Robert R. Benedetti, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, University of the Pacific. Formerly Executive Director, Harold S. Jacoby Center for Public Service and Civic Leadership, University of the Pacific. A ’64
Neil C. Bicknell, Co-Editor, MBA, CFA. CEO of The Bicknell Group; Former CEO, U.S. Pension, V.P. Goldman Sachs & Co., V.P. PaineWebber, Inc., Village Trustee, Scarsdale, N.Y.; Officer, U.S. Navy, 1966-69; Vice Chair, ReclaimTheAmericanDream.Org, Inc.; Executive Producer, JFK: The Last Speech. A ’64
Jesse M. Brill, J.D. Publisher of The Corporate Counsel and The Corporate Executive newsletters, along with many other books and resources on securities law. A ’64
Bestor Cram, Award-winning independent film director/producer/cinematographer; founder and Creative Director of Northern Light Productions (NLP); Recent work: Birth of a Movement on public television, exhibits at National WWII Museum; President-elect, International Quorum of Motion Picture Producers.
Bradford R. Collins, Ph.D. Professor, School of Visual Art & Design, College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Carolina. Author of Pop Art (Art and Ideas). A ’64
Patrick H. DeLeon, Ph.D., J.D., MPH. Distinguished professor in health policy and research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Formerly chief of staff for United States Senator Daniel Inouye. Past president of the American Psychological Association (APA). A ’64
Paul R. Dimond, J.D. Former Special Assistant to the President of the United States for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council. Author of Beyond Busing, and of The Supreme Court and Judicial Choice, as well as a historical novel, The Belle of Two Arbors. A ’66’
Stephen F. Downs, J.D. Senior Attorney, State of New York. Former Chief Attorney for the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Former Executive Director, National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms. Peace Corps volunteer in India 1964-66. A ’64
Stephen J. Drotter, Jr. President, Drotter Human Resources, Inc. Former Senior Vice President of Corporate Human Resources at Chase Manhattan Corporation. Chairman and co-founder of the Leadership Pipeline Institute. Co-author of The Leadership Pipeline, and The Succession Planning Handbook for the Chief Executive and author of The Performance Pipeline. A ’64
Mickey Edwards, J.D. Vice President and program director, Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership, The Aspen Institute. Former member of Congress, taught at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. Author of Reclaiming Conservatism and The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans.
Dakota Foster, Marshall Scholar for 2018. Intern, Washington Institute for Near East Policy (2015), U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Foreign Affairs (2016). A ’18
James T. Giles, LL.B. Of Counsel, Blank Rome LLP. Former Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1999 to 2005. Served on the eastern district court from 1979 – 2008. A ’64
Thomas P. Jacobs, Jr., M.D. Professor, College of Physicians of Columbia University. Recipient of the Ewig Award for excellence in teaching and the Leonard Tow Award for humanism in medicine. Served as medical officer in charge of a Military Provincial Health Assistance Team in the Republic of Vietnam. A ’64
Joseph P. Kennedy III, J.D. U.S. Representative from the 4th congressional district, Massachusetts. Served in the Peace Corps: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic 2004 to 2006.
Robert A. Knox, Ph.D. Associate Director and Research Oceanographer Emeritus, University of California, San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. A ’64
Donald P. Lombardi, MS. Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Pediatric Innovation; former Chief Intellectual Property Officer of Boston Children’s Hospital; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine. A ’64
Douglas R. Lowy, M.D. Deputy Director of the National Cancer Institute. Awarded the 2011 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal and the 2017 Lasker-De-Bakey Clinical Medical Research Award. A ’64
Biddy Martin, Ph.D. President of Amherst College and scholar of German studies. Former Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Provost at Cornell University. Member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
Jon Meacham. Presidential historian, author of The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels. Visiting Professor of Political Science, Vanderbilt University. Pulitzer Prize for Biography / Autobiography 2009 for American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. Former Executive Editor and Executive Vice President, Random House. Former Editor-in-Chief, Newsweek.
Mitchell R. Meisner, Ph.D., J.D. Real estate attorney at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP in Detroit. Former college professor in Political /Social Science, International Relations, specialized in Chinese Politics. University of Chicago Woodrow Wilson Honorary Scholar and National Defense and Education Act Scholar. A ’64
Roger M. Mills, Co-Editor and Author, M.D. Former Professor of Medicine, University of Florida, former Vice President, Medical Affairs, Scios Inc. 2009 Simon Dack Award, American College of Cardiology. Author of Nesiritide: The Rise and Fall of Scios and 240 Beats per Minute, Life with an
Unruly Heart, with Bernard Witholt. A ’64
Ted Nelson. Editor-at-large, East Village Magazine, Flint, Michigan. CEO of Hollywood Awards, and founder and former CEO of the Education for Involvement Corporation. Former Peace Corps volunteer in Turkey and staff member, Washington, D.C., 1964-68. A ’64
Steven Olikara. Founding president of the Millennial Action Project, a national, nonpartisan organization dedicated to activating millennial policymakers. Former Udall Scholar and Aspen Ideas Scholar.
Gene Palumbo, MA. Gene has worked as a freelance journalist in El Salvador since 1980. He covered the country’s civil war (1980-1992). The local correspondent for the New York Times, he has also reported for National Public Radio, the BBC, the Canadian Broadcasting Company, Commonweal Magazine and Time Magazine. A ’64
Jay Parini, Ph.D. The D. E. Axinn Professor of English and Creative Writing at Middlebury College. Poet, novelist, Frost biographer, and a leader in the genre of biographical fiction. Guggenheim Fellowship (1993-1994). Winner of the Chicago Tribune-Heartland Award in 2000 for Robert Frost: A Life.
David L. Pearle, M.D. Cardiologist, Professor of Medicine/Director of Interventional Cardiology, University Hospital, Georgetown University. Medstar Heart & Vascular Institute. A ’64
Robert Redford. Actor, director, producer, environmentalist, and philanthropist. Trustee, Natural Resources Defense Council. 2002 Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement. 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Peter J. Rubinstein, M.H.L, D.D. Director of Jewish Community and the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life, and Rabbi Emeritus of Central Synagogue, New York. Taught at Manhattanville College, Colgate University, San Jose State and the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (New York and Cincinnati). A ’64
Mark J. Sandler. M.B.A., J.D. Former Senior Managing Director of Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc. Former Partner with Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette. Served as Trustee of Amherst College and Northfield Mt. Hermon School. Emeritus Trustee, New Jersey SEEDS ((Scholars, Educators, Excellence, Dedication,
Success). A ’64
Stephen E. Smith, J.D. Retired Minnesota Attorney; Former Chair nd General Counsel, Enova Medical Technologies, Inc.; Former General Counsel of Advanced Respiratory, Inc., Scanhealth, Inc., Exos Corporation, and Genii, Inc.; and breeder and trainer of Morgan Horses. A ’64
Richard E. (Rip) Sparks, Ph.D. Research director, National Great Rivers Research and Education Center. Former Director of the Illinois Water Resources Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Peace Corps volunteer, Nigeria, 1964-66. A ’64
Paul C. Stern, Ph.D. Director, Standing Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Climate Change, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences. Co-author of “The Struggle to Govern the Commons,” published in Science in 2003, winner of the 2005 Sustainability Science Award from the Ecological Society of America. A ’64
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Ph.D. University Professor, Columbia University. 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank, former member and chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. A ’64
Charles C. (Smokey) Stover III, MA. Former Treasurer/Senior Consultant, Innovative Development Expertise & Advisory Services; Principal Program Associate, Management Sciences for Health; CEO Northeast Psychiatric Associates; Former Public Health Commissioner, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Peace Corps volunteer, Niger, 1964-66 A ’64
David H. Stringer, MAT. Poet, author, ghostwriter, and blogger. Former high school English teacher (32 years) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A ’64
George R. Wanlass, MA. President, Sagwich Land and Livestock, Inc.; art curator for the Nora Eccles Harrison Art Museum at Utah State University. A ’64
Chatland B. Whitmore, Jr., Former Marketing Manager at Norwich Eaton Pharmaceuticals; Former manager at Proctor & Gamble Company. A ’64
Jan Worth-Nelson, Co-Editor, MSW, MFA. Lecturer Emeritus, University of Michigan – Flint. Editor of East Village Magazine, Flint, Michigan. Author of Night Blind, top ten finalist in literary fiction, ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards, 2006. Former Peace Corps volunteer, Kingdom
of Tonga, 1976-78.
Fareed R. Zakaria, Ph.D. Award-winning journalist and author. Contributing editor for the Atlantic Media group. His books include: From Wealth to Power: The Unusual Origins of America’s World Role, The Future of Freedom, The Post-American World (2008), and In Defense of a Liberal Education.
Nicholas S. Zeppos, J.D. Chancellor of Vanderbilt University. Served from 2002 to 2008 as Vanderbilt’s chief academic officer, overseeing the university’s undergraduate, graduate and professional education programs as well as research efforts. Former chair of the Scholars Committee on the Federal Judiciary and former chair of the Rules Advisory Committee of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Former president of the Southeastern Conference and co-chair of the United States Senate Task Force on Government Regulation of Higher Education.