“The greatest measure of the success of an institution is the success of its graduates, and by that measure I believe the University of Rhode Island truly is one of the best institutions in these United States of America.”
—URI President David M. Dooley
What happens when leaders from regional and international business, medical and health services, NASA, the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, higher education, and the CIA come together? A celebration of accomplished people with a common thread that binds them: the University of Rhode Island.
URI President David M. Dooley recognized twenty suchleaders at an evening of lively conversation, fine dining, and fun, held at the Newport Marriott on October 27, 2012.
2012 PRESIDENT’S AWARDS
Sensata Technologies, Inc. Attleboro, Massachusetts
Ernest Mario, M.S. ’63, Ph.D. ’66, Hon. ’91 Chairman and CEO, Capnia
Thomas Wroe, Jr. ’72, Hon. ’06 Chairman and CEO, Sensata Technologies, Inc.
Blanche R. Murray ’41, Hon. ’88 Retired Educator, Tolman High School
Cornelius M. Kerwin, M.A. ’73, Ph.D. President, American University
2012 DEANS’ AWARDS
Richard K. Pyle, Sr. ’67, M.A.’69, Ph.D. ABD, Retired U.S. Department of State, Central Intelligence Agency, Intelligence Community
Therese A. Rando ’74, M.A. ’75, Ph.D. ’80, Clinical Director and Founder, The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Loss
Douglas M. Rosie ’51, Ph.D., Assistant Provost, Chair and Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, University of Rhode Island
Robert J. Alvine ’88, President, General Manager, Premier Subaru and Premier Kia
Keith M. Moore ’74, Ph.D ’04, Managing Director, Event-Driven Research, MKM Partners
Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Continuing Education
Jay Spitulnik, Ph.D. ABD, Organizational Consultant, Lifespan Learning Institute
Carl C. Engle ’65, Vice President and Chief Engineer, Cardi Corporation
RADM Daniel R. May, M.S. ’84, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard
Jonathan L. Feinstein ’77, M.C.P. ’79, Senior Vice President, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.
Captain Thomas A. Marnane, M.M.A. ’70, NavE, Retired Vice President of Logistics, Matson Navigation Company; Retired U.S. Navy Captain
John Wardle ’78, Senior Vice President of Client Services, CVS Caremark
Kristen M. Swanson ’75, Ph.D., Dean, Alumni Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Associate Chief Nursing Officer for Academic Affairs, UNC Hospitals
Dr. Keith P. Lewis ’76, Professor of Anesthesiology, Boston University School of Medicine; Chairman of Anesthesiology, Boston Medical Center
Carrie Byron, Ph.D. ’10, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Matthew Ortoleva, M.A. ’03, Ph.D. ’10, Assistant Professor of English and Writing Center Director, Worcester State University
Mary A. Voyteck, M.S. ’84, Ph.D., Director, NASA Astrobiology Program