Kathryn A. Hall '80
Kathryn A. Hall '80, San Francisco, Calif., chair of the committee, is the founder, chief executive officer and chief investment officer of Hall Capital Partners. She majored in economics at Princeton and received an MBA from Stanford University. First elected to the board in 2002 as a term trustee, she returned in 2007 as a charter trustee. Since 2011 Hall has been chair of the board. She was a director of the Princeton University Investment Company (PRINCO) from 1998 to 2011 and chair from 2008 to 2011.
Brent L. Henry '69
Brent L. Henry '69, Chestnut Hill, Mass., is vice president and general counsel of Partners HealthCare System, an integrated teaching, research and delivery network based in Boston. He majored in the Woodrow Wilson School and received his law and master of urban studies degrees from Yale University. Henry was co-chair of Princeton's "Connect: A Black Alumni Leadership Initiative" and is currently co-chairing the Trustee Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity. One of Princeton's first young alumni trustees, he is serving a second term as charter trustee and is vice chair of the board.
Miguel A. Centeno
Miguel A. Centeno is a professor of sociology and international affairs and chair of the Department of Sociology. His scholarly focus is on political and historical sociology of the state and of Latin America. He has served as the founding director of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, acting director of the Program in Latin American Studies, a founder of the Princeton Network on State Building in the Developing World, and master of Wilson College. In 2000, he founded the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP), which provides intensive supplemental training for lower-income students in local high schools. In 1997 he was awarded the President's Distinguished Teaching Award. An immigrant from Cuba at the age of 10, he earned an undergraduate degree in history, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in sociology, all from Yale University, and joined the Princeton faculty in 1990.
John D. Diekman '65
John D. Diekman '65, Atherton, Calif., is founder and managing partner of 5AM Ventures, a life science venture capital fund. He majored in chemistry at Princeton and earned a Ph.D. at Stanford University. A charter trustee, he chairs the Committee on Academic Affairs. He chairs the advisory council of the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics; is a past chair of the chemistry department's advisory council; serves on the University Art Museum advisory council; and was a member of the Aspire campaign's executive committee. He served on the board of the California Institute of Technology and is former board chair of the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif.
Catherine K. Ettman '13
Woodrow Wilson School
Catherine K. Ettman '13, from Miami Beach, Fla., is majoring in the Woodrow Wilson School and pursuing certificates in gender and sexuality studies and African American studies. She is the co-founder of the Women's Mentorship Program; co-chair of the Leadership Implementation Group; former vice president and 2013 senator of the Undergraduate Student Government; was a member of the Steering Committee on Undergraduate Women's Leadership; performed with the Princeton University Players and Princeton Shakespeare Company; served on the Triangle management team; and is a member of Tower Club.
Laura L. Forese '83
Laura L. Forese '83, Franklin Lakes, N.J., is chief operating officer of New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She earned a BSE in civil engineering with a certificate in engineering and management systems and holds an MD and a master of public health degree from Columbia University. Currently a member of the leadership council of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, she served on the New York metropolitan region steering committee for the Aspire campaign. A term trustee, she chairs the Committee on Public Affairs.
Josh Grehan '10
Josh Grehan '10, New York, N.Y., is a development associate at KickStart, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to help people out of poverty in Kenya and other countries by promoting sustainable economic growth. A native of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Grehan majored in the Woodrow Wilson School. He was awarded the Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship and following graduation studied economics and social history at Oxford University. He serves as a young alumni trustee.
Randall L. Kennedy '77
Randall L. Kennedy '77, Dedham, Mass., is the Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard University and author of numerous studies on the intersection of racial conflict and legal institutions in American life, including "Race, Crime, and the Law" and "Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal." He majored in history; studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, and received his law degree from Yale University. Kennedy clerked for Justice Thurgood Marshall. He served previously as a term trustee and returned to the board as a charter trustee in 2005.
Chad P. Maisel GS
Woodrow Wilson School
Chad Maisel GS is a second-year graduate student in the Woodrow Wilson School's Master in Public Affairs (MPA) program and president of the Graduate Student Government. A native of Princeton, N.J., Maisel received his undergraduate degree from Emory University. Prior to enrolling in the Woodrow Wilson School, he worked for the federal government as a liaison between the White House and federal agencies in the White House Office of Cabinet Affairs.
Clayton K. Marsh '85
Deputy Dean of the College
Clayton Marsh '85, deputy dean of the college, leads and supports a variety of academic programs and initiatives designed to enhance the quality of undergraduate education. Prior to this appointment, he served for nine years as University counsel, focusing on intellectual property, sponsored research and technology licensing. He has chaired Princeton's NCAA certification steering committee, served on the Eating Club Task Force and as a trustee of the Seeger foundation supporting Hellenic Studies, and is co-chairing the steering committee for Princeton's upcoming reaccreditation. He holds a law degree from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in English and comparative literature from Columbia University, and has taught several undergraduate seminars at Princeton on various topics in American literature.
Jeffrey Morell '13
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Jeffrey Morell '13, from Atlanta Ga., is majoring in chemical and biological engineering and pursuing a certificate in the Woodrow Wilson School. He has served as president of the International Relations Council and on the governing council of the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, and currently oversees Princeton's Model United Nations team. He is in his second year as a residential college adviser in Wilson College, and has played saxophone in the Princeton University Wind Ensemble.
Robert S. Murley '72
Robert S. Murley '72, Lake Forest, Ill., is chairman of investment banking for the Americas at Credit Suisse. He majored in politics and earned master's degrees from the London School of Economics and the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Murley co-chaired the Aspire campaign and serves as clerk of the board. He is in his second term as a charter trustee, and also served as a director of the Princeton University Investment Company (PRINCO). Murley serves on the boards of the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago and the Educational Testing Service.
Lyman A. Page
Lyman A. Page is the Henry De Wolf Smyth Professor of Physics and chair of the Department of Physics. He measures the spatial temperature variations in the cosmic microwave background (CMB), the faint thermal afterglow of the Big Bang. He was a founding member of the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) and currently leads the Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) project in which a dedicated telescope in Chile is mapping the CMB. After graduating from Bowdoin College, Page spent more than a year in the Antarctic, two and a half years sailing and repairing his boat, and another year as a carpenter before receiving his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined the Princeton faculty in 1991 and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Nancy B. Peretsman '76
Nancy B. Peretsman '76, New York, N.Y., is a managing director of the investment banking firm Allen & Co. A Woodrow Wilson School major, she received a master's degree in public and private management from Yale University. She co-chaired the Aspire campaign and chairs the Committee on University Resources. Upon graduation she was elected a young alumni trustee, and she is now serving a second term as a charter trustee. She also serves as a trustee of the Institute for Advanced Study and as a director of Teach for America.
Gideon A. Rosen *92
Gideon A. Rosen *92 is the Stuart Professor of Philosophy; chair of the Council of the Humanities; director of the Program in Humanistic Studies; director of the Stewart Seminars in Religion; director of the Program in Linguistics; and a faculty associate of the Program in Law and Public Affairs. His areas of research include metaphysics, epistemology and moral philosophy. Rosen was a recipient of the President's Distinguished Teaching Award. He has served on the faculty Advisory Committee on Appointments and Advancements and is a faculty fellow at Rockefeller College. After earning his undergraduate degree from Columbia University, he received his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1992 and joined the faculty in 1993.
Howard A. Stone
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Howard A. Stone is the Donald R. Dixon '69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. His field of research is fluid dynamics. He taught at Harvard University, where he was recognized for his teaching, before coming to Princeton in 2009. He has research collaborations with colleagues in chemical and biological engineering, civil and environmental engineering, physics, molecular biology and architecture, as well as in his home department. He is acting director of the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education and has served on the faculty Advisory Committee on Appointments and Advancements and the Council of Science and Technology. A member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he did his undergraduate work at the University of California-Davis and earned his Ph.D. at the California Institute of Technology.
C. James Yeh '87
C. James Yeh '87, Hinsdale, Ill., is senior managing director of Citadel Investment Group, a leading global financial institution. He majored in physics with a certificate in engineering physics and he holds a master's degree and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California-Berkeley. Yeh is a term trustee. He is a member of the Asian American Alumni Association of Princeton and he served on the Aspire campaign steering committee for the Chicago region.