ND Rhodes Scholars: Where are they now?


Author: Ed Cohen

Of Notre Dame’s 13 previous Rhodes Scholars, two are deceased. The others: Herman H. Hamilton ‘50: Retired; practiced law (primarily civil rights litigation) in Montgomery, Alabama for more than 40 years. Donald C. Sniegowski ’56: Emeritus faculty, Notre Dame English department. Dennis Shaul ’60: Director of the Family Business Center and visiting lecturer in management, Charlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. Robert McNeill ’63: Executive vice president, Stein Roe Investment Counsel. John Gearen ’65: Law partner and real estate lawyer, chairs nonprofit groups promoting study-abroad opportunities for U.S. college students and mentoring of African-American high school students in the Chicago area. John P. Santos ’79: Writer, television producer. Recently returned from Berlin, where he’d been working on a book and documentary. Robert Vonderheide ’85: Assistant professor of medicine in the hematology/oncology division of the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. Teresa Doering-Lewis ’86: Advisory editor of The Hudson Review. Gregory Abowd ’86: Professor, Georgia Tech College of Computing. Eva Rzepniewski ’97: Completing doctorate at Oxford. Eugenio Fernandez ’97: Consultant, McKinsey & Comany, Chicago.

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