6-8 pm Carl Icahn Laboratory AtriumCo-sponsored with Princeton's Asian Alumni
We invite you to join us at the newly constructed Carl Icahn Laboratory
(the new genomics
building located next to Scully, click for map) to celebrate the commencement
of Princeton’s Asian Pacific American Heritage
Lee ’85 will present General Fugh. Ms. Lee, as an
undergraduate, successfully engaged the University in a critical review of
its policies regarding Asian American admissions.
Our keynote speaker is Retired Major General John L. Fugh[FN]
who will talk about "American Attitudes Toward Chinese Americans and
Asian Americans" and the results a Committee of 1001 Survey.
General Fugh is on the current board of directors of the Committee
of 100 and has served on the boards of companies such as Boeing China and
Enron International China.2
Jack Tchen head of the Asian Pacific American
Studies Program and Institute at NYU will speak about the effects of Affirmative
Action programs on South East Asian Americans.
The banquet is open to all Princeton students, faculty, and alumni.
Special thanks to Paula Chow for her support.
2General Fugh was
born in Beijing, China, and is fluent
in Mandarin Chinese. He was 15 when he migrated to the United
States with his family. General Fugh was The Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army, retiring
from that post in July 1993 as a major general. He was the first Chinese-American
to attain general officer status in the U.S.Army.
After his retirement, General Fugh joined as a partner
the law firm of McGuire, Woods, Battle and Boothe
in Washington, D.C. In 1995 he served as President of McDonnell Douglas-China
and was responsible for integration and strategic direction of all elements
of MDC business in China. After MDC’s
merger with Boeing, he served briefly as Executive Vice President of Boeing
China, Inc. In 1997 General Fugh was appointed Chairman of Enron International China.
He was responsible for all aspects of Enron’s interests in China,
including business development and project operations. He advised and assisted
senior Enron executives in developing relationships with key Chinese government,
industry and energy decision-makers. He retired from Enron in 2001. General
Fugh has been active in all aspects of Asian-American
relations. He is Co-Chairman of the Committee of 100, a Chinese-American group,
and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Atlantic Council of the
United States. General Fugh
graduated from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and the
George Washington University Law School. He attended the Kennedy School of
Government at Harvard University and is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College.
He is a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia.