Hamilton College elects three new Board of Trustees members


CLINTON — The Hamilton College Alumni Council has nominated and elected three candidates to serve as members of Hamilton’s Board of Trustees for four-year terms which began July 1.

They are:

Elizabeth G. Bacot-Aigner 

Bacot-Aigner is a supporter, both of the Annual Fund and of her family's scholarship fund. She and her sister recently established a new scholarship in honor of their father. At Hamilton, Bacot-Aigner was an art major. 

Aditya Bhasin 

Bhasin graduated from Hamilton with a degree in chemistry and computer science before pursuing a master’s of science degree in computer engineering and a master’s degree in engineering management from Dartmouth.

He started his career with Booz Allen Hamilton before moving to Bank of America (BofA) in 2004. He has been the chief information officer, head of Consumer, Small Business and Wealth Management Technology at BofA since 2015. Bhasin is actively involved in driving programs supporting women and underrepresented minorities pursuing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines.  

Daniel I. Rifkin 

After Hamilton, Rifkin received his doctorate from Dartmouth Medical School and continued his education with a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and sleep medicine at the University of Michigan. He returned to Buffalo and opened a private practice specializing in sleep disorders. Rifkin completed an MPH degree recently, focused on the impact of climate change on sleep habits. He funded a significant scholarship endowment fund at Hamilton. 


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