Alumni News & Accolades

The Alumni News & Accolades blog gathers information from news articles and press releases about noteworthy events in the lives of alumni. It is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record.

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February 1, 2017

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation has announced that Ann Shuman, '96, DTCC Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel, has been appointed General Counsel.

January 31, 2017

NiSource Inc. announced that on January 27, 2017 its Board of Directors elected Peter A. Altabef, '83, to the Board.

January 26, 2017

Today ComEd announced that Verónica Gómez, '94 has been promoted to senior vice president and general counsel.

January 26, 2017

The board of the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) has welcomed four new trustees for 2017, including Lisa Brown, '86.

January 23, 2017

Acting Director of the Indian Health Service: Who Is Mary L. Smith, '91?

January 23, 2017

Current Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai, '97, has been tapped as the next Chairman of the FCC.

January 19, 2017

Nikki Haley, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for UN Ambassador, has selected Jon Lerner, '95 to be her deputy.

January 18, 2017

Amanda K. Jester, '03, partner and member of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP's Board of Directors (Austin), has been named to the Ambulatory M&A Advisor annual Leading Lawyers list.

January 13, 2017

The University of California tannounced the appointment of Kathleen Salvaty, '96 to fill the new position of systemwide Title IX coordinator, reporting directly to President Janet Napolitano in a role that will lead efforts against sexual violence and sexual harassment throughout the University.

January 12, 2017

Judge Danny J. Boggs, '68, of the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, recently announced that he will assume senior status, creating a vacancy on the federal bench for the next president to fill.