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Rutgers University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1766 as Queen's College.

Location:
New Brunswick, NJ

Founding Date:
10-Nov-1766

Motto:
Sol iustitiae et occidentem illustra

Team:
Scarlet Knights

Enrollment:
64,400

Official Website:
http://www.rutgers.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Roger G. Ackerman
Business
c. 1938   CEO of Corning, 1996-2000
Martin Agronsky
Journalist
12-Jan-1915 25-Jul-1999 Agronsky & Co.
Barry T. Albin
Judge
7-Jul-1952   Justice, New Jersey Supreme Court
John A. Allison
Business
14-Aug-1948   CEO of BB&T
Andrea Anders
Actor
10-May-1975   Alex Garrett on Joey
Robert E. Angelica
Business
c. 1949   CEO of AT&T Investment Mgmt., 1999-2006
Ken Bakshi
Business
c. 1950   Row2 Technologies
Edwin M. Banks
Business
c. 1962   Washington Corner Capital Management
Roger Bart
Actor
29-Sep-1962   Stepford Wives remake
Bruce Bartlett
Government
11-Oct-1951   Conservative pundit
Mario Batali
Chef
9-Sep-1960   TV chef
Lawrence Bathgate
Attorney
17-May-1939   GOP activist
Lillian Bauder
Business
c. 1939   Former VP at Masco
Candace K. Beinecke
Attorney
26-Nov-1946   Chairman of Hughes Hubbard & Reed
Bill Bellamy
Comic
7-Apr-1965   Deaq on Fastlane
James Blish
Author
23-May-1921 30-Jul-1975 Cities in Flight
Cory Booker
Politician
27-Apr-1969   Mayor of Newark, NJ
Joseph P. Bradley
Judge
14-Mar-1813 22-Jan-1892 US Supreme Court Justice, 1870-92
Avery Brooks
Actor
2-Oct-1948   Sisko on Star Trek: DS9
Gregory Q. Brown
Business
c. 1960   CEO of Motorola
Lester R. Brown
Activist
28-Mar-1934   Earth Policy Institute
Frank R. Burns
Football
16-Mar-1928 14-Jul-2012 Rutgers Head Coach, 1973-83
William T. Cahill
Politician
25-Jun-1912 1-Jul-1996 Governor of New Jersey, 1970-74
Asia Carrera
Pornstar
6-Aug-1973   Mensa member, pornstar
John A. Carrig
Business
14-Jan-1952   CFO of Conoco-Phillips
Frank Cassidy
Business
c. 1947   Public Service Enterprise Group
Ida L. Castro
Government
1953   Chairman of the EEOC, 1998-2001
Kevin Chamberlin
Actor
25-Nov-1963   Bertram on Jessie
Stephen I. Chazen
Business
c. 1946   President and CFO, Occidental Petroleum
Alan Cheuse
Novelist
23-Jan-1940   The Bohemians
Carol T. Christ
Educator
21-May-1944   President, Smith College
Lawrence R. Codey
Business
c. 1944   President of PSE&G, 1991-2000
Stanley N. Cohen
Biologist
17-Feb-1935   Recombinant DNA
James G. Cullen
Business
1942   President and COO of Bell Atlantic, 1998-2000
Robert Curvin
Activist
23-Feb-1934   Former Black Power activist
Kristin Davis
Actor
23-Feb-1965   Good girl Charlotte on Sex and the City
Tim DeKay
Actor
12-Jun-1963   Carnivāle
Robert Druskin
Business
c. 1947   CFO of Shearson Lehman Brothers, 1984-91
Keir Dullea
Actor
30-May-1936   2001: A Space Odyssey
Marc Ecko
Fashion Designer
1972   Founder, Ecko line of menswear
Janet Evanovich
Novelist
22-Apr-1943   Stephanie Plum mysteries
David G. Fairchild
Botanist
7-Apr-1869 6-Aug-1954 Brought exotic plants to America
John D. Finnegan
Business
31-Jan-1949   CEO of Chubb
Calista Flockhart
Actor
11-Nov-1964   Ally McBeal
James Florio
Politician
29-Aug-1937   Governor of New Jersey, 1990-94
Robert L. Fornaro
Business
c. 1952   CEO of AirTran Holdings
Louis Freeh
Government
6-Jan-1950   FBI Director, 1993-2001
William M. Freeman
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Arbinet-thexchange, 2004-05
Frederick T. Frelinghuysen
Government
4-Aug-1817 20-May-1885 US Secretary of State, 1881-85
Milton Friedman
Economist
31-Jul-1912 16-Nov-2006 1976 Nobel Prize for Economics
Julio M. Fuentes
Judge
16-Feb-1946   3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
Albert R. Gamper, Jr.
Business
c. 1942   CEO of CIT Group, 1987-2004
James Gandolfini
Actor
18-Sep-1961   Tony Soprano wants his money
Scott Garrett
Politician
9-Jul-1959   Congressman, New Jersey 5th
Nick Gillespie
Journalist
8-Jul-1963   Reason magazine
Judy Gold
Comic
15-Nov-1962   25 Questions for a Jewish Mother
Bernard Goldberg
Journalist
31-May-1945   Bias
John G. Graham
Business
c. 1939   Utilities Mutual Insurance Company
J. Scott Gration
Military
?   Major General, USAF (Ret.)
Anthony Grillo
Business
12-Jul-1955   American Securities Advisors
John J. Haley
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Watson Wyatt Worldwide
Mark Halperin
Journalist
11-Jan-1965   TIME senior political analyst
Fred A. Hartley
Politician
22-Feb-1902 11-May-1969 Congressman from New Jersey, 1929-49
Wade Henderson
Activist
1948   Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
John F. Herma
Business
c. 1948   Former COO of Kohl's
George W. Hill
Astronomer
3-Mar-1838 16-Apr-1914 A New Theorie of Jupiter and Saturn
Robert H. Hotz
Business
c. 1944   Houlihan Lokey
James J. Howard
Politician
24-Jul-1927 25-Mar-1988 Congressman from New Jersey, 1965-88
Lisa Bobbie Schreiber Hughes
Diplomat
1958   US Ambassador to Suriname
William J. Hughes
Politician
17-Oct-1932   Congressman from New Jersey, 1975-95
Frank Iero
Guitarist
31-Oct-1981   My Chemical Romance
Ralph Izzo
Business
c. 1957   CEO of PSEG
Eddie Jordan
Basketball
29-Jan-1955   Retired NBA guard and coach
Steven T. Katz
Author
12-Aug-1944   Professor of Religion
James P. Kelly
Business
c. 1944   CEO of UPS, 1997-2002
David M. Kennedy
Government
21-Jul-1905 1-May-1996 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1969-71
Kevin Kennedy
Business
c. 1955   CEO of JDS Uniphase
Joyce Kilmer
Poet
6-Dec-1886 30-Jul-1918 Trees
Andrew Kohut
Pundit
2-Sep-1942   Pew Research Center pollster
Murray Krieger
Critic
27-Nov-1923 5-Aug-2000 The Play and Place of Criticism
Barbara J. Krumsiek
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Calvert Group, Ltd.
Bert Lance
Government
3-Jun-1931   OMB Director, 1977
Kurt M. Landgraf
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Educational Testing Service
J. D. Lasica
Author
?   Darknet
Jaynee LaVecchia
Judge
9-Oct-1954   Justice, New Jersey Supreme Court
Virginia Long
Judge
1-Mar-1942   Justice, New Jersey Supreme Court
Bernie Marcus
Business
12-May-1929   Co-Founder of Home Depot
Ernest Mario
Business
12-Jun-1938   CEO of Alza Corporation, 1993-2001
William Martini
Politician
10-Jan-1947   Congressman from New Jersey, 1995-97
Craig G. Matthews
Business
c. 1943   COO of KeySpan, 1999-2002
Tony Mauro
Journalist
c. 1949   Legal Times reporter
Joseph W. McGrath
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Unisys
Timothy McSweeney
Relative
1943 24-Jan-2010 Namesake of McSweeney's Quarterly Concern
John McWhorter
Linguist
c. 1963   Linguist, social critic
Bob Menendez
Politician
1-Jan-1954   US Senator from New Jersey
Adolphe Menjou
Actor
18-Feb-1890 29-Oct-1963 A Farewell to Arms
Anne Milgram
Attorney
c. 1970   Attorney General of New Jersey, 2007-10
Natalie Morales
Journalist
6-Jun-1972   Today
Rowland T. Moriarty
Business
c. 1947   CRA International
Joseph A. Mussomeli
Diplomat
26-May-1952   US Ambassador to Cambodia
Patricia Nachtigal
Business
?   Senior VP at Ingersoll-Rand
Susan Ness
Government
?   FCC Commissioner, 1994-2001
Lawrence C. Nussdorf
Business
c. 1946   Clark Enterprises, Inc.
James O'Keefe
Activist
28-Jun-1984   ACORN, Planned Parenthood sting videos
Hazel O'Leary
Government
17-May-1937   US Secretary of Energy 1993-97
William Palatucci
Attorney
c. 1958   Dughi Hewit & Palatucci
Frank Pallone
Politician
30-Oct-1951   Congressman, New Jersey 6th
Thomas H. Patrick
Business
c. 1943   Vice Chairman of Merrill Lynch, 2002-03
Scott Patterson
Actor
11-Sep-1958   Luke Danes on Gilmore Girls
Gary R. Petersen
Business
c. 1946   EnCap Investments
Dominic J. Pileggi
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Thomas & Betts
Robert Pinsky
Poet
20-Oct-1940   US Poet Laureate, 1997-2000
J. Thomas Presby
Business
c. 1940   COO of Deloitte and Touche, 1995-2001
Molly Price
Actor
15-Dec-1966   Faith Yokas on Third Watch
Jackson Publick
Cartoonist
14-Sep-1971   Co-Creator of The Venture Bros.
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Actor
30-Dec-1956   Ginger St. James on It's a Living
Eugene A. Renna
Business
c. 1944   EVP at Exxon Mobil, 2001-02
Thomas A. Renyi
Business
c. 1945   Chairman of Bank of New York Mellon
Joseph M. Rigby
Business
c. 1956   CEO of Pepco
Matthew Rinaldo
Politician
1-Sep-1931   Congressman from New Jersey, 1973-93
Paul Robeson
Singer
9-Apr-1898 23-Jan-1976 20th Century renaissance man
Gary M. Rodkin
Business
c. 1952   CEO of ConAgra
Heinrich Rohrer
Physicist
6-Jun-1933   Co-Inventor, scanning tunneling microscope
Philip Roth
Novelist
19-Mar-1933   Portnoy's Complaint
Marge Roukema
Politician
19-Sep-1929   Congresswoman from New Jersey, 1981-2003
Rudy Rucker
Novelist
22-Mar-1946   Author of Wetware series
William J. Ryan
Business
c. 1945   Toronto-Dominion Bank executive
Carl Safina
Author
23-May-1955   Song for the Blue Ocean
Roy Scheider
Actor
10-Nov-1932 10-Feb-2008 Jaws
Marvin O. Schlanger
Business
c. 1948   Cherry Hill Chemical Investments, LLC
Henry Selick
Film Director
30-Nov-1952   The Nightmare Before Christmas
Michael Shaara
Author
23-Jun-1929 5-May-1988 The Killer Angels
Robert Shea
Author
14-Feb-1933 10-Mar-1994 Illuminatus Trilogy
Thomas E. Shenk
Biologist
c. 1947   Princeton Molecular Biologist
Martin Silverstein
Diplomat
1954   US Ambassador to Uruguay, 2001-05
Sebastian Stan
Actor
13-Aug-1983   Captain America: The First Avenger
Aaron Stanford
Actor
27-Dec-1976   Pyro in X-Men
David J. Stern
Basketball
22-Sep-1942   Commissioner of the NBA
Philip Van Doren Stern
Author
10-Sep-1900 31-Jul-1984 It's A Wonderful Life
Anne Stevens
Business
c. 1948   CEO of Carpenter Technology
Lynne Stewart
Attorney
8-Oct-1939   Attorney convicted of supporting the Islamic Group
Mike Straka
Columnist
10-Oct-1969   Grrr! columnist for Fox News
Herbert H. Tate, Jr.
Attorney
22-Feb-1953   President, NJ Board of Public Utilities, 1994-2001
Steven H. Temares
Business
c. 1958   CEO of Bed Bath and Beyond
Robert Torricelli
Politician
27-Aug-1951   US Senator from New Jersey, 1997-2002
James Tupper
Actor
4-Aug-1965   Jack Slattery on Men in Trees
Jim Valvano
Basketball
10-Mar-1946 28-Apr-1993 NCSU Basketball Coach, 1980-89
Lois M. Van Deusen
Attorney
c. 1939   Partner, McCarter & English
Selman A. Waksman
Scientist
22-Jul-1888 16-Aug-1973 Streptomycin and other antibiotics
Elizabeth Warren
Educator
22-Jun-1949   US Senator from Massachusetts
Alex Wellen
TV Personality
?   CNN Legal Analyst
Margita E. White
Government
27-Jun-1937 20-Nov-2002 FCC Commissioner, 1976-79
Frank G. Wobst
Business
c. 1934   CEO of Huntington Bancshares, 1981-2001
Karen Young
Actor
29-Sep-1958   Heading South

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Léonie Adams
Poet
9-Dec-1899 27-Jun-1988 Those Not Elect
Robert E. Andrews
Politician
4-Aug-1957   Congressman, New Jersey 1st
Toni Cade Bambara
Novelist
25-Mar-1939 9-Dec-1995 Gorilla, My Love
Amiri Baraka
Author
7-Oct-1934   Hates Whitey
Benjamin R. Barber
Scholar
2-Aug-1939   Jihad vs. McWorld
P. George Benson
Educator
3-Jun-1946   President, College of Charleston
Arthur F. Burns
Economist
27-Apr-1904 6-Jun-1987 Chairman of the Federal Reserve, 1970-78
José A. Cabranes
Judge
22-Dec-1940   2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
Helen Caldicott
Activist
7-Aug-1938   Anti-nuclear crusader
Ida L. Castro
Government
1953   Chairman of the EEOC, 1998-2001
John Ciardi
Poet
24-Jun-1916 30-Mar-1986 How Does a Poem Mean?
William C. Dowling
Educator
5-Apr-1944   Oliver Wendell Holmes in Paris
Ralph Ellison
Novelist
1-Mar-1914 16-Apr-1994 Invisible Man
Norman Finkelstein
Scholar
8-Dec-1953   The Holocaust Industry
James Florio
Politician
29-Aug-1937   Governor of New Jersey, 1990-94
Susan Fuhrman
Educator
c. 1943   President, Teachers College, Columbia
Paul Fussell
Historian
22-Mar-1924 23-May-2012 The Great War and Modern Memory
Israel Gelfand
Mathematician
2-Sep-1913 5-Oct-2009 Banach algebras, Lie groups
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Judge
15-Mar-1933   US Supreme Court Justice
Ronald Graham
Mathematician
31-Oct-1935   Mathematician, Computer Scientist
William H. Gray
Politician
20-Aug-1941   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1979-91
Sebastian de Grazia
Author
11-Aug-1917 31-Dec-2000 Machiavelli in Hell
Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Sociologist
c. 1943   Mother of on-line education
Shirley A. Jackson
Physicist
5-Aug-1946   NRC Chairman, 1995-99
Franklyn G. Jenifer
Educator
26-Mar-1939   President of UT-Dallas, 1994-2003
Robert A. Kann
Historian
11-Feb-1906 30-Aug-1981 The Multinational Empire
Kevin Kennedy
Business
c. 1955   CEO of JDS Uniphase
David Lereah
Economist
?   National Association of Realtors
Roy Lichtenstein
Painter
27-Oct-1923 29-Sep-1997 Whaam!
William D. Lutz
Linguist
?   Doublespeak
Richard L. McCormick
Educator
26-Dec-1947   President, Rutgers University
Theodore A. McKee
Judge
5-Jun-1947   3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
Timothy McSweeney
Relative
1943 24-Jan-2010 Namesake of McSweeney's Quarterly Concern
Ashley Montagu
Anthropologist
28-Jun-1905 26-Nov-1999 The Natural Superiority of Women
Frank Pallone
Politician
30-Oct-1951   Congressman, New Jersey 6th
Richard Poirier
Critic
9-Sep-1925 15-Aug-2009 Raritan, A Quarterly Review
Richard W. Rahn
Economist
c. 1941   The End of Money
Nathan Seiberg
Physicist
22-Sep-1956   String theorist at Princeton
Elaine Showalter
Critic
21-Jan-1941   Lead alpha Gynocritic
Neil J. Sullivan
Author
24-Feb-1948   The Diamond in the Bronx
Lionel Tiger
Educator
1937   The Decline of Males
Selman A. Waksman
Scientist
22-Jul-1888 16-Aug-1973 Streptomycin and other antibiotics
Michael Warner
Scholar
c. 1958   Fear of a Queer Planet
Elizabeth Warren
Educator
22-Jun-1949   US Senator from Massachusetts

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lawrence Bathgate
Attorney
17-May-1939   GOP activist
P. George Benson
Educator
3-Jun-1946   President, College of Charleston
Gregory Q. Brown
Business
c. 1960   CEO of Motorola
Frederick T. Frelinghuysen
Government
4-Aug-1817 20-May-1885 US Secretary of State, 1881-85
Albert R. Gamper, Jr.
Business
c. 1942   CEO of CIT Group, 1987-2004
Francis L. Lawrence
Educator
25-Aug-1937 16-Apr-2013 President of Rutgers University, 1990-2002
Ernest Mario
Business
12-Jun-1938   CEO of Alza Corporation, 1993-2001
Kevin Mattson
Historian
25-Dec-1966   Intellectuals in Action
Richard L. McCormick
Educator
26-Dec-1947   President, Rutgers University
Joseph W. McGrath
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Unisys
Patricia Nachtigal
Business
?   Senior VP at Ingersoll-Rand
Richard Poirier
Critic
9-Sep-1925 15-Aug-2009 Raritan, A Quarterly Review
J. Thomas Presby
Business
c. 1940   COO of Deloitte and Touche, 1995-2001
Thomas A. Renyi
Business
c. 1945   Chairman of Bank of New York Mellon
David J. Stern
Basketball
22-Sep-1942   Commissioner of the NBA
Selman A. Waksman
Scientist
22-Jul-1888 16-Aug-1973 Streptomycin and other antibiotics
George R. Zoffinger
Business
c. 1948   New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank R. Burns
Football
16-Mar-1928 14-Jul-2012 Rutgers Head Coach, 1973-83
Eddie Jordan
Basketball
29-Jan-1955   Retired NBA guard and coach
Greg Schiano
Football
1-Jun-1966   Head Coach, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Steve Spagnuolo
Football
21-Dec-1959   Head Coach, St. Louis Rams
Dick Vitale
Sports Journalist
9-Jun-1939   Highly excitable sportscaster


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