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Tufts University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded by Charles Tufts in 1852 as Tufts College, changed to Tufts University in 1954. There are campuses at Medford (main), Boston, and Grafton.

Location:
Medford, MA

Founding Date:
1852

Mascot:
Jumbo the Elephant

Enrollment:
9000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Anderson
Diplomat
3-Jan-1937 4-Jul-1997 US Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1981-85
Hank Azaria
Actor
25-Apr-1964   Moe and Apu on The Simpsons
Stephen Babcock
Chemist
22-Oct-1843 2-Jul-1931 Chemistry of milk
Doug Bailey
Activist
c. 1934   President and CEO, Unity08
William M. Bellamy
Diplomat
21-Aug-1950   US Ambassdor to Kenya, 2003-06
Jeffrey D. Benjamin
Business
c. 1961   Apollo Management
Medea Benjamin
Activist
10-Sep-1952   CODEPINK, Global Exchange cofounder
C. Fred Bergsten
Economist
23-Apr-1941   Institute for International Economics
Jessica Biel
Actor
3-Mar-1982   The Rules of Attraction
Coit D. Blacker
Government
c. 1950   Institute for International Studies, Stanford
Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr.
Government
c. 1952   Asst. Secy. State Politico-Military, 2001-05
Barbara Bodine
Diplomat
1948   US Ambassador to Yemen, 1997-2001
Richard A. Boucher
Diplomat
c. 1951   Asst. Secretary of State for South Asia
Thomas Boyatt
Diplomat
4-Mar-1933   US Ambassador to Colombia, 1980-83
Jeb Bradley
Politician
20-Oct-1952   Congressman from New Hampshire, 2003-07
Scott Brown
Politician
12-Sep-1959   US Senator from Massachusetts, 2010-13
Richard R. Burt
Diplomat
3-Feb-1947   US Ambassador to Germany, 1985-89
Vannevar Bush
Scientist
11-Mar-1890 30-Jun-1974 Pre-internet visionary
Costas Caramanlis
Head of State
14-Sep-1956   Prime Minister of Greece, 2004-09
Leonard Carmichael
Educator
9-Nov-1898 16-Sep-1973 Smithsonian Chief, 1953-64
Tracy Chapman
Singer
30-Mar-1964   Fast Car
Dov Charney
Business
31-Jan-1969   American Apparel CEO
John Ciardi
Poet
24-Jun-1916 30-Mar-1986 How Does a Poem Mean?
Ariel Cohen
Scholar
c. 1964   Expert on International Relations
Daniel H. Cohen
Business
c. 1952   NYT VP Advertising, 1995-99
R. Guy Cole, Jr.
Judge
23-May-1951   6th Circuit Court of Appeals
Anthony H. Cordesman
Government
2-Aug-1938   The Lessons of Modern War
Cid Corman
Poet
29-Jun-1924 12-Mar-2004 Founder of Origin poetry magazine
Joe Courtney
Politician
6-Apr-1953   Congressman, Connecticut 2nd
Robert B. Coutts
Business
c. 1950   EVP at Lockheed Martin
Richard N. Current
Historian
5-Oct-1912 26-Oct-2012 The Lincoln Nobody Knows
Walter Cutler
Diplomat
25-Nov-1931   US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1984-87
Ram Dass
Religion
5-Apr-1931   Be Here Now
Nathaniel Davis
Diplomat
12-Apr-1925 16-May-2011 US Ambassador to Chile, 1971-73
John R. Dawson
Diplomat
1950 1-Aug-2003 US Ambassador to Peru, 2002-03
Susan Decker
Business
c. 1963   President of Yahoo
Horace Dediu
Pundit
15-Feb-1968   Tech industry analyst
Peter DeFazio
Politician
27-May-1947   Congressman, Oregon 4th
Dom DeLuise
Actor
1-Aug-1933 4-May-2009 Cannonball Run
Steven J. Demetriou
Business
c. 1959   CEO of Aleris International
James Dimon
Business
13-Mar-1956   CEO of JP Morgan Chase
Peter R. Dolan
Business
6-Jan-1956   CEO of Bristol-Myers Squibb, 2001-06
J. Adam Ereli
Diplomat
c. 1960   US Ambassador to Bahrain
Marsha Johnson Evans
Military
c. 1947   CEO of American Red Cross, 2002-05
David Faber
Journalist
10-Mar-1964   CNBC financial reporter
Andrew Fastow
Business
22-Dec-1961   Disgraced CFO of Enron
Jeffrey D. Feltman
Diplomat
c. 1959   US Ambassador to Lebanon, 2004-08
Robert W. Fitts
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, 2003-06
James B. Flaws
Business
c. 1949   CFO of Corning
James B. Foley
Diplomat
4-Apr-1957   US Ambassador to Haiti, 2003-05
Jon S. Fossel
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Oppenheimer Management, 1989-96
Allen R. Freedman
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Assurant, 1979-2000
Henry F. Frigon
Business
c. 1936   CEO of CARSTAR, Inc., 1998-2001
Peter Gallagher
Actor
19-Aug-1955   American Beauty
Leslie H. Gelb
Government
4-Mar-1937   President, Council on Foreign Relations, 1993-2003
Seth Godin
Business
10-Jul-1960   Tribes
Dan Hedaya
Actor
24-Jul-1940   Bestubbled character actor, Blood Simple
Lillian Hellman
Playwright
20-Jun-1905 30-Jun-1984 Little Foxes
John E. Herbst
Diplomat
12-Aug-1952   US Ambassador to Ukraine, 2003-06
Faith S. Hochberg
Attorney
1950   US District Court Judge, New Jersey
Elbert Hubbard
Author
19-Jun-1856 7-May-1915 Founder of Roycroft Press
William Hurt
Actor
20-Mar-1950   Altered States, Broadcast News
Joi Ito
Business
19-Jun-1966   Director, MIT Media Lab
Thomas H. Kean, Jr.
Politician
5-Sep-1968   New Jersey State Senator
F. Ray Keyser, Jr.
Politician
17-Aug-1927   Governor of Vermont, 1961-63
Jeffrey B. Kindler
Business
13-May-1955   CEO of Pfizer, 2006-10
Abby F. Kohnstamm
Business
1953   Senior VP at IBM, 1993-2005
John A. Krol
Business
16-Oct-1936   CEO of DuPont, 1995-98
Ellen J. Kullman
Business
1956   CEO of DuPont
David Kuo
Government
26-Jun-1968 5-Apr-2013 Tempting Faith
Dennis Kux
Diplomat
11-Aug-1931   US Ambassador to the Ivory Coast, 1986-89
Karen R. Lawrence
Educator
18-Mar-1949   President, Sarah Lawrence College
Winston Lord
Diplomat
17-Aug-1937   President, Council on Foreign Relations, 1977-85
Stephen Low
Diplomat
2-Dec-1927 15-Nov-2010 US Ambassador to Nigeria, 1979-81
William J. Luti
Military
c. 1952   NSC Defense Policy Adviser
Stephen Macht
Actor
1-May-1942   General Hospital
Roderick MacKinnon
Biologist
19-Feb-1956   Ion channels of cell membranes
Mahmood Mamdani
Author
?   When Victims Become Killers
Jim P. Manzi
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Lotus Development, 1986-95
Michael W. McConnell
Business
c. 1942   Managing Partner, Brown Brothers Harriman
Harold McGraw III
Business
c. 1948   CEO of McGraw-Hill
Cynthia McKinney
Politician
17-Mar-1955   Congresswoman from Georgia, 1993-2003 and 2005-07
Victor A. McKusick
Scientist
21-Oct-1921 22-Jul-2008 Father of medical genetics
Richard A. Meserve
Attorney
20-Nov-1944   President of the Carnegie Institution
David A. Metzner
Lobbyist
?   Lobbyist, American Continental Group
Derek Mitchell
Diplomat
16-Sep-1964   US Policy Coordinator for Burma
William T. Monroe
Diplomat
c. 1950   US Ambassador to Bahrain, 2004-07
Roderick W. Moore
Diplomat
c. 1964   US Ambassador to Montenegro
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Politician
16-Mar-1927 26-Mar-2003 US Senator from New York, 1977-2001
Daniel J. Murphy, Jr.
Military
30-May-1948   CEO of Alliant Techsystems
James C. Neary
Business
c. 1965   Managing Director at Warburg Pincus
Joseph Neubauer
Business
19-Oct-1941   CEO of ARAMARK
Janne E. Nolan
Educator
c. 1954   Defense and foreign policy analyst
Phyllis E. Oakley
Government
1934   Assistant Secy. of State for Intelligence, 1997-99
John Olver
Politician
3-Sep-1936   Congressman, Massachusetts 1st
Pierre M. Omidyar
Business
21-Jun-1967   Founder of eBay
Frank Pallone
Politician
30-Oct-1951   Congressman, New Jersey 6th
Thomas Pickering
Diplomat
5-Nov-1931   Career US Ambassador
Oliver Platt
Actor
12-Jan-1960   Bartlet's lawyer on The West Wing
Jonathan Pollard
Spy
7-Aug-1954   Spied for Israel
Deborah E. Powell
Doctor
1939   Dean of UMN Medical School
William Thornton Pryce
Diplomat
19-Jul-1932 11-Jul-2006 US Ambassador to Honduras, 1993-96
Bessica Raiche
Aviator
Apr-1875 11-Apr-1932 Aviatrix and gynecologist
Sendhil Ramamurthy
Actor
17-May-1974   Mohinder Suresh on Heroes
Shari Redstone
Business
14-Apr-1954   President of National Amusements
Mitchell B. Reiss
Government
?   Director of Policy Planning, 2003-05
Nancy E. Rice
Judge
2-Jun-1950   Justice, Colorado Supreme Court
Bill Richardson
Politician
15-Nov-1947   Governor of New Mexico, 2003-11
Jeremy Rifkin
Activist
26-Jan-1945   Foundation on Economic Trends
Lew Rockwell
Activist
1-Jul-1944   Libertarian activist
Sheli Z. Rosenberg
Business
2-Feb-1942   Equity Group Investments
Leslie V. Rowe
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Papua New Guinea
Juan Manuel Santos
Head of State
10-Aug-1951   President of Colombia
John G. Sargent
Government
13-Oct-1860 5-Mar-1939 US Attorney General, 1925-29
Raymond J. Saulnier
Economist
20-Sep-1908 30-Apr-2009 Council of Economic Advisers, 1955-61
John D. Scanlan
Diplomat
20-Dec-1927 20-Nov-2007 US Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1985-89
Ellery Schempp
Activist
1940   Abington School District v. Schempp
Jack W. Schuler
Business
c. 1941   President of Abbot Laboratories, 1987-89
Neil Smit
Business
c. 1959   CEO of Charter Communications
Alan D. Solomont
Business
1957   DNC National Finance Chairman, 1997
Norman H. Stahl
Judge
30-Jan-1931   1st Circuit Court of Appeals, 1992-2001
James A. Stern
Business
c. 1950   Founder, The Cypress Group
Paula Stern
Government
31-Mar-1945   Chairman, Int'l. Trade Commission, 1984-86
Laura Denvir Stith
Judge
30-Oct-1953   Missouri Chief Justice
William H. Sullivan
Diplomat
12-Oct-1922   US Ambassador to Iran, 1977-79
Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.
Publisher
22-Sep-1951   New York Times Publisher
Richard F. Syron
Business
25-Oct-1943   CEO of Freddie Mac, 2003-08
Robert J. Tarr, Jr.
Business
7-Dec-1943   CEO of Neiman Marcus, 1991-97
Shashi Tharoor
Government
9-Mar-1956   UN Under Secretary General, 2002-07
Jonathan M. Tisch
Business
7-Dec-1953   CEO of Loews Hotels
Malcolm Toon
Diplomat
4-Jul-1916 12-Feb-2009 US Ambassador to the USSR, 1976-79
Elaine S. Ullian
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Boston Medical Center
Harlan Ullman
Columnist
15-Mar-1941   Shock and Awe
Meredith Vieira
Game Show Host
30-Dec-1953   Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
Roger Wallace
Business
?   Lobbyist, Investamex
Paul F. Walsh
Business
c. 1950   CEO of eFunds
C. David Welch
Diplomat
1953   US Ambassador to Egypt, 2001-05
Nathanael West
Author
17-Oct-1903 22-Dec-1940 The Day of the Locust
Robert E. White
Diplomat
21-Sep-1926   US Ambassador to El Salvador, 1980-81
Norbert Wiener
Mathematician
26-Nov-1894 18-Mar-1964 Cybernetics
Wesley S. Williams, Jr.
Attorney
13-Nov-1942   Former Partner, Covington & Burling
Karen Hastie Williams
Business
c. 1944   Retired Partner, Crowell & Moring
Rainn Wilson
Actor
20-Jan-1966   Dwight on The Office
Gary Winick
Film Director
31-Mar-1961 27-Feb-2011 13 Going on 30
Gordon S. Wood
Historian
27-Nov-1933   The Creation of the American Republic
Walter B. Wriston
Business
3-Aug-1919 19-Jan-2005 CEO of Citibank, 1967-84
Philip Zelikow
Government
21-Sep-1954   9-11 Commission executive director

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David W. K. Acheson
Government
?   Food Safety Czar
Vannevar Bush
Scientist
11-Mar-1890 30-Jun-1974 Pre-internet visionary
Lauro F. Cavazos
Government
4-Jan-1927   US Secretary of Education, 1988-90
Deepak Chopra
Author
22-Oct-1946   Ageless Body, Timeless Mind
Allan M. Cormack
Physicist
23-Feb-1924 7-May-1998 Computerized axial tomography (CAT scans)
Nelson Goodman
Philosopher
7-Aug-1906 25-Nov-1998 Fact, Fiction, and Forecast
X. J. Kennedy
Poet
21-Aug-1929   Juvenile poet, Brats
Maxine Kumin
Poet
6-Jun-1925   Up Country
Gregory Pincus
Scientist
9-Apr-1903 22-Aug-1967 Inventor of oral contraceptives
Adele Simmons
Administrator
21-Jun-1941   President, MacArthur Foundation, 1989-99
Leonard S. Unger
Diplomat
17-Dec-1917 3-Jun-2010 US Ambassador to Taiwan, 1974-79

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lawrence S. Bacow
Educator
c. 1950   President, Tufts University
Stephen W. Bosworth
Diplomat
4-Dec-1939   US Ambassador to South Korea, 1997-2000
Leonard Carmichael
Educator
9-Nov-1898 16-Sep-1973 Smithsonian Chief, 1953-64
Gerald Cassidy
Government
c. 1940   Cassidy & Associates
Lauro F. Cavazos
Government
4-Jan-1927   US Secretary of Education, 1988-90
Daniel H. Cohen
Business
c. 1952   NYT VP Advertising, 1995-99
Peter R. Dolan
Business
6-Jan-1956   CEO of Bristol-Myers Squibb, 2001-06
Theodore L. Eliot, Jr.
Diplomat
24-Jan-1928   US Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1973-78
Leslie H. Gelb
Government
4-Mar-1937   President, Council on Foreign Relations, 1993-2003
Jeffrey B. Kindler
Business
13-May-1955   CEO of Pfizer, 2006-10
Abby F. Kohnstamm
Business
1953   Senior VP at IBM, 1993-2005
John A. Krol
Business
16-Oct-1936   CEO of DuPont, 1995-98
Ellen J. Kullman
Business
1956   CEO of DuPont
Winston Lord
Diplomat
17-Aug-1937   President, Council on Foreign Relations, 1977-85
Joseph Neubauer
Business
19-Oct-1941   CEO of ARAMARK
Pierre M. Omidyar
Business
21-Jun-1967   Founder of eBay
Alvin F. Poussaint
Doctor
15-May-1934   Child-rearing expert
Gabriel Schmergel
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Genetics Institute, Inc., 1981-97
Adele Simmons
Administrator
21-Jun-1941   President, MacArthur Foundation, 1989-99
Alan D. Solomont
Business
1957   DNC National Finance Chairman, 1997
Huntley N. Spaulding
Politician
29-Oct-1869 14-Nov-1955 Governor of New Hampshire, 1927-29
James A. Stern
Business
c. 1950   Founder, The Cypress Group
John H. Sununu
Government
2-Jul-1939   George H.W. Bush's Chief of Staff
Jonathan M. Tisch
Business
7-Dec-1953   CEO of Loews Hotels
Charles Tufts
Business
17-Jul-1781 24-Dec-1876 Founder of Tufts University
Gordon S. Wood
Historian
27-Nov-1933   The Creation of the American Republic
Alfred M. Zeien
Business
25-Feb-1930   CEO of Gillette, 1991-99

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tom Penders
Basketball
23-May-1945   NCAA Basketball Coach


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