While the decision was difficult, Ibrahim stood out for his invaluable experience in the boardroom and powerful embodiment of empathy, accessibility and inclusion.
The even scarier fact of the matter is just how out of touch older people are, particularly when it comes to handling the crisis. I think kids might have trouble taking their demands about health seriously when their generation is confident that fruit medley is a bigger concern to safety than AR-15’s, but I digress.
Ibrahim Butt is the candidate who we believe will best champion the interests of Duke’s rapidly growing tech community.
Ibby presented himself as an authentic, compassionate, courageous leader who will advocate for all students’ needs.
We believe that Leah shows an outstanding commitment to advocacy and community. Without question, we feel that Leah Abrams has the experience and qualities necessary to serve our community well as a member of the Board of Trustees.
Chance, context, and happenstance determined the eventually permanent daily features of our campuses.
Ultimately, the checks and balances of this industry as well as the direction of impact investing will be decided by our generation of students—students who are exploring the meaning of impact investing at DIIG and similar organizations at schools across the nation.
Her commitment to hearing the voices of undergraduate students, passion for building relationships and activism in supporting a stronger relationship between Duke and its neighbors have led us to our enthusiastic endorsement.
Tim not only possesses qualities of a team-player but also of a leader and someone who embraces change. He is a candidate that has demonstrated initiative and a drive to innovate.
After hearing from all four candidates on February 3, Honor Council believes Butt best embodies honor, integrity, and moral courage, the values that define our Duke community.