Brownlee, Magee and Wendell were named as charter trustees, appointed to serve until 2011. Ford was named as a term trustee and will serve for four years. Duffy, Harris, Kim and Krugman were elected as alumni trustees and will serve four-year terms.


October 1, 2001
Vol. 91, No. 4
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