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

Our community is characterized by a lifelong love of learning and a desire to make a lasting positive impact on the world.


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

Medicine and Research

Francis Collins ’77
Director 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


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

Learn more about Morehead-Cain Alumni

A Lifelong Community

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


The Morehead-Cain Mentoring Program leverages the power of our network by cultivating connections between current scholars and alumni.

Morehead-Cain Network

Morehead-Cains connect to share opportunities, join affinity groups, organize events, and more.


Every three years, hundreds of alumni return to campus for a weekend of reunion and learning.

MCF members posing for a photo on a city street.

Scholar &
Alumni Stories

Learn how scholars are making an impact on campus and beyond, read alumni stories, and more.

Alumni Map

Morehead-Cain Alumni live and work in virtually every state in the U.S. and in more than forty countries around the world. Hover over the map or use the search below to see where they are!