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Roosevelt University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Chicago, IL

Founding Date:
1945

Motto:
Dedicated to the enlightenment of the human spirit

Enrollment:
7,500

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Andrew C. Barrett
Government
14-Apr-1942   FCC Commissioner, 1989-96
Melissa Bean
Politician
22-Jan-1962   Congresswoman from Illinois, 2005-11
Anthony Braxton
Jazz Musician
4-Jun-1945   Inventive jazz multi-instrumentalist
Jesse Brown
Government
27-Mar-1944 15-Aug-2002 US Secretary of Veteran's Affairs, 1993-97
Brenda J. Gaines
Business
c. 1949   CEO of Diners Club NA, 2002-04
Herbie Hancock
Jazz Musician
12-Apr-1940   Innovative jazz/fusion composer and pianist
Lorraine Hansberry
Playwright
19-May-1930 12-Jan-1965 A Raisin in the Sun
Donald P. Jacobs
Economist
22-Jun-1927   Dean of the Kellogg School, 1975-2001
John H. Klein
Business
c. 1946   CEO of DAVA Pharmaceuticals
Mort Kondracke
Columnist
28-Apr-1939   Tolerated by Fox, McLaughlin
Robert W. Mahoney
Business
c. 1936   CEO of Diebold, 1985-99
Mike Quigley
Politician
17-Oct-1958   Congressman, Illinois 5th
Bobby Rush
Politician
23-Nov-1946   Congressman, Illinois 1st
Gus Savage
Politician
30-Oct-1925   Congressman from Illinois, 1981-93
David Y. Schwartz
Business
c. 1941   Former Partner, Arthur Andersen
Peter Sebastian
Diplomat
19-Jun-1926 22-Mar-2011 US Ambassador to Tunisia, 1984-87
Shel Silverstein
Poet
25-Sep-1930 10-May-1999 Where the Sidewalk Ends
James A. Skinner
Business
c. 1944   CEO of McDonald's, 2004-12
Raymond Tanter
Scholar
?   Iran Policy Committee founder
Harold Washington
Politician
15-Apr-1922 25-Nov-1987 First black Mayor of Chicago
Ronald A. Williams
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Aetna, 2006-10
Louis Zorich
Actor
12-Feb-1924   Burt Buchman on Mad About You

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Christopher Lasch
Author
1-Jun-1932 14-Feb-1994 The Culture of Narcissism
Abba Lerner
Economist
28-Oct-1903 27-Oct-1982 The Economics of Control
Mel Reynolds
Politician
8-Jan-1952   Congressman from Illinois, 1993-95

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David D. Hiller
Publisher
12-Jun-1953   LA Times publisher, 2006-08
John F. Sandner
Business
3-Nov-1941   Past Chairman, Chicago Mercantile Exchange


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