Bruen is studying political science and policy studies in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and is serving a second term as president of the Student Association. Bruen was previously speaker of the assembly as well as Board of Elections Chair for the Student Association. Bruen is also a Phanstiel Scholar and has been deeply involved in local politics in his hometown of West Nyack and Rockland County, New York. He interned with his state senator and congresswoman, fueling his passion for public service and government. In 2017, he earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout, having participated in scouting from the age of six.
Bruen serves as one of two undergraduate student representatives to the Board for the 2022-23 academic year, his second year in this role. He will participate, ex officio, on the Board of Trustees’ Enrollment and the Student Experience Committee and will report to the Board at Executive Committee and full board meetings.
As of May 16, 2022