Achille Tenkiang '17 will serve as the newest Young Alumni Trustee after being winning in an election that ran from May 2-24. The news was announced this afternoon at an alumni
Tenkiang has not yet responded to request for comment.
During his time at the University, Tenkiang has addressed issues of diversity and promoting inclusion. He served on the Task Force on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and addresses issues of campus climate with administrators in the Working Group on Academics and Awareness of the CPUC. He has also interned with the Provost's office, where his efforts with administrators helped to bring new funding for cultural centers, cultural studies, and diversity programming, according to a University statement to the 'Prince.'
According to the Alumni Association of Princeton University’s website, “the Young Alumni Trustee position was created in 1969 to ensure that the Board [of Trustees] would always include four members with recent experience as undergraduates.” The YATs are stipulated to have “the same rights,
According to Emily Aronson of the Office of Communications, the electorate was comprised of the Classes of 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, with around a 24 percent participation rate.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.