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Tulane University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1834 as the Medical College of Louisiana, name changed 1847 to The University of Louisiana, Tulane University of Louisiana in 1884 after a closure during the Civil War.

Location:
New Orleans, LA

Founding Date:
1834

Motto:
Non Sibi Sed Suis

Team:
Green Wave

Radio Station:
WTUL-FM

Enrollment:
13,200

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul S. Amos II
Business
c. 1978   President of Aflac
William L. Armstrong
Politician
16-Mar-1937   US Senator from Colorado, 1979-91
Edward H. Austin, Jr.
Business
1941   Austin, Calvert & Flavin, Inc.
Howard Baker
Government
15-Nov-1925   Reagan's Chief of Staff, 1987-88
Sidney Barthelemy
Politician
17-Mar-1942   Mayor of New Orleans, 1986-94
Frederick Barthelme
Novelist
10-Oct-1943   Moon Deluxe
Louis Beecherl
Business
10-Feb-1926   CEO, Texas Oil & Gas 1957-77
Geoffrey Beene
Fashion Designer
30-Aug-1927 28-Sep-2004 Award-winning fashion designer
Regina Benjamin
Doctor
26-Oct-1956   US Surgeon General
Teel Bivins
Politician
22-Nov-1947 26-Oct-2009 US Ambassador to Sweden, 2004-06
Hale Boggs
Politician
15-Feb-1914 16-Oct-1972 Congressman from Louisiana, 1941-72
Lindy Boggs
Politician
13-Mar-1916   Congresswoman from Louisiana, 1973-91
Andrew Breitbart
Columnist
1-Feb-1969 1-Mar-2012 Washington Times columnist
Cleanth Brooks
Critic
16-Oct-1906 10-May-1994 The Well Wrought Urn
Neil Bush
Relative
22-Jan-1955   Silverado Savings & Loan
Florian Cajori
Historian
28-Feb-1859 14-Aug-1930 A History of Mathematics
Amy Carter
Relative
19-Oct-1967   Daughter of President Jimmy Carter
Edith Brown Clement
Judge
29-Apr-1948   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Kent H. Courtney
Activist
23-Oct-1918 12-Aug-1997 Ultraconservative activist
W. Eugene Davis
Judge
18-Aug-1936   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Michael DeBakey
Doctor
7-Sep-1908 11-Jul-2008 Father of cardiovascular surgery
Claiborne P. Deming
Business
c. 1955   CEO of Murphy Oil
Robert M. Devlin
Business
c. 1941   CEO of American General, 1996-2001
Glenn A. Eisenberg
Business
c. 1962   EVP Finance at Timken
Allen J. Ellender
Politician
24-Sep-1890 27-Jul-1972 US Senator from Louisiana, 1937-72
Evan Farmer
TV Personality
28-Jul-1972   Host of While You Were Out
John C. Favalora
Religion
5-Dec-1935   Catholic Archbishop of Miami
David Filo
Business
20-Apr-1966   Co-Founder of Yahoo
Murphy J. Foster
Politician
12-Jan-1849 12-Jun-1921 Governor and Senator from Louisiana
Michael A. Friedman
Doctor
c. 1944   Oncologist, City of Hope
Jim Garrison
Attorney
20-Nov-1921 21-Oct-1992 New Orleans DA investigated JFK's assassination
Francis Cardinal George
Religion
16-Jan-1937   Catholic Archbishop of Chicago
Newt Gingrich
Politician
17-Jun-1943   Speaker of the House, 1995-99
Paul Michael Glaser
Actor
25-Mar-1943   Starsky and Hutch
Shirley Ann Grau
Novelist
8-Jul-1929   The Keepers of the House
Tim Griffin
Politician
21-Aug-1968   Congressman, Arkansas 2nd
F. Edward Hebert
Politician
12-Oct-1901 29-Dec-1979 Congressman from Louisiana, 1941-77
Robert C. Hinckley
Business
c. 1948   Former General Counsel, Xilinx
Lisa P. Jackson
Government
8-Feb-1962   EPA Administrator
Anthony Jeselnik
Comic
22-Dec-1978   Shakespeare
Miriam E. John
Scientist
c. 1948   VP at Sandia, 1999-2006
Bill Justis
Musician
14-Oct-1927 15-Jul-1982 Raunchy
Kristie Kenney
Diplomat
c. 1955   US Ambassador to the Philippines
John E. Koerner III
Business
c. 1943   President of Barq's, 1976-95
James A. Lash
Business
4-May-1944   Manchester Principal LLC
Francis L. Lawrence
Educator
25-Aug-1937 16-Apr-2013 President of Rutgers University, 1990-2002
Christian LeBlanc
Actor
25-Aug-1958   The Young and the Restless
Bob Livingston
Politician
30-Apr-1943   Congressman from Louisiana, 1977-99
Max McGee
Football
16-Jul-1932 20-Oct-2007 Former WR, Green Bay Packers
John H. F. Miner
Business
c. 1956   President of Intel Capital, 2003-05
James R. Moffett
Business
1938   Chairman of Freeport-McMoRan
Enrique Murciano
Actor
9-Jul-1973   Without a Trace
Ray Nagin
Politician
11-Jun-1956   Mayor of New Orleans, 2002-10
Ed Nelson
Actor
21-Dec-1928   Dr. Michael Rossi on Peyton Place
Robert B. Oakley
Diplomat
12-Mar-1931   US Ambassador to Pakistan, 1988-91
John H. Overton
Politician
17-Sep-1875 14-May-1948 US Senator from Louisiana, 1933-48
Pedro Pierluisi
Politician
26-Apr-1959   Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico
Maureen E. Quinn
Diplomat
1956   US Ambassador to Qatar, 2001-04
Cedric Richmond
Politician
13-Sep-1973   Congressman, Louisiana 2nd
Thomas J. Rodi
Religion
27-Mar-1949   Catholic Archbishop of Mobile
Emily Saliers
Musician
22-Jul-1963   The Indigo Girls
Robert C. Skaggs, Jr.
Business
c. 1954   CEO of NiSource
Howard K. Smith
Journalist
12-May-1914 15-Feb-2002 Face the Nation
Jerry Springer
Talk Show Host
13-Feb-1944   The Jerry Springer Show
D. B. Sweeney
Actor
14-Nov-1961   Shoeless Joe in Eight Men Out
Gene Taylor
Politician
17-Sep-1953   Congressman from Mississippi, 1989-2011
John Kennedy Toole
Novelist
7-Dec-1937 26-Mar-1969 A Confederacy of Dunces
David C. Treen
Politician
16-Jul-1928 29-Oct-2009 Governor of Louisiana, 1980-84
David Vitter
Politician
3-May-1961   US Senator from Louisiana
Elizabeth A. Weaver
Judge
c. 1940   Justice, Michigan Supreme Court
John Giffen Weinmann
Attorney
29-Aug-1928   White House Chief of Protocol, 1991-93
Jacques L. Wiener, Jr.
Judge
2-Oct-1934   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Dave Winer
Computer Programmer
2-May-1955   Co-Creator of RSS, Scripting News
John Minor Wisdom
Judge
17-May-1905 15-May-1999 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1957-77
Bob Wise
Politician
6-Jan-1948   Governor of West Virginia, 2001-05
Lawrence Wright
Author
2-Aug-1947   The Looming Tower

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Bonderman
Business
c. 1943   Billionaire, Texas Pacific Group
Florian Cajori
Historian
28-Feb-1859 14-Aug-1930 A History of Mathematics
Hodding Carter III
Journalist
7-Apr-1935   Carter Administration mouthpiece
Kent H. Courtney
Activist
23-Oct-1918 12-Aug-1997 Ultraconservative activist
Scott S. Cowen
Educator
c. 1946   President, Tulane University
Michael DeBakey
Doctor
7-Sep-1908 11-Jul-2008 Father of cardiovascular surgery
John B. Elstrott
Educator
30-May-1948   Tulane Institute for Entrepreneurship
Melissa Harris-Perry
Author
2-Oct-1973   Barbershops, Bibles, and BET
John R. Hubbard
Educator
3-Dec-1918 21-Aug-2011 President of USC, 1970-80
Louis J. Ignarro
Scientist
31-May-1941   Nitric oxide as a cardiovascular signal
Charles B. Knapp
Educator
13-Aug-1946   President, University of Georgia, 1987-97
Francis L. Lawrence
Educator
25-Aug-1937 16-Apr-2013 President of Rutgers University, 1990-2002
Robert K. Merton
Sociologist
4-Jul-1910 23-Feb-2003 On the Shoulders of Giants
Andrew V. Schally
Scientist
30-Nov-1926   Hypothalamic hormones (brain peptides)
Lewis Thomas
Doctor
25-Nov-1913 3-Dec-1993 The Lives of a Cell
Jonathan Turley
Scholar
c. 1961   GWU law professor
David Vitter
Politician
3-May-1961   US Senator from Louisiana
John Minor Wisdom
Judge
17-May-1905 15-May-1999 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1957-77

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joseph Canizaro
Business
1937   Real estate mogul
Scott S. Cowen
Educator
c. 1946   President, Tulane University
Robert M. Devlin
Business
c. 1941   CEO of American General, 1996-2001
John B. Elstrott
Educator
30-May-1948   Tulane Institute for Entrepreneurship
Meyer Feldberg
Educator
17-Mar-1942   Dean of Columbia Business School, 1989-2004
Philip Greer
Business
c. 1936   Weiss, Peck & Greer
Walter Isaacson
Author
20-May-1952   Former Managing Editor for Time
Charles B. Knapp
Educator
13-Aug-1946   President, University of Georgia, 1987-97
John E. Koerner III
Business
c. 1943   President of Barq's, 1976-95
James A. Lash
Business
4-May-1944   Manchester Principal LLC
Francis L. Lawrence
Educator
25-Aug-1937 16-Apr-2013 President of Rutgers University, 1990-2002
Lester A. Lefton
Educator
c. 1947   President, Kent State University
John J. Phelan, Jr.
Business
7-May-1931 4-Aug-2012 CEO of the NYSE, 1984-91
H. Leighton Steward
Business
c. 1935   Louisiana Land & Exploration Co.
Stephen H. Weiss
Business
c. 1935 16-Apr-2008 Co-Founder, Weiss, Peck & Greer

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tommy Bowden
Football
10-Jul-1954   Head Coach, Clemson University, 1999-2008
Mack Brown
Football
27-Aug-1951   Head Coach, UT-Austin
Dennis Felton
Basketball
21-Jun-1963   UGA Head Coach
Vince Gibson
Football
27-Mar-1933 10-Jan-2012 Former NCAA coach
John Rauch
Football
20-Aug-1927 10-Jun-2008 Raiders Head Coach, 1966-68
Rich Rodriguez
Football
24-May-1963   Head Coach, University of Michigan
Clark Shaughnessy
Football
6-Mar-1892 15-May-1970 Invented football T-Formation
Mike Sherman
Football
19-Dec-1954   Head Coach at Texas A&M, 2008-11
Larry Smith
Football
12-Sep-1939 28-Jan-2008 Missouri Head Coach, 1994-2000


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