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Local Alumni Recognition

Big Apple Badgers of the Year

2023
Jody Gottfried Arnhold BA '65 - Badger of the Year
Founder of Dance Education Laboratory (DEL)

Kathy Chazen BS '74 - Lifetime Achievement

2019
Paul Leff BBA '83, MS '84
Co-founder of Perry Capital

2018
Troy Vincent BA ’92
Executive VP of Football Operations – NFL

Libby Geist ’02
Oscar Award-winning producer of “O.J.: Made in America”

2017
Peter Greenberg ’72
Emmy Award-winning Investigative Reporter and Producer

Andrew Bergman MA ’66 PhD ’70
Screenwriter, director, and novelist

2016
Gabriel Stulman ’03
Restauranteur and Founder of Happy Cooking Hospitality

2012
John L. Hirsch

2011
James Goetz ’64
Curtis Trinko ’71

2010
Doris Weisberg ’58

2007
Peter Leidel ’78

2006
Jerome ’48 and Simona ’49 Chazen
Lifetime Aceivement Award

2005
Ruth Gruber ’31
Author and Photographer

2002
Joshua Sapan ’73
Rainbow Media Holdings

2000
Andre De Shields ’70
Emmy Award-Winning Actor

1997
Robert D. McFadden ’60
New York Times Company

1996
Paul J. Collins ’58, Vice Chairman
Citicorp/ Citibank

1995
Bruce R. Ellig ’59, VP & Dir.
Pfizer, Inc.

1994
Barry Freedman ’70, EVP & Dir.
Mount Sinai Medical Center

1993
Lance Primis ’68, President
New York Times Company

1992
Jerome A. Chazen ’48, CEO
Lis Claibourne, Inc.

1991
Carleton A. Holstrom ’57
Holstrom & Company

1990
Hon. Richard Lowe ’64
New York Supreme Court

1989
Alair Townsend ’64, Publisher
Crain’s New York Business

1988
LLee Raymond ’60, President
Exxon

1987
Edward Heberlein ’30
Mobil Oil Company

1986
Robert Froehlke ’49, CEO
Equitable Life

1985
Pat Richter ’64, Personnel Dir.
General Foods

1984
Jeff Greenfield
ABC News Analyst

1983
Russell Christesen ’46, CEO
EBASCO Services, Inc.

1982
Kay Kaplovitz, CEO
USA Cable Network

1981
Robert Turell ’28, MD
Surgeon, Professor

1980
Donald Procknow ’47, President
Western Electric Company

1978
Prof. Stefan H. Robock ’38
Columbia University

1977
Edwin Newman ’40
NBC News Correspondent

1976
Hugh L. Rusch ’23, President
Hugh L. Rusch Associates

1975
Eugene F. Kinkead ’28
New Yorker Magazine

1974
Dr. Emanuel R. Piore ’30
IBM

1973
Lewis G. Weeks ’17, CEO
Weeks Natural Resources

1972
Karl M. Mann ’11, CEO
CSM Publications

1971
Charles F. Luce ’41, CEO
Consolidated Edison Co.

1970
Charles Vevier ’48, President
Adelphi University

1969
David Susskind
Talent Associated, Limited

1968
Arthur F. Wadsworth, EVP
Dillon Read & Company

1967
H.I. Romnes ’28, CEO
AT&T

1966
Kenneth Wachman, President
James Talcott, Inc.

1965
William B. Murphy ’28, President
Campbell Soup Company

1964
Ralph B. Johnson
Smith Barney & Company

1963
Leroy Petersen, CEO
Otis Elevator Company

1962
Dr. John A. Keenan, President
WAA & Standard Packaging

1961
Whitney N. Seymour ’20, President
American Car Association

1960
Frederic March ’20, Actor
Oscar Winner, ’32 & ’47

1959
Dr. Edward Tatum ’32
Nobel Prize ’58 Medicine

1958
Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
Merchandising/ Advertising

1957
T.E. Brittingham, Jr., President
Wis. Alumni Research

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