SUMMER 2013 | St. Lawrence University Magazine 7
On Campus
the Board
The University’s Board of Trustees has
elected four new trustees, who began their
terms on June 1, 2013. Two will serve
six-year terms:
Joan Darrow Corey
a volunteer with
educational, medical
and cultural institu-
tions, including the
Education Committee
of Lincoln Center Theater, which provides
cultural enrichment to disadvantaged
youth in New York City; and
S. Georgia Nugent
who recently served for
years as president of
Kenyon College and is
known nationally as an
advocate for liberal arts
education, having sat on and/or chaired
several boards that support the liberal arts.
The board also elected two McCurdy-
Sprague trustees (graduates from within
the last 10 years), to serve four-year terms:
Jonathan K.
Cardinal ’08
of economic develop-
ment for U.S. Sen.
Kirsten Gillibrand
D-NY), overseeing
Gillibrand’s legislative agenda on various
economic policies and directing related
statewide outreach; and
Heather L. McCauley
an epidemiologist in
the Division of Ado-
lescent Medicine at the
Children’s Hospital of
Pittsburgh of UPMC
and in the Department of Pediatrics at the
University of Pittsburgh School of Medi-
cine, who studies the impacts of violence
on adolescent health.
The board also named
the leader of a popular
Internet travel service as
its next chair.
H. Boyd ’78
and CEO of Priceline.
com, replaces
Donald K. Rose ’64,
retired as chair at the end of May after
serving in that capacity since 2008. The
board elected
Warren “Barry” Phelps
to replace Boyd as vice chair.
Weave' in National
Media Conversation
Five students, a recent alumna and one faculty member attended the 2013 National
Conference for Media Reform in Denver, Colo., hosted by Free Press, in April.
Professor of Global Studies John Collins and staff members of
The Weave
(, an alternative and independent media group at St. Lawrence,
presented, as did Amy Yao '14, an editor for
The Hill News
Our participation in the conference was prompted by Josh Stearns ’00, who works
for Free Press and encouraged us to get
The Weave
more connected with national
conversations about media reform and independent media,” Collins said. From left
are Allison Paludi ’14, Molly Lunn ’12, Chloe McElligot ’16, Lukazs Niparko ’13, Liqian
Ma ’16, Zeynepcan Akar ’15 and Collins. The “Yes!” insignia behind Lunn indicates the
name of the magazine for which she was interning in Bainbridge Island, Wash.
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