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University of Delaware

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Newark, DE

Founding Date:
1743

Team:
Fightin' Blue Hens

Enrollment:
21,100

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jill Jacobs Biden
Relative
5-Jun-1951   Wife of Joe Biden
Joseph Biden
Politician
20-Nov-1942   Vice President of the United States
Daniel E. Button
Politician
1-Nov-1917 7-Mar-2009 Congressman from New York, 1967-71
John Carney
Politician
20-May-1956   Congressman, Delaware
Thomas Carper
Politician
23-Jan-1947   US Senator from Delaware
Christopher J. Christie
Politician
6-Sep-1962   Governor of New Jersey
Howard E. Cosgrove
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Conectiv, 1998-2002
Bob Filner
Politician
4-Sep-1942   Mayor of San Diego
Joe Flacco
Football
16-Jan-1985   Baltimore Ravens QB
J. Allen Frear
Politician
7-Mar-1903 15-Jan-1993 US Senator from Delaware, 1949-61
J. Erik Fyrwald
Business
c. 1959   CEO of Nalco Holding
Robert Gore
Chemist
15-Apr-1937   Co-inventor of Gore-Tex
Steve Harris
Actor
3-Dec-1965   The Practice
David E. Hoffman
Journalist
1953   The Dead Hand
George F. MacCormack
Business
1943   Former Group VP at DuPont
George MacKenzie
Business
c. 1949   CFO of Hercules, 1996-2000
Jack L. Messman
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Novell, 2001-06
James H. Miller
Business
c. 1948   CEO of PPL Corporation
Daniel Nathans
Scientist
30-Oct-1928 16-Nov-1999 Restriction enzymes (DNA cleavage)
David A. Norcross
Activist
30-Mar-1937   Republican National Lawyers Association
Jane Margaret O'Brien
Educator
c. 1953   President, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Jane G. Pepper
Agriculturalist
c. 1945   Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
William D. Phillips
Physicist
5-Nov-1948   Trapped atoms with laser light
David Plouffe
Government
27-May-1967   Senior Advisor to Barack Obama
Lawrence F. Probst III
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Electronic Arts, 1991-2007
Stephen E. Schmidt
Government
1970   John McCain's 2008 campaign manager
Matthew Shipp
Jazz Musician
7-Dec-1960   Free jazz pianist
Nick Smith
Politician
5-Nov-1934   Congressman from Michigan, 1993-2005
James W. Wagner
Educator
c. 1953   President, Emory University
Robert S. Walker
Politician
23-Dec-1942   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1977-97
John E. Wallace, Jr.
Judge
1942   Justice, New Jersey Supreme Court
Johnny Weir
Figure Skating
2-Jul-1984   Olympic figure skater
Marna C. Whittington
Business
c. 1947   COO of Allianz Global Investors

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Charles M. Elson
Business
c. 1960   Economist, University of Delaware
Richard F. Heck
Chemist
1931   Palladium-catalyzed cross couplings
Mark W. Huddleston
Educator
c. 1950   President, University of New Hampshire
Jean Piccard
Aviator
28-Jan-1884 28-Jan-1963 Extreme balloonist
W. D. Snodgrass
Poet
5-Jan-1926 13-Jan-2009 Heart's Needle

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Elbert N. Carvel
Politician
9-Feb-1910 6-Feb-2005 Twice Governor of Delaware
Charles Cawley
Business
1941   Cofounder, MBNA Corporation
Howard E. Cosgrove
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Conectiv, 1998-2002
Patrick T. Harker
Educator
19-Nov-1958   President, University of Delaware
Mark W. Huddleston
Educator
c. 1950   President, University of New Hampshire
John A. Krol
Business
16-Oct-1936   CEO of DuPont, 1995-98
Raymond S. Troubh
Business
3-May-1926   Independent Financial Consultant

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dennis Felton
Basketball
21-Jun-1963   UGA Head Coach
Kevin O'Neill
Basketball
24-Jan-1957   Interim Head Coach, U. of Arizona


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