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San Diego State University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1897 as San Diego Normal School, it was renamed San Diego Teacher's College in 1921 and San Diego State College in 1935, California State University at San Diego in the 1970s, then San Diego State University.

Location:
San Diego, CA

Founding Date:
1897

Team:
Aztecs

Enrollment:
30,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Anwar al-Awlaki
Religion
22-Apr-1971 30-Sep-2011 Yemeni video cleric, AQAP
Jeffry R. Allen
Business
c. 1952   Former VP at Network Appliance
Desi Arnaz, Jr.
Actor
19-Jan-1953   Son of Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball
Karen Bass
Politician
3-Oct-1953   Congresswoman, California 33rd
Jim Bates
Politician
21-Jul-1941   Congressman from California, 1983-91
Greg Bear
Author
20-Aug-1951   Eon
Bruce Bialosky
Business
?   Accountant, GOP activist
Bud Black
Baseball
30-Jun-1957   Manager, San Diego Padres
Richard M. Bracken
Business
c. 1952   CEO of HCA
Norman Brinker
Business
3-Jun-1931 9-Jun-2009 CEO of Brinker International, 1983-95
Willie Buchanon
Football
4-Nov-1950   Former NFL Cornerback
Ward H. Bushee
Editor
c. 1949   San Francisco Chronicle Editor
Ken Calvert
Politician
8-Jun-1953   Congressman, California 44th
Will Demps
Football
7-Nov-1979   Houston Texans
Raymond V. Dittamore
Business
c. 1942   Former Partner, Ernst & Young
Fred Dryer
Actor
6-Jul-1946   Hunter
Herman Edwards
Football
27-Apr-1954   NFL Coach
Marshall Faulk
Football
26-Feb-1973   Retired NFL running back
Dusty Foggo
Government
17-Mar-1954   CIA Executive Director, 2004-06
John Fox
Football
8-Feb-1955   Head Coach, Denver Broncos
Dan Gauthier
Actor
2-Dec-1963   Tour of Duty
Joe Gibbs
Football
25-Nov-1940   NFL coach, NASCAR team owner
Mark Grace
Baseball
28-Jun-1964   Former Cubs, Diamondbacks first-baseman
Kenneth P. Green
Government
c. 1961   Environmental analyst, AEI
Tony Gwynn
Baseball
9-May-1960   Batted .394 in 1994 for the Padres
Reno L. Harnish
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Azerbaijan, 2003-06
Robert Hays
Actor
24-Jul-1947   Airplane!
Duncan D. Hunter
Politician
7-Dec-1976   Congressman, California 52nd
Brion James
Actor
20-Feb-1945 7-Aug-1999 Leon the replicant in Blade Runner
Xeni Jardin
Journalist
5-Aug-1970   Serial meta-blogger, Boing Boing
Julie Kavner
Actor
7-Sep-1950   Marge on The Simpsons
Kathleen Kennedy
Film/TV Producer
5-Jun-1953   Co-Founder of Amblin Entertainment
Brooke Langton
Actor
27-Nov-1970   The Replacements
David Leisure
Actor
16-Nov-1950   Joe Isuzu
Art Linkletter
TV Personality
17-Jul-1912 26-May-2010 Kids Say the Darndest Things
Gene Littler
Golf
21-Jul-1930   Winner, 1961 US Open
Bill Lowery
Politician
2-May-1947   Congressman from California, 1981-93
Merrill A. McPeak
Military
9-Jan-1936   USAF Chief of Staff, 1990-94
Jay Miner
Engineer
31-May-1932 20-Jun-1994 Father of the Amiga Computer
Albert F. Moreno
Attorney
c. 1944   General Counsel of Levi Strauss, 1996-2005
Erin Murphy
Actor
17-Jun-1964   Tabitha on Bewitched
Kathy Najimy
Actor
6-Feb-1957   Voice of Peggy on King of the Hill
Luis G. Nogales
Business
c. 1944   CEO of UPI, 1984-86
Susan R. Nowakowski
Business
c. 1965   CEO of AMN Healthcare
Maureen O'Connor
Politician
14-Jul-1946   Mayor of San Diego, 1985-92
Ellen Ochoa
Astronaut
10-May-1958   First hispanic female astronaut
Marvin Olasky
Pundit
12-Jun-1950   The Tragedy of American Compassion
Richard R. Pettingill
Business
c. 1949   CEO of Allina Hospitals and Clinics
Alan E. Ross
Business
c. 1935   CEO of Broadcom, 2003-05
Marion Ross
Actor
25-Oct-1928   Mrs. Cunningham on Happy Days
Jerry Sanders
Politician
14-Jul-1950   Mayor of San Diego
James D. Sinegal
Business
1-Jan-1936   CEO of Costco
Julia A. Stewart
Business
c. 1955   CEO of IHOP
Susan G. Swenson
Business
c. 1949   CEO of T-Mobile USA, 2004-05
Mika Tan
Pornstar
27-Nov-1977   Miso Horny, Thar She Blows
Joan D. Vinge
Author
2-Apr-1948   Eyes of Amber
J. Clifford Wallace
Judge
11-Dec-1928   9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1972-96
Carl Weathers
Actor
14-Jan-1948   Action Jackson
Raquel Welch
Actor
5-Sep-1940   Cocktail waitress turned 60s sexpot
Brent Wilkes
Business
May-1954   Defense contractor, bribed Duke Cunningham
Jack Williams
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Eos Airlines
Lanford Wilson
Playwright
13-Apr-1937 24-Mar-2011 The Hot L Baltimore

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Desi Arnaz
Actor
2-Mar-1917 2-Dec-1986 Ricky Ricardo on I Love Lucy
Bob Filner
Politician
4-Sep-1942   Mayor of San Diego
Lionel Van Deerlin
Politician
25-Jul-1914 17-May-2008 Congressman from California, 1963-81
Vernor Vinge
Author
10-Feb-1944   A Fire Upon The Deep

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gail K. Naughton
Biologist
c. 1955   Advanced Tissue Sciences
Stephen L. Weber
Educator
17-Mar-1942   President, San Diego State University

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Brian Billick
Football
28-Feb-1954   Head Coach, Baltimore Ravens, 1999-2007
Tom Cable
Football
26-Nov-1964   Oakland Raiders head coach, 2008-10
Joe Gibbs
Football
25-Nov-1940   NFL coach, NASCAR team owner
Sean Payton
Football
29-Dec-1963   Head Coach, New Orleans Saints
Mike Smith
Football
13-Jun-1959   Head Coach, Atlanta Falcons


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