May 1, 2013

Ross Gitlin ’15 Elected Student Trustee

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Ross Gitlin ’15 has been elected Student Trustee, the Office of the Assemblies announced  Wednesday.

Competing against six other candidates, Gitlin won with 1,769 of the total 4,949 ballots cast. Runner-up Don Muir ’15 collected 1,214 votes.

According to Ari Epstein ’04, assistant director of the Office of the Assemblies, all challenges and appeals regarding the election were resolved, and none of the candidates were disqualified.

Gitlin, who will be serving a two-year term on the Cornell Board of Trustees, is replacing Alex Bores ’13, who has been serving in the position since 2011.

Check later tonight for updates to this story.

Original Author: Dara Levy