The Lawrence University Board of Trustees elected a new chair. Appleton attorney Jeffrey Reister will succeed outgoing chair Harold Jordan.Reister is an Appleton native, and attended Appleton High School. He earned a B.A. in history from Lawrence in 1970 (outgoing chair Jordan graduated in 1972).
Presently, he is the manager of the Appleton office of the law firm Godfrey & Kahn, SC. He has been on the board of trustees since 1985, and has served as vice chair.
Reister has been on campus often in the past three years in his capacity as the trustee liaison for the college’s Task Force on Residential Life. He has also served as a member of the audit and budget, buildings and grounds, development, and student affairs committees.