Alumni Relations: Robert Alig

Robert J. Alig (C'84, WG'87) has been appointed Assistant Vice President for Alumni Relations effective June 4. In announcing his appointment, Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Virginia Clark commented: "Bob brings with him a wonderful complement of work and educational experiences that will serve the University's needs well as we work to create a rich array of programs and services to meet the needs and expectations of Penn's diverse global alumni body."

Currently a principal and partner of Katalyst, LLC, based in Conshohocken, which specializes in strategic planning, business development, organizational design and human resource management, Mr. Alig previously served as director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid at Wharton from 1996 to 2000. His earlier professional career included sales and marketing of consumer products, and administrative and commercial property management.

"Mr. Alig's work with clients utilizing Internet technologies, e-learning, and web-enabled management tools, are a solid foundation for meeting the challenges of his new position, which will include continuing to engage young and diverse alumni; assuring the ongoing development of interesting, creative programming that appeals to Penn's broad alumni base; and developing an outstanding program to identify, educate, and prepare the University's future volunteer leaders," said Ms. Clark.


Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 34, May 15, 2001

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