New Overseers, Alumni Association directors elected

Friday, August 21, 2020 - 10:20 in Mathematics & Economics

Five alumni have been elected as new members of Harvard University’s Board of Overseers and six as directors of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA). The new Overseers, whose terms will extend through Commencement 2026, are: Raphael William Bostic ’87, magna cum laude Ph.D. ’95, Stanford University President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Decatur, Ga. Margaret “Midge” Purce ’17 Professional soccer player, Sky Blue FC and U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Silver Spring, Md. Thea Sebastian ’08, J.D. ’16 M.Sc. ’11, University of Oxford Ed.M. ’13, Hunter College Policy counsel, Civil Rights Corps Washington, D.C. Tracy K. Smith ’94, cum laude M.F.A. ’97, Columbia University Roger S. Berlind ’52 Professor of the Humanities and chair of the Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University; 22nd poet laureate of the United States Princeton, N.J. Jayson Toweh, S.M. ’19 B.S. ’17, cum laude, University of Michigan Program analyst, Environmental Protection Agency Atlanta There were 13 candidates in this year’s Overseers election. Eight were nominated by an alumni nominating committee whose 13 voting...

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