Cornell Class of 1969

Well on our Way to Our 50th...

Co-President Alan Cody Our Co-Presidents,
Alan Cody
Charlotte Gardner
Actively Starting
Planning our
50th Reunion
Co-President Charlotte Gardner

Tom Jones Receives the Frank H. T. Rhodes Award!

We are very happy to report that Tom Jones has been named a winner of the Frank H. T. Rhodes Exemplary Alumni Service Award as an outstanading Cornell volunteer leader. The announcement was made at Cornell's second annual Volunteer Appreciation Week (late April), and will be presented at a homecoming weekend ceremony on October 21.

Peter Coors Delivers Major Johnson School Lecture

"Peter H. Coors ’69, chairman and chief customer relations officer of Molson Coors Brewing Company, will deliver the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management’s 29th annual Durland Lecture Tuesday, April 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the Statler Hotel Amphitheater." It will be livestreamed, and hopefully recorded for future viewing.

Class of '69 Scholarship $$$ More Widely Available

New information indicates that our Class of '69 Scholarship money is available to a broader range of your family than had been thought!  Check out details at our new Special Info! page.

Congratulations to Lee Pillsbury

We are extremely proud that our classmate Lee Pillsbury has been chosen as Cornell's Entrepreneur of The Year!  He will be honored at the Cornell's Entrepeneur Network  Meeting in April in Ithaca. More details will be coming on how he earned this honor...

Welcome to the new Class of 1969 Council...

Welcome to our Fiftieth Reunion Class Council Members.  They will help to maintain good communication lines with our classmates and encourage them to join for our Fiftieth on June 6-9, 2019! They also will help to provide input on what the class should be doing in the coming years as well as\suggesting specific events for our Reunion. Thanks to everyone who volunteered to join the Council.

          Ben Bachrach
            Joyce Shorter Brown
          Jim Chiafery
          Cynthia Nixon DuBose
          Stephen Goldberger
          Linda Pearce Kabelac
          Jon Kaplan
          Larry Krablin
          Nancy Krablin
          David Pollak
          John Rees
          Bob Potter
          Tina Riedl
          Barbara Spencer
          Michael Wurster

And Do Keep in Touch...

Please send information on your activities (and retirements?) for our Cornell Magazine class column to our class correspondent, Tina Riedl, You can see our columns on our website News page.

And of course our dedicated Co-Presdients Alan and Charlotte are always interested in hearing from you with new ideas. You can contact Alan at or Charlotte at