College Style Guide: B

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birth name

• Do not set off a birth name in parentheses or quotation marks: Jane Doe Smith. In publications with alumni as the primary audience, use a female graduate’s birth name followed by her married name: Andy Steiner Manning ’89.

Board of Trustees

• Capitalize when it refers to Macalester’s governing body: “the Board of Trustees.” But: “the board.” Trustee, however, is lowercase: “trustee chair Timothy Hart-Andersen.” (See also titles, personal.)

brackets

• Use square brackets, not parentheses, to add words to quoted material (see Chicago 6.104).