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University of Oregon

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Eugene, OR

Founding Date:
1876

Motto:
Mens agitat molem

Team:
Ducks

Enrollment:
20,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Sam Adams
Politician
3-Sep-1963   Mayor of Portland
Victor G. Atiyeh
Politician
20-Feb-1923   Governor of Oregon, 1979-87
Andrew S. Berwick, Jr.
Business
c. 1933   Berwick-Pacific Corporation
Gene D. Block
Educator
c. 1948   Chancellor, UCLA
Lee C. Bollinger
Educator
c. 1946   President of Columbia University
Suzanne Bonamici
Politician
14-Oct-1954   Congresswoman, Oregon 1st
Bill Bowerman
Fitness Guru
19-Feb-1911 24-Dec-1999 Track coach, Co-Founder of Nike
Walter H. Brattain
Physicist
10-Feb-1902 13-Oct-1987 Co-Inventor of the transistor
Norm Van Brocklin
Football
15-Mar-1926 2-May-1983 NFL QB passed for 554 yards in a game
Edgar Buchanan
Actor
20-Mar-1903 4-Apr-1979 Uncle Joe Carson on Petticoat Junction
Stephen J. Cannell
Film/TV Producer
2-May-1941 30-Sep-2010 Creator of The Rockford Files
Gary L. Countryman
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Liberty Mutual, 1986-98
Ann Curry
Journalist
19-Nov-1956   Dateline NBC Co-Host
Peter DeFazio
Politician
27-May-1947   Congressman, Oregon 4th
William M. Drozdiak
Journalist
c. 1949   American Council on Germany
Alan L. Earhart
Business
c. 1944   Former Partner, PWC
Sam Elliott
Actor
9-Aug-1944   Rush, The Hulk
Mark Few
Basketball
27-Dec-1962   Head Coach, Gonzaga University
Dan Fouts
Football
10-Jun-1951   San Diego Chargers QB
Neil Goldschmidt
Government
16-Jun-1940   Governor of Oregon, 1987-91
Alfred T. Goodwin
Judge
29-Jun-1923   9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1971-91
Joey Harrington
Football
21-Oct-1978   Atlanta Falcons QB
Howard Hesseman
Actor
27-Feb-1940   Dr. Johnny Fever on WKRP in Cincinnati
Donald Hodel
Government
23-May-1935   Reagan's Secretary of Energy & Interior
Douglas Hofstadter
Author
15-Feb-1945   Godel, Escher, Bach
Glen A. Holden
Business
2-Jul-1927   US Ambassador to Jamaica, 1989-93
Robert D. Holmes
Politician
11-May-1909 6-Jun-1976 Governor of Oregon, 1957-59
James Ivory
Film/TV Producer
7-Jun-1928   The Remains of the Day
Clifton James
Actor
29-May-1921   Sheriff J. W. Pepper
Renee J. James
Business
c. 1964   VP at Intel
David E. Jeremiah
Military
25-Feb-1934   Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs, 1990-94
June Jones
Football
19-Feb-1953   Hawaii Warriors Head Coach
Christopher Judge
Actor
13-Oct-1964   Teal'c on Stargate SG-1
Richard J. Kerr
Government
4-Oct-1935   CIA Deputy Director, 1989-92
Ken Kesey
Novelist
17-Sep-1935 10-Nov-2001 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
John Kitzhaber
Politician
5-Mar-1947   Governor of Oregon
Phil Knight
Business
24-Feb-1938   Co-Founder of Nike
Charles M. Lillis
Business
c. 1945   President of MediaOne, 1995-2000
Barry Lopez
Author
6-Jan-1945   Of Wolves and Men
Monica C. Lozano
Publisher
21-Jul-1956   Publisher of La Opinión
John Markoff
Journalist
24-Oct-1949   New York Times computer guy
Ben Masters
Actor
6-May-1947   Julian Crane on Passions
Tom McCall
Politician
22-Mar-1913 8-Jan-1983 Governor of Oregon, 1967-75
Connie McCready
Politician
21-Aug-1921 22-Dec-2000 Mayor of Portland Oregon, 1979-81
John McKay
Football
5-Jul-1923 10-Jun-2001 USC Trojans Head Coach, 1960-75
John H. F. Miner
Business
c. 1956   President of Intel Capital, 2003-05
William P. Murphy
Scientist
6-Feb-1892 9-Oct-1987 Liver therapy for pernicious anemia
Maurine Brown Neuberger
Politician
9-Jan-1907 22-Feb-2000 US Senator from Oregon, 1960-67
Richard L. Neuberger
Politician
26-Dec-1912 9-Mar-1960 US Senator from Oregon, 1955-60
Howard C. Nielson
Politician
12-Sep-1924   Congressman from Utah, 1983-91
Mike Nolan
Football
7-Mar-1959   Head Coach, San Francisco 49ers
Ron Packard
Politician
19-Jan-1931   Congressman from California, 1983-2001
Chuck Palahniuk
Author
21-Feb-1962   Fight Club
Paul L. Patterson
Politician
18-Jul-1900 31-Jan-1956 Governor of Oregon, 1952-56
Steve Prefontaine
Track and Field
25-Jan-1951 30-May-1975 Long distance runner
Kathryn L. H. Proffitt
Diplomat
1951   US Ambassador to Malta, 1998-2001
Carol Queen
Author
c. 1957   Prolific sexologist
Gregory L. Quesnel
Business
c. 1949   CEO of CNF, 1998-2004
Ahmad Rashad
Sports Journalist
19-Nov-1949   Wide Receiver turned sportscaster
Steven A. Raymund
Business
16-Nov-1955   CEO of Tech Data, 1986-2006
James Read
Actor
31-Jul-1953   North & South
Michael Retzer
Business
c. 1946   US Ambassador to Tanzania, 2005-07
Nicholas V. Riasanovsky
Historian
21-Dec-1923 14-May-2011 A History of Russia
John Robinson
Football
25-Jul-1935   LA Rams, NCAA head coach
William V. Roth, Jr.
Politician
22-Jul-1921 13-Dec-2003 US Senator from Delaware, 1971-2001
Joe Sacco
Cartoonist
2-Oct-1960   Palestine
Gordon Scott
Actor
3-Aug-1926 30-Apr-2007 Played Tarzan, 1955-60
Randy Shilts
Journalist
8-Aug-1951 17-Feb-1994 Chronicler of AIDS, biographer of Harvey Milk
Paul Simon
Politician
29-Nov-1928 9-Dec-2003 US Senator, one-time Presidential candidate
Bruce Snyder
Football
14-Mar-1940 13-Apr-2009 Sun Devils Head Coach, 1992-2000
Vic Snyder
Politician
27-Sep-1947   Congressman from Arkansas, 1997-2011
Sarah Susanka
Architect
c. 1957   The Not So Big House
Norv Turner
Football
17-May-1952   Former Coach, San Diego Chargers
Greg Walden
Politician
10-Jan-1957   Congressman, Oregon 2nd
Martha Lee Walters
Judge
1950   Justice, Oregon Supreme Court
James H. Weaver
Politician
8-Aug-1927   Congressman from Oregon, 1975-87
Kent M. Wiedemann
Diplomat
1946   US Ambassador to Cambodia, 1999-2002
Daniel E. Winfree
Judge
c. 1953   Justice, Alaska Supreme Court
Wendell Wyatt
Politician
15-Jun-1917 28-Jan-2009 Congressman from Oregon, 1964-75
Ron Wyden
Politician
3-May-1949   US Senator from Oregon
Gary Zimmerman
Football
13-Dec-1961   NFL Hall of Famer

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert M. Berdahl
Educator
15-Mar-1937   Chancellor of UC Berkeley, 1997-2004
David B. Frohnmayer
Politician
9-Jul-1940   President, University of Oregon
Wayne Morse
Politician
20-Oct-1900 22-Jul-1974 US Senator from Oregon, 1945-69
Charles Ogletree
Attorney
31-Dec-1952   Law professor
Martha Lee Walters
Judge
1950   Justice, Oregon Supreme Court

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert M. Berdahl
Educator
15-Mar-1937   Chancellor of UC Berkeley, 1997-2004
Myles Brand
Educator
17-May-1942 16-Sep-2009 President of the NCAA, 2003-09
Arthur S. Flemming
Government
12-Jun-1905 7-Sep-1996 HEW Secretary, 1958-61
David B. Frohnmayer
Politician
9-Jul-1940   President, University of Oregon
Tom Jennings
Computer Programmer
1955   Author of FidoNet BBS protocols

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bill Bowerman
Fitness Guru
19-Feb-1911 24-Dec-1999 Track coach, Co-Founder of Nike
Rich Brooks
Football
20-Aug-1941   Kentucky Wildcats Head Coach
John McKay
Football
5-Jul-1923 10-Jun-2001 USC Trojans Head Coach, 1960-75
Jim O'Brien
Basketball
11-Feb-1952   Head Coach of Indiana Pacers, 2007-11
Chris Petersen
Football
13-Oct-1964   Head Coach, Boise State
John Robinson
Football
25-Jul-1935   LA Rams, NCAA head coach
Jeff Tedford
Football
2-Nov-1961   Head Coach, California Golden Bears


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