Former AUB President joins board of Alexandria Trust

London, 27 July 2016– John Waterbury has joined the Board of Trustees of the Alexandria Trust.

John became the 14th President of the American University of Beirut (AUB) in January 1998 and retired from the presidency in July 2008.

Before joining AUB, John was for 20 years professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He was Director of Princeton's Center of International Studies and Editor of the academic journal, World Politics, from 1992 to 1998.

Throughout 2011, he was Senior Advisor to the Executive Affairs Authority of Abu Dhabi on higher education.