Robert Kugler ’67 of Beach Haven, New Jersey, has earned the 2016 Volunteer Leadership Award from the American Cancer Society for his more than 40 years of advocacy. Under his leadership, the society’s Eastern Division pushed for the landmark Clean Air Ordinance in New York City in 2002.
Two alumni have been named to lead New England colleges. International expert on negotiation Jeff Weiss ’86, who is also a longtime adjunct professor in Tuck’s M.B.A. and master of healthcare delivery science programs, will lead Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Susan Stuebner ’93 will leave her current position as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Allegheny College to become the ninth president of Colby-Sawyer College in New London, New Hampshire.
Corinne LaBalme ’76, a Paris-based travel writer, has earned a top award given by the Foreign Press Association in France for her article about a chateau in the Loire Valley published in France Revisited magazine.
Conservationist Stephen Johnson ’79 has been named president and CEO of North American Land Trust, based in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. He was previously a founding principal of Sage Advisors, a Boston-area conservation organization.
Derrick Olsen ’90 has been named president of the World Affairs Council of Oregon, a Portland-based educational nonprofit dedicated to broadening public understanding of international affairs. He had been the vice president of regional strategy at economic development nonprofit Greater Portland Inc.
Kevin Whitmore ’91 and Gregg Frame ’94, who both came to the College from Waterville (Maine) High School, will be inducted into the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame. Frame was named the high school player of the year in central Maine before heading to Dartmouth, where he finished four years as a 1,000-point scorer. Whitmore helped lead his high school to a state title before enrolling in Dartmouth, which he left after one year to transfer to Colby College.
Amanda Potter ’02 is the new curator of education and interpretation of the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers. She was most recently educator for public and university programs at the Wexner Center for the Arts at the Ohio State University.