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Alumna Cecily Murphy Majerus elected to Beloit College Board of Trustees

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

MEDIA CONTACT: Hilary Dickinson at or 608-363-2849

Cecily Murphy Majerus’80 was elected to the college’s board of trustees at its April meeting. She will serve a three-year period expiring in 2016.

Majerus graduated from Beloit College with a bachelor’s degree in government.

She received a master’s degree in medieval history in 2009 from San Francisco State University, and she currently teaches at Acalanes Adult Education Center. She and her husband, David, reside in Berkeley, Calif. 

Before moving to California in 1997, Majerus was the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Program Assistant for Maryland Gov. William Donald Schaefer.

She has served as a board member, chair, executive director and advisor for organizations including Ocean Conservancy, the Tuolumne River Trust and The Marine Mammal Center.