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Iowa State University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Ames, IA

Founding Date:
1858

Motto:
Science with Practice

Team:
Cyclones

Radio Station:
KURE-FM 88.5

Enrollment:
25,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Atanasoff
Inventor
4-Oct-1903 15-Jun-1995 Atanasoff-Berry Computer
Robert L. Bartley
Editor
12-Oct-1937 10-Dec-2003 Editor of the Wall Street Journal, 1979-2003
Berkley W. Bedell
Politician
5-Mar-1921   Congressman from Iowa, 1975-87
Ezra Taft Benson
Religion
4-Aug-1899 30-May-1994 President of the Mormon Church, 1985-94
Robert D. Blue
Politician
24-Sep-1898 13-Dec-1989 Governor of Iowa, 1945-49
Marvin D. Brailsford
Business
31-Jan-1939   Retired US Army Lt. General
Bruce Braley
Politician
30-Oct-1957   Congressman, Iowa 1st
Stephanie A. Burns
Business
c. 1955   CEO of Dow Corning
Garrey Carruthers
Politician
29-Aug-1939   Governor of New Mexico, 1987-91
George Washington Carver
Botanist
c. 1860 5-Jan-1943 Crop rotation and peanut butter
Lauro F. Cavazos
Government
4-Jan-1927   US Secretary of Education, 1988-90
Vance D. Coffman
Business
3-Apr-1944   CEO of Lockheed Martin, 1998-2004
John Cooper
Football
2-Jul-1937   OSU Head Coach, 1988-2000
Michael M. Crow
Educator
c. 1955   President, Arizona State University
Dave Ditzel
Engineer
c. 1956   Founder of Transmeta
Harvey B. Gantt
Politician
14-Jan-1943   Mayor of Charlotte, 1983-87
Roswell Garst
Agriculturalist
14-Jun-1898 5-Nov-1977 Hybrid corn farmer, amateur diplomat
Tom Harkin
Politician
19-Nov-1939   US Senator from Iowa
Isaiah Harris, Jr.
Business
c. 1952   Former BellSouth executive
Bourke B. Hickenlooper
Politician
21-Jul-1896 4-Sep-1971 Governor and Senator from Iowa
William E. Hocking
Philosopher
10-Aug-1873 12-Jun-1966 The Meaning of God in Human Experience
Thomas M. Hoenig
Economist
6-Sep-1946   President and CEO, Kansas City Fed
William Temple Hornaday
Activist
1-Dec-1854 6-Mar-1937 Defender of the American bison
David W. Joos
Business
c. 1952   CEO of CMS Energy
DeAnne S. Julius
Economist
14-Apr-1949   Chairman, Royal Institute of International Affairs
C. Robert Kidder
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Borden Chemical, 1995-2002
Barbara A. King
Business
c. 1947   Landscape Structures, Inc.
Charles B. Knapp
Educator
13-Aug-1946   President, University of Georgia, 1987-97
Ted Kooser
Poet
25-Apr-1939   Poet Laureate of the United States
Cheryl Gordon Krongard
Business
c. 1956   Partner, Apollo Management, 2002-04
Tom Latham
Politician
14-Jul-1948   Congressman, Iowa 4th
David Loebsack
Politician
23-Dec-1952   Congressman, Iowa 2nd
Frank O. Lowden
Politician
26-Jan-1861 20-Mar-1943 Governor of Illinois, 1917-21
Charles T. Manatt
Attorney
9-Jun-1936 22-Jul-2011 DNC Chairman, 1981-85
Thomas E. Martin
Politician
18-Jan-1893 27-Jun-1971 US Senator from Iowa, 1955-61
Richard D. McCormick
Business
4-Jul-1940   CEO of US West, 1992-98
Edward R. McCracken
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Silicon Graphics, 1984-98
John Melcher
Politician
6-Sep-1924   US Senator from Montana, 1977-89
Charles E. Merriam
Scholar
15-Nov-1874 8-Jan-1953 American Political Ideas
Dan Mozena
Diplomat
1949   US Ambassador to Angola
Dennis A. Muilenburg
Business
c. 1964   EVP at Boeing
Donald C. Nebergall
Business
12-Aug-1928   Brenton Bank & Trust
Flannery O'Connor
Author
25-Mar-1925 3-Aug-1964 A Good Man Is Hard To Find
Jeff Plagge
Business
c. 1956   Midwest Heritage Bank
David W. Raisbeck
Business
c. 1949   Vice Chairman of Cargill
David J. Robino
Business
c. 1959   Vice Chairman of Gateway, 2000-01
Jean Seberg
Actor
13-Nov-1938 8-Sep-1979 Saint Joan
Harold Frend See, Jr.
Judge
7-Nov-1943   Justice, Alabama Supreme Court
Richard B. Shull
Actor
24-Feb-1929 14-Oct-1999 Holmes and Yo-Yo
Hugh Sidey
Journalist
3-Sep-1927 21-Nov-2005 Time magazine
Graham B. Spanier
Educator
18-Jul-1948   President, Penn State University, 1995-2011
David B. Speer
Business
6-Apr-1951 17-Nov-2012 CEO of Illinois Tool Works, 2005-12
Scott Stanzel
Government
15-Jan-1973   Deputy White House Press Secretary
Robert Sulentic
Business
c. 1958   CEO of Trammell Crow, 2002-06
Bob Walkup
Politician
14-Nov-1936   Mayor of Tucson
Henry A. Wallace
Politician
7-Oct-1888 18-Nov-1965 US Vice President, 1941-45
Henry C. Wallace
Government
11-May-1866 25-Oct-1924 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1921-24
George A. Wilson
Politician
1-Apr-1884 8-Sep-1953 Governor of Iowa, 1939-43

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Atanasoff
Inventor
4-Oct-1903 15-Jun-1995 Atanasoff-Berry Computer
Kenneth E. Boulding
Economist
18-Jan-1910 18-Mar-1993 The Image: Knowledge of Life in Society
Michael M. Crow
Educator
c. 1955   President, Arizona State University
Ronald Fisher
Mathematician
17-Feb-1890 29-Jul-1962 Analysis of variance and covariance
Steven J. Keillor
Historian
25-Apr-1948   Hjalmar Petersen of Minnesota
Kurt Lewin
Psychologist
9-Sep-1890 12-Feb-1947 Field theorist, group dynamicist
Elsa A. Murano
Educator
14-Aug-1959   President of Texas A&M University, 2008-09
Edwin G. Nourse
Economist
20-May-1883 7-Apr-1974 Council of Economic Advisers, 1946-49
Theodore W. Schultz
Economist
30-Apr-1902 26-Feb-1998 Investment in Human Capital
Robert N. Shelton
Educator
1948   President, University of Arizona
Jane Smiley
Novelist
26-Sep-1949   A Thousand Acres
George J. Stigler
Economist
17-Jan-1911 1-Dec-1991 Economic Theory of Regulation
Henry C. Wallace
Government
11-May-1866 25-Oct-1924 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1921-24

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gregory L. Geoffroy
Educator
c. 1946   President, Iowa State University
Ray L. Heffner
Educator
7-May-1925 28-Nov-2012 President of Brown University, 1966-69
Cheryl Gordon Krongard
Business
c. 1956   Partner, Apollo Management, 2002-04
James Wilson
Government
16-Aug-1835 26-Aug-1920 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1897-1913

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Mack Brown
Football
27-Aug-1951   Head Coach, UT-Austin
Earle Bruce
Football
8-Mar-1931   OSU Head Coach, 1979-87
Pete Carroll
Football
15-Sep-1951   Seattle Seahawks coach
Tim Floyd
Basketball
25-Feb-1954   USC Head Coach
John Fox
Football
8-Feb-1955   Head Coach, Denver Broncos
Johnny Majors
Football
21-May-1935   College football coach
Jackie Sherrill
Football
28-Nov-1943   MSU Head Coach, 1991-2003


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