The Committee to Nominate Alumni Trustees is pleased to announce the election of Beth F. Cobert '80 for At-Large Alumni Trustee, Melanie C. Lawson '76 for Region II Alumni Trustee, and Ann Kirschner *78 for Graduate Alumni Trustee.

Princeton's 2018 Alumni Trustee election

The materials and ballot for Princeton's 2018 Alumni Trustee election will be distributed by email and U.S. mail in April 2018. As part of Princeton University's initiatives in sustainability, the University distributes all ballots electronically unless an alumnus/a specifically requests a paper ballot. Alumni voting electronically receive the same information that is mailed, and they vote using a secure balloting process.

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Recommendations for Potential Trustee Candidates

Trustees elected by Princeton's alumni make up nearly one third of the members of the University's Board of Trustees. This governing body is a working board and our elected trustees play an important role in determining policy and setting the future course of the University.

We want your input. If you would like to recommend a Princeton alumnus or alumna, undergraduate or graduate, as a potential trustee candidate, please send his or her name with a brief letter of support to:

Margaret M. Miller '80
Deputy Vice President for Alumni Affairs
Office of the Alumni Association
Princeton University
P. O. Box 291
Princeton, NJ 08542-0291

Beth F. Cobert '80

At-Large Alumni Trustee

At-Large Alumni Trustee
Bio [PDF]

Melanie C. Lawson '76

Region II  Alumni Trustee
Bio [PDF]

Ann Kirschner *78

Graduate Alumni Trustee
Bio [PDF]


We invite you to submit recommendations for potential trustee candidates. The committee meets throughout the academic year to review all suggestions, research future candidates, and choose the slates for the annual ballot.

Online nomination form