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University of Connecticut

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Storrs, CT

Founding Date:
1881

Team:
Huskies

Mascot:
Jonathan the Husky

Enrollment:
20,200

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ray Allen
Basketball
20-Jul-1975   Miami Heat shooting guard
Ann Beattie
Author
8-Sep-1947   Chilly Scenes of Winter
Michael Bergin
Actor
19-Mar-1969   J.D. on Baywatch
Phyllis O. Bonanno
Business
c. 1943   International Trade Solutions, Inc.
Joseph R. Bronson
Business
c. 1948   President and COO of Sanmina-SCI
Tansu Ciller
Politician
9-Oct-1946   Prime Minister of Turkey, 1993-96
John A. Cloud
Diplomat
c. 1952   US Ambassador to Lithuania
Caroline B. Cooney
Novelist
10-May-1947   Juvenile novelist, Rear View Mirror
Joe Courtney
Politician
6-Apr-1953   Congressman, Connecticut 2nd
Scott S. Cowen
Educator
c. 1946   President, Tulane University
Emilio Daddario
Politician
24-Sep-1918 6-Jul-2010 Congressman from Connecticut, 1959-71
Bob Diamond
Business
27-Jul-1951   Group CEO at Barclays, 2011-12
Kirk Ferentz
Football
1-Aug-1955   Iowa Hawkeyes Head Coach
David Gates
Novelist
8-Jan-1947   Jernigan
Sam Gejdenson
Politician
20-May-1948   Congressman from Connecticut, 1981-2001
Robert Giaimo
Politician
15-Oct-1919 24-May-2006 Congressman from Connecticut, 1959-81
Matthew Goldstein
Educator
c. 1941   Chancellor of CUNY
Ben Gordon
Basketball
4-Apr-1983   Chicago Bulls
Barbara J. Griffiths
Diplomat
1-Aug-1949   US Ambassador to Iceland, 1999-2002
Robert P. Hunter
Activist
23-Aug-1940   Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Robert D. Kaplan
Journalist
23-Jun-1952   Balkan Ghosts
Joette Katz
Judge
3-Feb-1953   Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court
Dan Lauria
Actor
12-Apr-1947   Jack Arnold on The Wonder Years
David M. Lee
Physicist
20-Jan-1931   Superfluidity of helium-3
Jeremy Leven
Film Director
1941   Don Juan DeMarco
Gerald M. Lieberman
Business
?   President of AllianceBernstein
Sanford M. Litvack
Attorney
c. 1937   General Counsel of Disney, 1991-98
Lauralee E. Martin
Business
c. 1951   COO of Jones Lang LaSalle
Bobbie Ann Mason
Novelist
1-May-1940   In Country
Thomas J. Meskill
Politician
30-Jan-1928 29-Oct-2007 Governor of Connecticut, 1971-75
Moby
Electronic Musician
11-Sep-1965   Play
Christopher Murphy
Politician
3-Aug-1973   Congressman, Connecticut 5th
Emeka Okafor
Basketball
28-Sep-1982   Charlotte Hornets forward/center
Ron Palillo
Actor
2-Apr-1949 14-Aug-2012 Horshack on Welcome Back, Kotter
Richard N. Palmer
Judge
27-May-1950   Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court
Tom Penders
Basketball
23-May-1945   NCAA Basketball Coach
Ann Petry
Novelist
12-Oct-1908 28-Apr-1997 The Street
Rosemary S. Pooler
Judge
21-Jun-1938   2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
William R. Ratchford
Politician
24-May-1934 2-Jan-2011 Congressman from Connecticut, 1979-85
Philip R. Roberts
Business
18-Feb-1942   Roberts Ventures, LLC
Stuart Rothenberg
Publisher
c. 1948   Rothenberg Political Report
Irwin Schiff
Activist
1928   US income tax protester
Rob Simmons
Politician
11-Feb-1943   Congressman from Connecticut, 2001-07
John A. Somers
Business
c. 1944   Former EVP, TIAA
Kevin B. Sullivan
Politician
c. 1949   Lt. Governor of Connecticut, 2003-07
Peter Tesei
Politician
c. 1969   First Selectman of Greenwich, CT
Tony Todd
Actor
4-Dec-1954   Candyman
William L. Trubeck
Business
c. 1947   CFO of H&R Block, 2004-07
Paige Turco
Actor
17-May-1965   Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II
Christine S. Vertefeuille
Judge
10-Dec-1950   Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court
Dona D. Young
Business
8-Jan-1954   CEO of Phoenix Companies
William Zeliff
Politician
12-Jun-1936   Congressman from New Hampshire, 1991-97

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Chinua Achebe
Novelist
16-Nov-1930 22-Mar-2013 Things Fall Apart
David M. Borden
Judge
4-Aug-1937   Justice, CT Supreme Court, 1990-2007
Matthew Goldstein
Educator
c. 1941   Chancellor of CUNY
Jerry Hadley
Singer
16-Jun-1952 18-Jul-2007 Operatic tenor
Joette Katz
Judge
3-Feb-1953   Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court
Dan Malloy
Politician
21-Jul-1955   Governor of Connecticut
Ron Palillo
Actor
2-Apr-1949 14-Aug-2012 Horshack on Welcome Back, Kotter
John D. Petersen
Educator
21-Nov-1947   President, University of Tennessee System

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
William R. Berkley
Business
c. 1944   CEO of W. R. Berkley
John T. Casteen III
Educator
11-Dec-1943   President, University of Virginia
Mark Emmert
Educator
16-Dec-1952   President, University of Washington
Glenn W. Ferguson
Educator
28-Jan-1929 20-Dec-2007 University president, Ambassador to Kenya
Michael J. Hogan
Educator
1943   President, University of Connecticut
William Curt Hunter
Educator
c. 1948   Dean of Business, University of Iowa
John D. Petersen
Educator
21-Nov-1947   President, University of Tennessee System
John W. Rowe
Business
20-Jun-1944   CEO of Aetna, 2000-06

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jim Calhoun
Basketball
10-May-1942   UConn Head Coach
Randy Edsall
Football
27-Aug-1958   Head Coach, University of Connecticut
Lou Holtz
Football
6-Jan-1937   Head Coach, South Carolina, 1999-2004
Dave Leitao
Basketball
18-May-1960   Head Coach, University of Virginia
John J. McLaughry
Football
8-Apr-1917 28-Nov-2007 Head Coach at Brown, 1959-66
Steve Spagnuolo
Football
21-Dec-1959   Head Coach, St. Louis Rams


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