Class Correspondent

Nancy Alpert was promoted to senior vice president and deputy general counsel of A+E Networks. She joined A+E as vice president and deputy general counsel in 2007. In addition to providing strategic day-to-day legal advice to A+E Networks’ distribution group, she leads a team responsible for structuring and negotiating all the company’s distribution agreements for 10 networks, including A&E, History and Lifetime. She continues to oversee all FCC and other regulatory matters as well as supervise the litigation and intellectual property legal group. She lives in Manhattan with her spouse, Gwen Marcus ’78, a senior executive at Showtime Networks. Steve Kaplan, M.A.’75, is the Gail Levin de Nur Professor of Comparative Religion at Hebrew University. His research interests include the social and religious history of medieval Ethiopia, the history and literature of the Beta Israel (Falasha) community, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and indigenous transformations of missionary Christianity. Amy Lipton was honored as Letter-Writer of the Year at the annual dinner of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA). Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Congressman Eliot Engel were the keynote speakers. Alison (Brager) Bass accepted a tenure-track teaching position in the school of journalism at West Virginia University that starts in August. She writes, “My husband and I are moving this summer to Morgantown, where we have family, and are looking forward to a new adventure.”
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