Google Appts Princeton President to Board

From the release: MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – October 5, 2005 – Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced that Shirley M. Tilghman, Princeton University's President and Professor of Molecular Biology, was unanimously elected to join Google's Board of Directors. Dr. Tilghman is a world-renowned scholar, an exceptional teacher, and is…

TilghmanFrom the release:

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – October 5, 2005 – Google Inc. (NASDAQ:

GOOG) today announced that Shirley M. Tilghman, Princeton

University’s President and Professor of Molecular Biology, was

unanimously elected to join Google’s Board of Directors. Dr. Tilghman

is a world-renowned scholar, an exceptional teacher, and is respected

worldwide for her pioneering research and advocacy of women in science

“It’s an honor to welcome a woman of Dr. Tilghman’s reputation to

our board,” said Eric Schmidt, Chairman and CEO of Google. “Google

is a company born out of university research, so we look forward to

tapping into her extraordinary talents as an accomplished academic, and

as a champion of discovery.”

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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