University of Rochester

Class Notes

River Campus Undergraduate: 1970s

Reunion News

College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering classes celebrating reunions

October 6–8, 2006

Slater Society: All post-50th Reunion Classes
65th Reunion: 1941
60th Reunion: 1946
55th Reunion: 1951
50th Reunion: 1956
45th Reunion: 1961
40th Reunion: 1966
35th Reunion: 1971
30th Reunion: 1976
25th Reunion: 1981
20th Reunion: 1986
15th Reunion: 1991
10th Reunion: 1996
5th Reunion: 2001

More about Meliora Weekend

The New York Times Company has named Tom Bartunek president of New York Times Radio. . . . Virginia Drachman is the author of Enterprising Women: 250 Years of American Business. . . . Daniel Sharpe, David Farmelo ’75, and Kenneth Friedman ’76, attorneys with Hodgson Russ in Buffalo, were named in the 11th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. . . . David Tulchin, a partner with Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City, has been elected a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

David Cleveland is a staff attorney at Catholic Charities of Washington, D.C., and the chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association asylum committee. . . . Alan Feinberg has joined Atrenta, in San Jose, Calif., as senior business unit director.

Douglas Johnson W will retire in August as assistant principal at Westhill High School in Syracuse. He has been with the Westhill district for 20 years. . . . Marilynne Lipshutz is a glass artist who owns Studio34 Jewelry Arts Learning Center in Rochester.

Sheldon Pollack was appointed director of the legal studies program at the University of Delaware. He also was appointed to the audit committee of the American Association of University Professors in Washington, D.C.

David Edmunds has been elected a member-at-large of the New York State Bar Association’s executive committee. He is chief counsel to the attorney grievance committees for the Fourth Judicial Department of the Appellate Division of New York State Supreme Court. . . . David Farmelo (see ’70). . . . Sue Jacobson has joined Holland & Knight’s Bradenton, Fla., office as senior counsel in real estate. . . . Jim Kennedy and his wife, Nancy, have adopted a baby girl, Prudencia Therese. Elder sister Ileana is 10 years old. Jim moved from Sen. Hillary Clinton’s Washington office to the William J. Clinton Foundation in Harlem, where he serves as communications director and counselor. Most recently, he worked on the former president’s book tour, library opening, and media resulting from his heart surgery. . . . Adrian Mecz is a partner in the London office of New York City–based law firm Chadbourne & Parke. He also is a partner in the parent firm. . . . Jimmie Reyna has been elected vice president for regions of the Hispanic National Bar Association. He is a shareholder in the Washington, D.C., office of the law firm Williams Mullen, where he chairs the international trade and customs practice group. . . . Luis Vidaud writes, “I am engaged in experimental observation and unconventional reporting. You can observe the results of my findings and experimentation by going to the following Web sites:,, and, as well as by looking me up in the search engines under Luis Fernández Vidaud or Psychonauten (which refers to my religious enterprise, the ‘Kirche für Psychonauten.’) Given that I live in Germany, most of the ‘findings’ are written in German, but you will find some written in Spanish and English. Please write to me at laborexperte(at)psychonauten(dot)de or luislandia(at)hotmail(dot)com.”

Kenneth Friedman (see ’70). . . . Bruce Hutchison ’77 (Mas) became president of the Virginia Dental Association last September.

Richard Rubin is senior vice president and chief medical officer of Seton Health/Saint Mary’s Hospital in Troy, N.Y. He lives in Guilderland with his wife, Lois, and 11-year-old son, Noah.

Allen Loucks was sworn in as interim U.S. attorney in January. Allen is a federal prosecutor in Maryland. He lives in Baltimore with his wife and child.