News and Announcements

Gill Holland ’87 receives Excellence in Leadership honor

December 7, 2017

Louisville Business First has given developer Gill Holland its 2017 Excellence in Leadership award. For years, Holland has worked to transform blighted and depressed... Continue reading

Ricky Hurtado ’11 named to Forbes 30 Under 30 Education

November 27, 2017

Forbes has named Ricky Hurtado one of the country’s best young leaders in education. Hurtado received the honor alongside Elaine Townsend Utin—the pair co-directs... Continue reading

Brian Strong ’00 joins Fox Sports as VP of Brand Communications

October 23, 2017

Fox Sports has named Brian Strong its vice president of brand communications. According to Variety, Strong will lead entertainment, brand, and digital public relations... Continue reading

Governor Roy Cooper ’79 delivers University Day address

October 23, 2017

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper delivered a clear message during his University Day address—live a life of purpose. “This university is second to none... Continue reading

Adam Falk ’87 named president of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

July 19, 2017

Adam Falk will step down as Williams College President to lead the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation at the end of this year. The Sloan Foundation... Continue reading

President eyes Ned Sharpless ’88 for key role

June 12, 2017

President Donald Trump wants Dr. Ned Sharpless to lead the federal government's fight against cancer. On Friday, the President announced he intends to appoint him... Continue reading