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

Douglas Adams '88

Douglas Adams '88

Television producer: Producer, politics at NBC News.
Major: political science
Profile: " Telling Stories "

Shari Aser '98

Shari Aser '98 Business Executive: Executive Assistant to Elly Keinan, General Manager, North America, IBM.
Major: civil engineering

Alan J. Bilanin '68

Alan J. Bilanin '68

Researcher and business entrepreneur: Founder, President and Senior Associate, Continuum Dynamics, Inc.
Major: mechanical engineering

Matthew Bogdanos '80

Matthew Bogdanos '80 Attorney, Marine, author: Assistant District Attorney, Manhattan; Colonel, United States Marine Corps Reserves; author, Thieves of Baghdad (2005). Awarded the National Humanities Medal for his investigation into the looting of Iraq's National Museum.
Major: classics
Profile: " Citizen-Soldier "

Susan J. Crawford '69

Susan J. Crawford '69

Former Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, Inspector General for the Department of Defense and General Counsel for the Department of the Army.
Major: history
Bucknell University Trustee Emerita

Bill Durland '53

Bill Durland '53

Attorney, peace activist, author: Practiced in the areas of international, constitutional and military law, with an emphasis on human rights and civil liberties.
Major: history
Profile: " The Quaker Way "

Jane Elfers '83

Jane Elfers '83 Business Executive: Chief Executive Officer, President and Director, The Children’s Place, Inc.; former Chief Executive Officer of Lord & Taylor.
Major: business administration
Bucknell University Trustee

Kenneth W. Freeman '72

Kenneth W. Freeman '72 Business Leader, Professor: Allen Questrom Professor & Dean, Boston University Questrom School of Business; former Chief Executive Officer, Quest Diagnostics. Named to the Business Week 50 in 2004; named a Top 100 CEO by Harvard Business Review in 2013.
Major: business administration
Chair, Bucknell University Board of Trustees

Makoto Fujimura '83, P'13

Makoto Fujimura '83, P'13 Artist, writer and speaker: Former Presidential appointee to the National Council on the Arts, his work has been exhibited at galleries around the world.
Majors: animal behavior and art and art history
Profile: " Eyeing Beauty "
Bucknell Association for the Arts Academy of Artistic Achievement award, 2011

Sunil Gulati '81

Sunil Gulati '81 U.S. Soccer Executive, economist: President, United States Soccer Federation; elected member, FIFA Executive Committee; lecturer, Columbia University economics department.
Majors: economics and political science
Profile: " Making Soccer History "

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Edward K. Herrmann '65

Edward K. Herrmann '65 (1943-2014)
Actor: Roles in The Gilmore Girls , The Paper Chase and The Great Gatsby , among others. Emmy-nominated for his portrayals of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Major: English
Bucknell Association for the Arts Academy of Artistic Achievement Award, 1990.

Clarke Hinkle '31

Clarke Hinkle '31 (1909-1988)
Professional Football Player: Tailback and linebacker for the Green Bay Packers (1932-1941). NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee.

Stephen Holmes '79, P'06, P'08

Stephen Holmes '79, P'06, P'08 Business Executive: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Wyndham Worldwide; serves as Vice Chairman of the World Travel & Tourism Council and the Travel Business Roundtable.
Major: business administration
Vice Chair, Bucknell University Board of Trustees

Jessica Jackley '00

Jessica Jackley '00 Non-Profit Leader: Co-founder, Kiva.org and ProFounder; named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in 2009.
Majors: philosophy and political science
TED Talk: Poverty, money -- and love

Nancy Kolb '62

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

Ken Langone '57

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

Edithe Miller Levit '46

Edithe Miller Levit '46 (1926-2006)
First woman president and chief executive officer of the National Board of Medical Examiners .

Bruce Lundvall '57

Bruce Lundvall '57 (1935-2015)
Record Company Executive: President and chief executive officer of the Blue Note Label Group. Lifetime achievement awards from the Jazz Foundation of America and Down Beat.
Major: commerce and finance
Bucknell Association for the Arts Academy of Artistic Achievement Award, 2000

Jane Maas '53

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

Muyambi Muyambi '12

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

Phillip Roth '54

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

Bill Saporito '76

Bill Saporito '76 Interdepartmental Managing Editor: TIME Magazine
Majors: interdepartmental studies and biology
Profile: " Business Beat "

David Scadden '75

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

Takeo Shiina '53

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

Alan Stillman '57

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

Bill Westenhofer '90

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