Joseph Dillon ’62, president of the Manhattan College Alumni Society, was formally named to the College’s board of trustees on Oct. 27.
Joseph Dillon ’62, president of the Manhattan College Alumni Society, was formally named to the College’s board of trustees on Oct. 27. He will sit on the board of trustees as a representative of the Alumni Society during his three-year term as president.
Dillon, a resident of Scotch Plains, N.J., graduated from Manhattan College with a bachelor’s of science in electrical engineering, and went on to receive his master’s in business administration from Case Western Reserve University in 1967.
After retiring from Panasonic in 1996 as corporate vice president, Dillon went back to his alma mater roots and accepted a position as vice president of college advancement at Manhattan College. He remained in this position for five years, and also served as director of alumni relations until he retired in 2007.
Throughout his professional career, Dillon has remained involved in many organizations, such as being a member of the finance council at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Parish and the parade commission in Scotch Plains, N.J. As the new president of the Manhattan College Alumni Society, Dillon is committed to expanding the number of programs for young alumni and broadening the connection between the current students and the network of alumni.