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Illinois Institute of Technology

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1940 with the merger of the Armour Institute of Technology (founded 1893 by Philip Danforth Armour) with the Lewis Institute (1895).

Location:
Chicago, IL

Founding Date:
1940

Motto:
Transforming Lives, Inventing the Future

Team:
Scarlet Hawks

Enrollment:
7000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Valdas Adamkus
Head of State
3-Nov-1926   President of Lithuania, 2004-09
Franklin Pierce Adams
Columnist
15-Nov-1881 23-Mar-1960 New York columnist, The Conning Tower
George David Birkhoff
Mathematician
21-Mar-1884 12-Nov-1944 Modern theory of dynamical systems
Herbert C. Brown
Chemist
22-May-1912 19-Dec-2004 Discovered organoboranes
Robert A. Cornog
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Snap-on, 1991-2001
Edward L. Monser
Business
c. 1950   COO of Emerson Electric
Edwin G. Nourse
Economist
20-May-1883 7-Apr-1974 Council of Economic Advisers, 1946-49
Grote Reber
Astronomer
22-Dec-1911 20-Dec-2002 First radio astronomer
Henry Regnery
Publisher
5-Jan-1912 18-Jun-1996 Regnery Publishing
Tony Rezko
Business
1955   Chicago chain restaurateur
Wayne R. Sanders
Business
c. 1948   CEO of Kimberly-Clark, 1991-2002
Jack Steinberger
Physicist
25-May-1921   Researcher of neutrinos
Dorothy Thompson
Journalist
9-Jul-1893 30-Jan-1961 I Saw Hitler!
Thomas C. Wajnert
Business
c. 1943   CEO of AT&T Capital, 1984-97
Byron Wien
Business
c. 1933   Investment strategist, Blackstone

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lewis M. Collens
Educator
c. 1938   President of Illinois Tech, 1990-2007
Lloyd H. Donnell
Engineer
20-May-1895 7-Nov-1997 Donnell's thin shell theory
Daniel C. Drucker
Engineer
1918 25-Aug-2001 Drucker's stability postulate
Edward T. Hall
Anthropologist
16-May-1914 20-Jul-2009 The Silent Language
S. I. Hayakawa
Politician
19-Jul-1906 27-Feb-1992 Semanticist and US Senator
Leon M. Lederman
Physicist
15-Jul-1922   Researcher of neutrinos
Elder Olson
Critic
9-Mar-1909 25-Jul-1992 Critics and Criticism
Herbert A. Simon
Economist
15-Jun-1916 9-Feb-2001 Administrative Behavior

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Austin A. Adams
Business
c. 1943   CIO at JP Morgan Chase, 2004-06
Lori B. Andrews
Attorney
c. 1953   Genetics and biotechnology law
Philip Danforth Armour
Business
16-May-1832 6-Jan-1901 Founder of Armour & Co.
Lewis M. Collens
Educator
c. 1938   President of Illinois Tech, 1990-2007
Robert A. Cornog
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Snap-on, 1991-2001
Meyer Feldberg
Educator
17-Mar-1942   Dean of Columbia Business School, 1989-2004
Robert W. Galvin
Business
9-Oct-1922 11-Oct-2011 CEO of Motorola, 1959-90
Gordon R. Lohman
Business
c. 1935   CEO of Amsted Industries, 1990-99
John W. Madigan
Business
7-Jun-1937   CEO of Tribune Co., 1995-2002
James A. McClung
Business
c. 1938   Former VP at FMC
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Architect
27-Mar-1886 17-Aug-1969 The Glass Skyscraper
John W. Rowe
Business
c. 1945   President and CEO of Exelon
Paula A. Sneed
Business
10-Nov-1947   Retired EVP, Kraft Foods
Bide L. Thomas
Business
c. 1935   President of Commonwealth Edison, 1987-92
David J. Vitale
Business
c. 1952   CAO, Chicago Public Schools


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