Special guest at next RPI alumni meeting

Dick Robertson

Graduates of Richmond Professional Institute are invited to attend a special meeting of the RPI Alumni Council. Please join fellow RPI graduates and hear from Richard T. Robertson (B.S.’67/MC), former president of Warner Brothers Domestic Television Distribution. Robertson is a graduate of the Robertson School of Media and Culture (his namesake) where he studied advertising. He received his B.S. in 1967.

Learn about Robertson’s path to success since being a student at RPI.

When: 2 p.m. Friday, March 27
Where: Richard T. Robertson Alumni House, 924 W. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23284
RSVP: By March 20 to Diane Stout-Brown (B.S.W.’80/SW), senior director of VCU Alumni, at dstout@vcu.edu or (804) 828-7020.

Robertson has been inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame and the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame (1997). During Robertson’s more than 40-year career in television, he was one of the architects of the syndicated barter television system. Robertson has been involved in the sales and launches of hundreds of television series and specials, including “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “Friends,” “The People’s Court,” “The Love Connection,” and “The Rosie O’Donnell Show.”

Don’t forget to register for the 2015 RPI Reunion. Join your classmates at the beautiful Scott House for dinner. Special entertainment will be provided by students from Theatre VCU. You won’t want to miss the festivities. Registration deadline is April 10. Visit the website to learn more.