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EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

University system established 1948 by Thomas E. Dewey. Campuses include:

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Location:
New York

Founding Date:
1948

Enrollment:
410,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Clive Cussler
Author
15-Jul-1931   Raising the Titanic
Richard M. Donnelly
Business
c. 1942   Former President, GM Europe
Alfred M. Gray, Jr.
Military
22-Jun-1928   29th USMC Commandant, 1987-91
Bob Herbert
Columnist
7-Mar-1945   Former New York Times columnist
Melissa Leo
Actor
14-Sep-1960   Sgt. Kay Howard on Homicide
Ashley Massaro
Wrestling
26-May-1979   WWE wrestler
John McTiernan
Film Director
8-Jan-1951   The Hunt for Red October
Roger J. Miner
Judge
14-Apr-1934 18-Feb-2012 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, 1985-97
Stephen P. Munn
Business
c. 1943   CEO of Carlisle Companies, 1988-2001
Glynnis O'Connor
Actor
19-Nov-1956   Ode to Billy Joe
George M. Philip
Business
c. 1948   New York State Teachers Retirement System
Bruce Shelley
Computer Programmer
?   Created computer game Age of Empires
Ralph Snyderman
Doctor
1940   CEO of Duke University Health System
Samuel O. Thier
Doctor
23-Jun-1937   CEO of Massachusetts General, 1996-2002
Mark Thompson
Business
c. 1957   CEO of Fairchild Semiconductor
Joseph F. Toot, Jr.
Business
c. 1936   CEO of Timken, 1992-97

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Eccles
Scientist
27-Jan-1903 2-May-1997 Membrane potential of nerves
George Uhlenbeck
Physicist
6-Dec-1900 31-Oct-1988 Conceived idea of Quantum Spin
Robert Woodrow Wilson
Astronomer
10-Jan-1936   Detected primordial radiation
John Zogby
Business
1948   Pollster

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jacques d'Amboise
Dancer
28-Jul-1934   Founder of the National Dance Institute
H. Douglas Barclay
Diplomat
5-Jul-1932   US Ambassador to El Salvador, 2003-07
Daniel E. Button
Politician
1-Nov-1917 7-Mar-2009 Congressman from New York, 1967-71
Edward Cox
Attorney
2-Oct-1946   Nixon's son-in-law
Susan P. Read
Judge
1947   Judge, NY Court of Appeals
Whitelaw Reid
Journalist
27-Oct-1837 15-Dec-1912 Editor of the New York Tribune, 1872-1905
John R. Ryan
Military
15-Aug-1945   Chancellor of SUNY, 2006-07
Frederic V. Salerno
Business
c. 1944   CFO of Verizon, 2000-02
Linda S. Sanford
Business
c. 1953   Senior VP Enterprise at IBM
Garrick Utley
Journalist
19-Nov-1939   NBC correspondent for 30 years
Stephen L. Weber
Educator
17-Mar-1942   President, San Diego State University
Clifton R. Wharton, Jr.
Business
13-Sep-1926   CEO of TIAA-CREF, 1987-92


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