Alumni

More than 3,100 Morehead-Cain Alumni live and work in virtually every state in the U.S. and in more than twenty countries around the world.

A community of thinkers, leaders, dreamers, creators, adventurers. . . who want to support you learn and grow.

This incredibly diverse community is characterized not only by a lifelong love of learning, but also by a desire to make an important and positive impact through their chosen fields.

Tim Sullivan ’85
Chair of Ancestry.com

Sallie Krawcheck ’86
Owner of Ellevate Network

David Gardner ’88
Co-founder of the Motley Fool

Galahad Clark ’99
Founder of Vivobarefoot

Roy Cooper ’79
Governor of North Carolina

David Price ’61 and Jim Cooper ’75
U.S. Congressmen

Karen Stevenson ’79
U.S. Magistrate Judge

Francis Collins ’77
D
irector of the National Institutes of Health

Ned Sharpless ’88
Director of the National Cancer Institute

Cristy Page ’96
Chair of the UNC Department of Family Medicine

Jim Tanner ’90
NBA and WNBA agent and founder of Tandem Sports

Bobby Evans ’91
Former general manager of the San Francisco Giants

Malcolm Turner ’93
Former president of the NBA G-League

John Swofford ’71
Commissioner, Atlantic Coast Conference

Ann Livermore ’80
Former director of Hewlett Packard

Danae Ringelmann ’00
Co-founder of Indiegogo

Jesse Moore ’01
Co-founder of M-KOPA Solar

Becca Crabb ’12
Senior software engineer at Carbon

Alan Murray ’77
Editor of Fortune

Keith Bradsher ’86
Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times’ Shanghai Bureau Chief

Frank Bruni ’86
Author and New York Times columnist

Laurel Wamsley ’06
Reporter for NPR

Ed Perkins ’09
Oscar-nominated documentarian

Katie Reilly ’15
Reporter for TIME

Jonathan Reckford ’84
CEO of Habitat for Humanity International

Adam Falk ’87
President of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Ricky Hurtado ’11
Co-director of the North Carolina Scholar’s Latinx Initiative and named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list for education

Dennis Whittle ’83
Co-founder, GlobalGiving

A Lifelong Community

Contributions by Morehead-Cain Alumni are the true secret to
the continued success of the Program.

Morehead-Cain Network

Reach out to alumni for advice about internships, graduate programs, travel, and nearly anything else.

Alumni Speaker Series

A lot less formal and a lot more fun than it sounds. Throughout the semester, we’ll schedule lunches, coffee hours, and the occasional food-free chat with visiting alumni.

Alumni Forum

Every three years, hundreds of alumni return to campus for a weekend of catching up and meeting scholars. Attend speaking events, discussion panels, and so much more.

Find a Mentor

Our mentoring program leverages the power of our network by cultivating connections between current scholars and alumni. Interested? Email Emily Olson.