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Alumni

New Leaders

July-August 2006

The names of the new members of the Board of Overseers and the new elected directors of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) were announced at the association’s annual meeting on the afternoon of Commencement day. The 27,396 alumni ballots received in the two elections represent a turnout of 13.1 percent.

 

Elected as Overseers, for six-year terms, were:

Arne S. Duncan ’86. Chicago. CEO, Chicago Public Schools.

Sandra Faber, Ph.D. ’72. Monte Serena, Calif. Professor of astronomy, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Leila T. Fawaz, Ph.D. ’79. Cambridge. Professor of history and diplomacy, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.

Emily Pulitzer, A.M. ’63. St. Louis. President, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.

Robert N. Shapiro ’72, J.D. ’78. Cambridge. Partner, Ropes & Gray, Boston.

Elected as directors of the HAA, for three-year terms, were:

Neal Baer, Ed.M. ’79, A.M. ’82, M.D. ’96. Toluca Lake, Calif. Executive producer, NBC’s Law & Order: SVU, Universal City, Calif.

James Bell ’89. Greenwich, Conn. Executive producer, Today Show, NBC News, New York City.

Mary McGrath Carty ’74. Belmont, Massachusetts. Executive director, The Lenny Zakim Fund, Boston.

Linda Hotchkiss ’74, M.D. ’78. Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Physician, Trinity Health Organization.

Patrik Johansson, M.P.H. ’01. Washington, D.C. Physician; deputy chief medical officer of the Greater Southeast Community Hospital.

Christina Tchen ’78. Chicago. Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP.