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Temple University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1884 by Dr. Russell Conwell, renamed Temple College in 1888, Temple University in 1907.

Location:
Philadelphia, PA

Founding Date:
1884

Team:
Owls

Enrollment:
33,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Keith Andes
Actor
12-Jul-1920 11-Nov-2005 Clash by Night
Frank Baldino, Jr.
Business
13-May-1953 16-Dec-2010 Founder of Cephalon
Ben Bova
Author
28-Nov-1932   Science fiction writer
David Brenner
Comic
4-Feb-1945   Guest on Tonight Show 158 times
Bob Brinker
Radio Personality
c. 1938   Moneytalk
Richard Brooks
Film Director
18-May-1912 11-Mar-1992 In Cold Blood
Debra Byrd
Musician
1951   Session vocalist, American Idol vocal coach
Tony Campolo
Religion
25-Feb-1935   Red-Letter Christian sociologist
John A. Carrig
Business
14-Jan-1952   CFO of Conoco-Phillips
Bill Cosby
Comic
12-Jul-1937   Comedy fixture, pudding industry shill
F. Albert Cotton
Chemist
9-Apr-1930 20-Feb-2007 Metal-metal bonds
Lawrence Coughlin
Politician
11-Apr-1929 30-Nov-2001 Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1969-93
Gerald M. Czarnecki
Business
c. 1941   Deltennium Group
Morton DaCosta
Theater Director
7-Mar-1914 29-Jan-1989 The Music Man
Sam Dash
Government
27-Feb-1925 29-May-2004 Chief counsel, Senate Watergate committee
Ronald R. Davenport
Business
c. 1936   Sheridan Broadcasting Corporation
Nelson A. Diaz
Judge
c. 1947   Of Counsel, Cozen O'Connor
John L. Dotson, Jr.
Publisher
?   Akron Beacon Journal publisher, 1992-2001
Myra R. Drucker
Business
c. 1948   Former Chief Investment Officer, GM Trust Bank
Thomas Foglietta
Politician
3-Dec-1928 13-Nov-2004 Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1981-97
Jason George
Actor
9-Feb-1972   J. T. Hunter on Eve
Nick Gillespie
Journalist
8-Jul-1963   Reason magazine
Jim Goad
Author
12-Jun-1961   ANSWER Me!
James L. Goddard
Government
24-Apr-1923 18-Dec-2009 FDA Commissioner, 1966-68
David W. Haas
Business
c. 1956   Chairman, The William Penn Foundation
Daryl Hall
Singer/Songwriter
11-Oct-1949   Half of Hall and Oates
Tamron Hall
Journalist
16-Sep-1970   NewsNation with Tamron Hall
Veronica Hamel
Actor
20-Nov-1943   Joyce Davenport on Hill Street Blues
Tim Heidecker
Comic
3-Feb-1976   Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
Barney Hill
Hoaxer
20-Jul-1922 25-Feb-1969 Self-proclaimed UFO abductee
Marc Lamont Hill
Educator
17-Dec-1978   Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life
Joseph Hoeffel
Politician
3-Sep-1950   Congressman from Pensylvania, 1999-2005
Rick Hurst
Actor
1-Jan-1946   Cletus Hogg on Dukes
Ernest E. Jones
Business
c. 1944   Philadelphia Workforce Development Corp.
Patricia Kalember
Actor
30-Dec-1957   Kaleidoscope
Paul Kanjorski
Politician
2-Apr-1937   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1985-2011
Irvin Kershner
Film Director
29-Apr-1923 27-Nov-2010 The Empire Strikes Back
Sidney Kimmel
Business
c. 1927   CEO of Jones Apparel Group, 1975-2002
Hersh Kozlov
Attorney
15-Nov-1947   Wolf Block Schorr & Solis-Cohen
Edward L. Kuntz
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Kindred Healthcare, 1999-2003
Michael W. Laphen
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Computer Sciences
Mark Levin
Activist
21-Sep-1957   Landmark Legal Foundation
David Levine
Cartoonist
20-Dec-1926 29-Dec-2009 Caricaturist, New York Review of Books
Steven Levy
Author
26-Jan-1951   Hackers
Kurt Loder
Journalist
5-May-1945   MTV News reporter
Alan D. Lourie
Judge
13-Jan-1935   US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
Douglas L. Maine
Business
c. 1949   CFO of IBM, 1998-2000
Michael Marcavage
Religion
1979   Founder of Repent America
Mark Margolis
Actor
26-Nov-1939   The Fountain
Seamus P. McCaffery
Judge
3-Jun-1950   Justice, Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Robert J. McCloskey
Diplomat
25-Nov-1922 1996 US Ambassador to Greece, 1978-81
James P. McGranery
Government
8-Jul-1895 23-Dec-1962 US Attorney General, 1952-53
Patrick Meehan
Politician
20-Oct-1955   Congressman, Pennsylvania 7th
William D. Mensch
Engineer
9-Feb-1945   Co-Designer, 6502 microprocessor
Bob Merrill
Songwriter
17-May-1921 17-Feb-1998 How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?
Gillian A. Milovanovic
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Macedonia
Jarl Mohn
Business
26-Dec-1951   Founder of E! Television Networks
Henry Morgenthau, Jr.
Government
11-May-1891 6-Feb-1967 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1934-45
Kathryn Morris
Actor
28-Jan-1969   Lilly Rush on Cold Case
Francis J. Myers
Politician
18-Dec-1901 5-Jul-1956 US Senator from Pennsylvania, 1945-51
Kunal Nayyar
Actor
30-Apr-1981   Raj Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory
Scott Nearing
Economist
6-Aug-1883 24-Aug-1983 Socialist economist
Wendy B. Needham
Business
c. 1953   Automotive Research, CSFB
Robert Nix, Jr.
Judge
13-Jul-1928 23-Aug-2003 Pennsylvania Chief Justice, 1984-96
Ronn Owens
Radio Personality
17-Oct-1945   KGO radio talk show host
Jane G. Pepper
Agriculturalist
c. 1945   Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
Jimmy Pop
Singer
27-Aug-1972   The Bloodhound Gang
Robert Prosky
Actor
13-Dec-1930 8-Dec-2008 Pat Chase on Veronica's Closet
John M. Quain
Attorney
1954   Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Res
Musician
1978   How I Do
Kim Rhodes
Actor
7-Jun-1969   The Suite Life of Zack and Cody
Herbert Rudley
Actor
22-Mar-1910 9-Sep-2006 Herb Hubbard on The Mothers-in-Law
Bob Saget
Comic
17-May-1956   America's Funniest Home Videos
Jim Saxton
Politician
22-Jan-1943   Congressman, New Jersey 3rd
Michael Schoeffling
Actor
10-Dec-1960   Jake Ryan in Sixteen Candles
Richard T. Schulze
Politician
7-Aug-1929   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1975-93
Jill Scott
Singer
4-Apr-1972   R&B "Neo Soul" singer
M. Rust Sharp
Attorney
27-Jan-1941   Clark, Ladner, Fortenbaugh & Young
Martin Silverstein
Diplomat
1954   US Ambassador to Uruguay, 2001-05
Tom Sizemore
Actor
29-Nov-1961   Heat, Robbery Homicide Division
Dolores K. Sloviter
Judge
5-Sep-1932   3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
John F. Street
Politician
15-Oct-1943   Mayor of Philadelphia, 2000-08
Glenn Thompson
Politician
27-Jun-1959   Congressman, Pennsylvania 5th
Shirley M. Tilghman
Educator
17-Sep-1946   President of Princeton University
Paul F. Tompkins
Comic
12-Sep-1968   Mr. Show
C. Delores Tucker
Activist
4-Oct-1927 12-Oct-2005 National Congress of Black Women
Howard Unruh
Criminal
21-Jan-1921 19-Oct-2009 Spree killer, 13 dead in 1949
Kurt Volker
Diplomat
c. 1962   US Ambassador to NATO, 2008-09
Richard H. Walker
Attorney
c. 1950   General Counsel, Deutsche Bank
Alex Wellen
TV Personality
?   CNN Legal Analyst
Patricia Wettig
Actor
4-Dec-1951   thirtysomething
Jesse Williams
Actor
5-Aug-1981   Dr. Jackson Avery on Grey's Anatomy
Rita P. Wilson
Business
c. 1947   Former VP at Allstate
Alan Wolfe
Author
10-Jun-1942   The Future of Liberalism
Johnny Young
Diplomat
6-Feb-1940   US Ambassador to Slovenia, 2001-04

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Sheldon M. Bonovitz
Attorney
26-Apr-1937   Partner, Duane, Morris & Hecksher
Drew S. Days III
Government
1941   US Solicitor General, 1993-96
Samuel R. Delany
Author
1-Apr-1942   Triton
Marc Lamont Hill
Educator
17-Dec-1978   Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life
John Allen Paulos
Mathematician
4-Jul-1945   Innumeracy
Dolores K. Sloviter
Judge
5-Sep-1932   3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
Arlen Specter
Politician
12-Feb-1930 14-Oct-2012 US Senator from Pennsylvania, 1981-2011
H. Patrick Swygert
Educator
17-Mar-1943   President of Howard University, 1995-2008
Shirley M. Tilghman
Educator
17-Sep-1946   President of Princeton University
Walter E. Williams
Economist
31-Mar-1936   Conservative economist

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank Baldino, Jr.
Business
13-May-1953 16-Dec-2010 Founder of Cephalon
Jon A. Boscia
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Lincoln National, 1998-2007
Russell H. Conwell
Educator
15-Feb-1843 6-Dec-1925 Founder, Temple University
Nelson A. Diaz
Judge
c. 1947   Of Counsel, Cozen O'Connor
Murray Friedman
Historian
15-Sep-1926 18-May-2005 Founder, Rosaline Feinstein Center
Ann Weaver Hart
Educator
1948   President, Temple University
Theodore A. McKee
Judge
5-Jun-1947   3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
Martin Silverstein
Diplomat
1954   US Ambassador to Uruguay, 2001-05
H. Patrick Swygert
Educator
17-Mar-1943   President of Howard University, 1995-2008
Marvin Wachman
Educator
24-Mar-1917 22-Dec-2007 Temple University President, 1973-83

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bert Bell
Football
25-Feb-1895 11-Oct-1959 NFL Commissioner, 1946-59
John Chaney
Basketball
21-Jan-1932   Temple Head Coach, 1982-2006
Pop Warner
Football
5-Apr-1871 7-Sep-1954 Coach and kids' football namesake


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