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Welcome, Tufts Alumni Indonesia Chapter!

March 28, 2013

The launch of the Tufts Aumni Indonesia Chapter on March 23 marked the creation of the 27th international alumni group. More than 20 Jumbos gathered for a luncheon, presentation, and launch ceremony.

Jakarta-based Jumbos come together for the launch

Director of Asia Relations and Development for Advancement, Ming Zhong, hosted the celebration at the JW Marriott Hotel in Jarkata. During the luncheon Eric Brum, DVM, A99, V04, a clinical assistant professor at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, provided remarks on his work with the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization in Indonesia.

Paul Lemaistre, A07, notes the presence at the event of distinguished alumni such as Anak Agung Gde Agung, FG73, a former minister of social affairs, and former minister for state-owned enterprises Sofyan Djalil, F91, AG89, FG93.

Lemaistre says he is excited about the chapter launch because it will help facilitate networking and connecting with Jumbos in the area, as well as establishing a presence in Indonesia for interviewing applicants to Tufts through the Tufts Alumni Admissions Program.