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Some of our most dedicated volunteers spend considerable time guiding the organization. Read about their experiences and hear some of them speak about their presidencies.

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1866
  • Alumni Association P…
    A listing of Pitt Alumni Association presidents from 1866 to the present can be found at www.alumni.pitt.edu.
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1960
  • Mike Ditka: Three Sp…
    Mike Ditka was a three-sport athlete at Pitt, playing football, baseball and
    basketball. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1986.

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1965
  • Nancy Welfer, Esq.…
    Nancy Welfer served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association in 1965.



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1969
  • Benjamin E. Thomas J…
    Benjamin E. Thomas Jr. (A&S '52, LAW '59)[x] Click to close
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1977
  • Dr. Michael Zernich …
    Dr. Michael Zernich serves as association president in 1977.
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1979
  • Dr. Carmine Durzo se…
    Dr. Carmine Durzo is association president in 1979.
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1980
  • Joan Smith is associ…
    Joan Smith serves as association president in 1980.
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1982
  • Robert M. Verklin, D…
    Robert M. Verklin, DMD, served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association in 1982.



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1984
  • Dr. Macy I. Levine s…
    Dr. Macy I. Levine serves as president of the Pitt Alumni Association in 1984.



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1986
  • Association presiden…
    President of GAA, Grace S. Harris, Esq., spent two hours with a university-hired consultant discussing the role the Association would take in university affairs over the next 200 years.
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  • Dr. Charles Shirley …
    Dr. Charles Shirley Jr. serves as association president 1986–7.
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1988
  • Drs. William and Mil…
    The Drs. Trice led the Pitt Alumni Association in 1988.



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1989
  • Marcha Hartle Munsch…
    Martha Hartle Munsch served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association in 1989.



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1991
  • Cecile M. Springer…
    Cecile M. Springer served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association in 1991.



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1992
  • Robert G. Lovett, Es…
    Robert G. Lovett served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association 1992-93.



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1994
  • J. Roger Glunt…
    J. Roger Glunt served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association 1994-95.



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1997
  • Andrew J. Kuznewski…
    Andy K. served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association in 1997 and 1998.

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1998
  • Cynthia L. Roth…
    Cynthia L. Roth served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association 1998-99.



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2000
  • Samuel S. Zacharias…
    Samuel S. Zacharias served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association 2000-01.



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2002
  • Eva Tansky Blum, Esq…
    Eva Tansky Blum served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association 2003-04.



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2004
  • Keith E. Schaefer…
    Keith E. Schaefer served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association 2004-05.



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2006
  • Brian Generalovich, …
    Brian Generalovich served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association 2006-07.



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  • Cathedral Ball : 200…
    Here we have Pitt Students enjoying their time together at the 2006 Cathedral Ball.

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2008
  • Jim McCarl…
    Jim McCarl served as president of the Pitt Alumni Association 2008-10.



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2010
  • Jack Smith, M.D.…
    Jack Smith M.D. served as president 2010-2011



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    Jack Smith, M.D.

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2013
  • Welcome Back Recepti…
    2013 Pitt Homecoming Welcome Back Reception



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  • Oakland Zoo Going Wi…
    Fans celebrating at the Pete during a men's basketball game.

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2014
  • Jeff Kondis Becomes …
    Jeff Kondis becomes the new President of the Pitt Alumni Association.

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