Meet our Accomplished Alumn

Our alumni include highly successful and accomplished business leaders, researchers, physicians, entrepreneurs, scholars, actors, engineers, authors, artists and humanitarians.

Bill Westenhoffer

Bill Westenhofer '90
Two-time Academy Award
winner
("Life of Pi", "The Golden Compass"); Visual Effects Supervisor, Rhythm and Hues Studios
Major: computer engineering
Video: Interview with Westenhofer

   

Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams '88
Producer: "NBC Nightly
News with Brian Williams"
Major: political science
Profile: "Telling Stories"

Gbenda Akinnagbe

Gbenga Akinnagbe '00
Actor: "The Wire"
Majors: English and
political science
Profile: "Staging a Career"

 

Kunitake Ando

Kunitake Andō '65
President and Group Chief Operating Officer:
Sony Corporation
Major: sociology

Shari Aser

Shari Aser '98
Software Sales Manager: Financial Markets, manages a team of sales representatives that are responsible for 16 firms including Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, and the NY Stock Exchange
Major: civil engineering

 

Alan Bilanin

Alan J. Bilanin '68
Researcher and business entrepreneur: aerospace technology, nuclear power technology, forest management, agrochemical applications and pharmaceuticals
Major: mechanical engineering

Matthew Bogdanos

Matthew Bogdanos '80
Assistant District Attorney
Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps Reserves and author of Thieves of Baghdad
Major: classics
Profile: "Citizen-Soldier"

Susan Crawford

Susan J. Crawford '69
Former Chief Judge:
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
Major: history

Bill  Durland

Bill Durland '53
Human rights advocate and pacifist: has championed the rights of Jews, African-Americans and conscientious objectors to the Iraq war
Major: history
Profile: "The Quaker Way"

 

Jane Elfers

Jane Elfers '83
Chief Executive Officer and President: The Children's Place Retail Stores;  former President and CEO of Lord & Taylor
Major: business administration

Ken Freeman

Ken Freeman '72
Allen Questrom Professor
and Dean of Boston University School of Management; Chair,
Bucknell Board of Trustees
Major: business administration

Makoto Fujimura

Makoto Fujimura '83
Painter: Association for the
Arts Academy of Artistic Achievement Award
Majors: animal behavior
and art and art history
Profile: "Eyeing Beauty"

 

Sunil Gulati

Sunil Gulati '81
President: United States
Soccer Federation
Majors: economics and
political science
Profile: "Making Soccer History"

Edward Herrmann

Edward K. Herrmann '65
Actor: "Gilmore Girls"
Major: English

Clarke Hinkle

Clarke Hinkle '31
NFL Hall of Fame Inductee: National Football League
fullback (Green Bay Packers)
Major: education

Steve Holmes

Stephen Holmes '79, P'06, P'08
Chairman and CEO:
Wyndham Worldwide
Major: business administration
Video: An interview with
Stephen Holmes

 

Jessica Jackley

Jessica Jackley '00
Co-founder: Kiva.org; named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People
Majors: philosophy and
political science
Video: TED Talk: Poverty, money -- and love

 

Nancy Kolb

Nancy Kolb '62
Director: Please Touch
Museum, Philadelphia
Majors: history and biology

 

Ken Langone

Ken Langone '57
Co-founder: The Home Depot
Major: economics

Doug Lebda

Doug Lebda '92
Founder: LendingTree.com
Major: business administration

Edite Miller Levit

Edithe Miller Levit '46
President and Director:
National Board of Medical Examiners in 1977
Major: biology

Bruce Lundvall

Bruce Lundvall '57
President and CEO:
The Blue Note Label Group, including Blue Note Records
Major: commerce and finance

Jane Maas

Jane Maas '53
Creative Director: Ogilvy & Mather; directed "I Love New York" campaign
Major: English
Read: Move Over, Mad men

 

Carolyn Miles

Carolyn Miles '83
President and CEO:
Save the Children
Major: animal behavior
Read: Q&A with Carolyn Miles

Muyambi Muyambi

Muyambi Muyambi '12
Recognized by Clinton Global Initiative for founding Bicycles Against Poverty to address poverty in Uganda
Major: civil engineering

 

PHillip Roth

Philip Roth '54
Novelist: Pulitzer
Prize-winning novelist
Major: English

Bill Saporito

Bill Saporito '76
Interdepartmental
Managing Editor:

TIME Magazine

Majors: interdepartmental studies and biology
Profile: "Business Beat"

 

David Scadden

David Scadden '75
Physician: Co-founded
Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Major: English
Profile: "We Work Wonders"

Erika Sunn Stanat

Erika Dunn Stanat '90
Partner: Law firm of
Harter, Secrest & Emery in
Rochester, N.Y
Major: economics

Takeo Shiina

Takeo Shiina '53
Former President and
Chairman:
IBM
Major: mechanical engineering

Alan Stillman

Alan Stillman '57
Founder: T.G.I. Friday's
and Smith & Wollensky restaurants
Major: commerce and finance
Profile: "Art in Food"

 

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