Lucille Reading

Name: Lucille Reading.

Position: Banquet server in Prospect House. Setting up, serving and breaking down for events ranging from bar mitzvahs to weddings to alumni activities.

Quote: "You never know who's going to walk through that door -- it could be the governor or Dr. Ruth. I'm fortunate to come in contact with so many people. I'm always prepared because I always have a smile."

Other interests: Spending time with her two sons, John, who is studying law at Rutgers University, and Thomas, a fifth-grader.


Two retirees of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory have died in recent weeks.

Monte Frazier, a former mechanical technician, died on April 28. He was employed by the lab for 27 years, retiring in 1991. Survivors include his daughter, Irene Hagans.

Claude Schad, a former technical associate, died on March 31. He worked at the lab for 25 years, retiring in 1986. Survivors include his sons, Claude, Christopher and Noel, and a daughter, Mary.

Bernanke named to Fed board

President Bush has nominated Princeton economics professor Ben Bernanke to the seven-member Federal Reserve Board.
    Bernanke is the Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Economics and Public Affairs and the chair of the Department of Economics. A macroeconomist with interests in monetary policy and macroeconomic history, he is the director of the Program in Monetary Economics of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a member of the bureau's Business Cycle Dating Committee. He also serves as editor of the American Economic Review.
    His nomination is subject to approval by the U.S. Senate.


Director of publications

Laurel Masten Cantor has been promoted to director of publications in the Office of Communications.
    A Princeton staff member since 1982, Cantor has served as director of creative services in the communications office since 1999. As director of publications, she will be responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction and for producing high-quality print and electronic publications. The position was created as a result of an administrative review of the office, which started in 2000.
    "While the office received good reviews internally and externally, it was determined that the publications team -- with about four full-time employees -- was performing the work of six and a half full-time employees, and demands were continuing to grow. Also, it was determined that our publications activities needed greater coordination, direction and oversight," said Lauren Robinson-Brown, director of communications.
    "With her knowledge of Princeton, her creativity and her wealth of experience in publications, Laurel is prepared to lead our effort to meet these growing needs while improving service delivery," she continued.
    The office annually produces about 50 key print publications -- including Admission Information, the Student Guide, the Undergraduate Announcement and the Graduate School Announcement -- another 40 Web publications and some 500 other jobs ranging in complexity from business cards to posters and logos.
    Previously, Cantor served as a publications editor and senior publications editor/designer. From 1996 to 1999, she was the art director of the University's 250th anniversary and a project manager in communications. She is active in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, from which she has won numerous national and regional awards for her work.
    She earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from Wesleyan University.

May 20, 2002
Vol. 92, No. 27
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Thriving in the presidency
For Tilghman, there's a science to thre presidency
President enjoys making things happen whether big or small

Page one
Stein chosen to receive National Medal of Science
Anne-Marie Slaughter named Woodrow Wilson School dean

Math analysis could aid flu vaccine selection
There's nothing like mom's cooking
Universitywide public events calendar launched on Web
Keeping it short: Richardson distills wit in aphorisms
Book marks 50th year of Forrestal Campus

People, spotlight, briefs
Three named Goldwater Scholars

Nassau Notes
By the numbers
Calendar of events

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Editor: Ruth Stevens
Calendar editor: Carolyn Geller
Staff writers: Jennifer Greenstein Altmann, Steven Schultz
Contributing writers: Marilyn Marks, Evelyn Tu
Photographer: Denise Applewhite
Design: Mahlon Lovett, Laurel Masten Cantor, Megan Peterson
Web edition: Mahlon Lovett

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