Duke Partnership for Service (dPS), the umbrella organization for service groups on campus, formally endorses Trey Walk as Young Trustee. After having the pleasure of meeting with all four qualified Young Trustee candidates and listening to their visions for Duke, dPS executive board believes that Trey Walk’s sustained commitment to the Durham community and his previous work addressing social justice issues makes him the most qualified candidate.
Trey’s continued partnership with Community Empowerment Fund (CEF), where he works to address issues of racial and economic justice through membership on the Board of Directors, is an exemplary model of service at Duke. Additionally, his work on campus as a driving force behind the Duke People’s State of the University, leading to the “banning of the box” for employee applicants and reversal of the University decision to limit health insurance to students on financial aid, only touches the surface of the numerous actions Trey has taken toward improving Duke's campus and the Durham community.
It is for these reasons that the dPS executive board firmly believes that Trey Walk will make the most positive and influential impact as Young Trustee. We trust that Trey, if elected to this position, will continue advocating both for Duke students and for the Durham community as Young Trustee.
Charles Huang (T‘19) President, Duke Partnership for Service