New Alumni Council chair Nancy Newman ’78 will make increasing graduate alumni participation in alumni events one of her top priorities, she said in a recent interview with The Daily Princetonian. Newman was elected to replace Henry Von Kohorn ’66two years ago, and in accordance with the bylaws of the Alumni Council, served as vice chair for two years before becoming chair this past summer.
Alumni around the world who don’t already know the new University president, Christopher Eisgruber ’83, will have at least 13 chances to meet him, beginning Monday night.Eisgruber will travel the globe this year as he formally introduces himself to the University’s 88,000 alumni at dinner receptions.
“If someone says they don’t like the cute animals on BuzzFeed, you should turn to them and ask if they are a robot,” Jon Steinberg ’99, the president and COO of BuzzFeed, said jokingly during a lecture he delivered on Tuesday night. But it was not just a joke.