Laura J. Alber, C’90, and Ned Klingelhofer, parents
Laura J. Alber, C’90, and Ned Klingelhofer, parents established the Alber-Klingelhofer Presidential Professorship in 2020. Laura Alber graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences in 1990 with a degree in psychology. She is a University Trustee, a member of the Parent Leadership Committee, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Penn Arts & Sciences Board of Advisors. Alber is Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Ned Klingelhofer is a portfolio manager at Bitterroot Enterprises and a member of the Parent Leadership Committee. Alber and Klingelhofer’s previous Penn support includes the Alber-Klingelhofer Scholarship, the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, the Arts & Sciences Annual Fund, and Athletics.
Pilar Gonalons-Pons, Alber-Klingelhofer Presidential Associate Professor of Sociology