Alumni Events

University School is 127 years old and boasts a total of nearly 6,000 living alumni throughout the world. All alumni belong to the University School Alumni Association whose primary mission is to connect and foster enduring relationships within the alumni community and the school.
 
We encourage you to explore our alumni web pages. Here you’ll find information on upcoming events, including Reunion Weekend; ways to network and stay connected with other alumni; and job opportunities. You may also easily update your contact information or submit a class note. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to the Alumni Office at alumni@us.edu should you need further assistance.
 
University School alumni live by the motto “Responsibilty, Loyalty, Consideration.” We are proud of our heritage and value the skills, knowledge and camaraderie developed throughout our years at the school. Here is a small sampling of our notable alumni.

Distinguished Alumni

John Bell ’80 – Lead singer and rhythm guitarist for Widespread Panic
Rick Bryan ’70 – First Alumnus Headmaster at University School
Nick Caserio ’94 – Director of Player Personnel for the New England Patriots
John Demsey ’75 – Group President at Estee Lauder Companies
Anthony Doerr ’91 – Pulitzer Prize winning novelist (All the Light We Cannot See)
Jason Garrett ’84, Head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys
Tom Griswold ’71 – Co-Host of The Bob & Tom Show on WFBQ radio
Billy Hogan ’92 – Chief Commercial Officer and Managing Director of the Liverpool Football Club
Tucker Kain ’01 – Chief Financial Officer of the Los Angeles Dodgers
Jon Kaplan ’91 – Head of Global Sales at Pinterest
David Kaval ’94 – President of the Oakland Athletics
Chris Korb ’06 – Professional soccer player for D.C. United in the MLS
Robert Kovacik ’82 – NBC anchor and TV reporter
Lee Kravitz ’71 – Author and former Editor-in Chief of Parade magazine
Arthur Laffer ’58 – Economist and creator of the Laffer Curve
Walter Matia ’71 – Wildlife sculptor
Henry Meyer ’68 – Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Office at KeyCorp
James Park ’94 – CEO and Co-Founder of Fitbit
Austin Pendleton ’57 – Award-winning actor
Joshua Radin ’92 – Award-winning folk musical artist
Clark T. Randt, Jr. ’63 – Former U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China
Chris Rose ’89 – Host and sportscaster for the MLB Network and NFL Network.
Michael Ruhlman ’81 – Author and food writer
 

Submit a Class Notes

Please email alumni@us.edu with any news about yourself or classmate. We will include the announcement of your exciting news in the US Journal and on our social media outlets.  Photos welcomed and encouraged!


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20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
GRADES Junior K-8
Phone: 216.321.8260

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2785 SOM Center Road
Hunting Valley, OH 44022
GRADES 9-12
Phone: 216.831.2200
University School serves 870 boys in Junior Kindergarten to grade 12 on two campuses in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. The School’s mission is to inspire boys of promise to become young men of character who lead and serve. Dedicated faculty, rigorous curriculum, and experiential programs foster intellectual, physical, creative, and moral excellence.