Two recent graduates elected to Board of Trustees

Author: Arts and Letters


David M. Baron and Kathleen M. Fox, 2006 and 2007 graduates, respectively, of the University of Notre Dame, have been elected to the three-year terms reserved for recent graduates on the University’s Board of Trustees.

Baron was graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics. He served as the student body president in 2005-06 and was cofounder of Men Against Violence, an anti-sexual assault group. Off-campus, he was a summer intern in the office of U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., and for the Washington, D.C.-based Faith in Public Life organization. He was recognized for his service to the student body with the 2006 Rev. A. Leonard Collins, C.S.C., Award.

A second-year student at Harvard Law School, Baron is active in the Catholic Law Students Association on campus. He is scheduled to earn his juris doctor degree from Harvard in May 2009.

Fox was graduated summa cum laude with a double major in philosophy and theology. She earned the Rev. Joseph H. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Award for excellence in theology and served as president of The Shirt Project in 2005. She held internships with the British Parliament and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington, D.C., and she was a student panelist for the first Notre Dame Forum in 2005, “Why God? Understanding Religion and Enacting Faith in a Plural World.”

Fox is a first-year student at Stanford Law School, where she expects to earn her juris doctor degree in June 2010. She is involved in the Stanford Public Interest Law Foundation and the Guardianship Pro Bono Program.

Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees is chaired by Richard C. Notebaert and numbers 55.

Originally published by Dennis Brown at on May 09, 2008.