Louis Albion Alexander was the coach and Athletics Director at the University of Rochester from 1931 till 1966. Alexander coached at the University of Connecticut for eight years prior to coming to Rochester in 1931 with his wife and four children.
Marian Allen [1904-1993] was a member of the University’s Class of 1925. She entered the University in the fall of 1922, having attended Smith College for her freshman year. She received her MLS degree from Columbia University in 1934.
Donald Grigg Anderson (1913-1995) served as Dean of the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry from 1953 until 1966. Anderson attended Phillips Exeter Academy (1926-1930) and received an undergraduate degree from Harvard University (1935).
Mercer Brugler (1904-1999) was a Life Trustee of the University and chairman of the Board of Trustees from 1967-1970. Brugler was a former president and chairman of Pfaudler Co., which was bought by Sybron Corp. in 1968.
Edward Peck Curtis, Sr. (1897-1987) was born in Rochester, NY and attended, but did not graduate from Williams College. In 1917, he joined the American Field Service, and later served in the 95th Aero Squadron.
Charles R. Dalton '20, '43G, worked as a “field secretary” – a position which connected the admissions office with high schools, beginning in 1929, and then served as Alumni Secretary until 1944, when he became director of Admissions and Student Aid.
Dorothy Dennis [1885-1988] was a member of the University of Rochester Class of 1908. Two of her sisters and one brother also attended the University and went on to lead interesting and accomplished lives.
Cora Hochstein was a member of the Class of 1935 and was described by her classmates in the Croceus as being “99.44% brilliant.” After graduating from the University, she received a MA degree from Radcliffe College in history in 1936.
Dr. Ethel French, a professor of Chemistry at the University of Rochester from 1938 till 1977, was a member of the Class of 1920. She also earned her master’s degree in 1926 and her doctorate in Chemistry in 1937 from the University of Rochester.
McCrea Hazlett (1916–2007) graduated from Westminster College in Pennsylvania and earned master’s and doctoral degrees in English from the University of Chicago. His academic specialties included English literature of the 17th century and the art, literature, and culture of India.
Carol Leone received her B.A. in Spanish from the University of Rochester in 1964. During her undergraduate years she was active in student theater and was one of three women to travel with the Yellowjackets on their 1963 summer USO tour in Europe.
Suzanne O'Brien is a 1959 graduate of the University of Rochester, with a B.A. in English. As a Junior, she spent the 1957-58 academic year in Paris, at a time when there was no formal University program to support students who wanted to study abroad.
Dexter Perkins was graduated from Harvard in 1909 and earned his Ph.D. there in 1914, the same year that he was hired by the University of Rochester as an assistant professor of history. He advanced to full professor in 1925, when he became head of the history department.
John W. Remington was a member of the class of 1917. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1921 and soon began working at the Lincoln Rochester Trust Company. In 1954 he was named president of Lincoln Rochester.
John Romano, M.D. (1908-1994) founded the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine and Dentistry University and was Distinguished Professor and Chairman for 25 years. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and received his B.S.
Judith Ruderman graduated from the University of Rochester in 1964 with a B.A (summa cum laude) in English in the Honors Program. She married Robert Ruderman (1963, 1968M) shortly after commencement in 1964. In 1965 she received her M.A.
Esther Hale [1893-1985] was a member of the University’s Class of 1917. She married Arthur James Gosnell, UR1916, on October 7, 1918. They had two sons: Thomas H. Gosnell and Arthur James Gosnell, Jr., UR1950. Mr. Gosnell, Sr. died August 29, 1949.
Morey Wantman was associated with the University for sixteen years, beginning in 1941 as assistant director of research, Committee for the Selection and Training of Aircraft Pilots, National Research Council.
William Warfield (1902-2002) earned a Bachelor of Music degree at Eastman in 1942, and returned at the close of World War II for a period of graduate studies in 1947, prior to embarking upon a career in stage and concert performance in which he gained high critical acclaim and strong internationa
The impact that Trustee G. Robert Witmer, Jr., had on the University of Rochester proves that an individual can have a wide reaching impact without travelling far from home. A native of nearby Webster, NY, Witmer graduated in 1959.
Laura Zimmerman received her BA in Psychology with Honors, from the University in May 2011. During her undergraduate years, she was a member of the Campus Activities Board, a Resident Advisor, a Teaching Assistant.