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University of Tennessee

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Knoxville, TN

Founding Date:
1794

Motto:
Veritatem cognoscetis et veritas te liberabit

Team:
Volunteers

Enrollment:
26,500

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gary P. Arnold
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Analogy, Inc., 1993-2000
Victor Ashe
Diplomat
1-Jan-1945   US Ambassador to Poland
Doug Atkins
Football
8-May-1930   NFL Hall of Famer
Howard Baker
Government
15-Nov-1925   Reagan's Chief of Staff, 1987-88
Marion Barry
Politician
6-Mar-1936   Twice Mayor of Washington, DC
Ray Blanton
Politician
10-Apr-1930 22-Nov-1996 Governor of Tennessee, 1975-79
Ken Bouldin
Business
?   EVP, Corrections Corporation of America
James M. Buchanan
Economist
2-Oct-1919 9-Jan-2013 Public Choice Theory
Ed Buckham
Government
c. 1958   Alexander Strategy Group
Saxby Chambliss
Politician
10-Nov-1943   US Senator from Georgia
Bob Clement
Politician
23-Sep-1943   Congressman from Tennessee, 1987-2003
Samuel C. Collins
Chemist
28-Dec-1898 19-Jun-1984 Collins-type cryocooler
John C. Compton
Business
c. 1961   CEO of PepsiCo Americas Foods
Bob Corker
Politician
25-Aug-1952   US Senator from Tennessee
John Cullum
Actor
2-Mar-1930   Holling Vincoeur on Northern Exposure
Arthur Culvahouse
Government
4-Jul-1948   White House Counsel, 1987-89
Mark Dean
Engineer
2-Mar-1957   Computer architecture
E. Allen Deaver
Business
c. 1935   Former EVP, Armstrong World Industries
Jim DeMint
Politician
2-Sep-1951   President of the Heritage Foundation
James Denton
Actor
20-Jan-1963   Mike Delfino on Desperate Housewives
Nancy-Ann DeParle
Business
17-Dec-1956   Health care administrator
Dale Dickey
Actor
29-Sep-1961   Patty on My Name Is Earl
Lurita Alexis Doan
Government
4-Jan-1958   General Services Administration
Bobby Dodd
Football
11-Nov-1908 21-Jun-1988 Georgia Tech Head Coach, 1945-67
John Duncan
Politician
21-Jul-1947   Congressman, Tennessee 2nd
Winfield Dunn
Politician
1-Jul-1927   Governor of Tennessee, 1971-75
Archie R. Dykes
Educator
20-Jan-1931   Former Chancellor, University of Kansas
Charles W. Ergen
Business
1-Mar-1953   Co-Founder of Echostar
Richard L. Federico
Business
c. 1954   Chairman and CEO, P.F. Chang's
John W. Fisher
Business
c. 1916 28-Jun-2009 CEO of Ball Corporation, 1970-81
Chuck Fleischmann
Politician
11-Oct-1962   Congressman, Tennessee 3rd
Phillip Fulmer
Football
1-Sep-1950   Head Coach, University of Tennessee
Phil Garner
Baseball
30-Apr-1949   MLB Manager
Bart Gordon
Politician
24-Jan-1949   Congressman from Tennessee, 1985-2011
Chris Hadfield
Astronaut
29-Aug-1959   First Canadian to walk in space
Joe Frank Harris
Politician
16-Feb-1936   Governor of Georgia, 1983-91
James A. Haslam III
Business
?   CEO, Pilot Corporation
Jim Haslam
Business
13-Dec-1930   Pilot Corporation
Dennis R. Hendrix
Business
8-Jan-1940   Chairman of PanEnergy, 1990-97
Van Hilleary
Politician
20-Jun-1959   Congressman from Tennessee, 1995-2003
Charles O. Holliday, Jr.
Business
1948   CEO of DuPont, 1998-2008
Huell Howser
TV Personality
18-Oct-1945 6-Jan-2013 California's Gold
Patricia Ireland
Activist
19-Oct-1945   NOW president, 1991-2001
Bill Jenkins
Politician
29-Dec-1936   Congressman, Tennessee 1st
Clayton M. Jones
Business
c. 1949   CEO of Rockwell Collins
Estes Kefauver
Politician
26-Jul-1903 10-Aug-1963 US Senator from Tennessee, 1949-63
David Keith
Actor
8-May-1954   Firestarter
Chip Kell
Football
10-Mar-1949   Tennessee Offensive Lineman
Bernard King
Basketball
4-Dec-1956   Former NBA small forward
Mark J. Kington
Business
c. 1959   X-10 Capital Management
Cynthia D. Kinser
Judge
20-Dec-1951   Justice, Virginia Supreme Court
Lowry F. Kline
Business
1940   Chairman of Coca-Cola Enterprises
Diane Knippers
Religion
6-Jan-1952 18-Apr-2005 Conservative religious strategist
Joseph Wood Krutch
Naturalist
25-Nov-1893 22-May-1970 The Modern Temper
Jamal Lewis
Football
29-Aug-1979   Cleveland Browns RB
Leonard Little
Football
19-Oct-1974   Rams defensive end with a drinking problem
Johnny Majors
Football
21-May-1935   College football coach
Peyton Manning
Football
24-Mar-1976   Four-time MVP quarterback
Kenneth A. May
Business
c. 1960   CEO of FedEx Kinko's, 2004-07
William E. Mayberry
Business
22-Aug-1929   Former President, Mayo Foundation
William G. McAdoo
Politician
31-Oct-1863 1-Feb-1941 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1913-18
Cormac McCarthy
Novelist
20-Jul-1933   All the Pretty Horses
Walter M. Miller, Jr.
Novelist
23-Jan-1923 9-Jan-1996 A Canticle for Leibowitz
Chris Moneymaker
 
21-Nov-1975   Professional poker player
Thomas I. Morgan
Business
c. 1953   CEO of Hughes Supply, 2003-06
Kevin Nash
Wrestling
9-Jul-1959   WCW wrestler, turned actor
Collin Wilcox Paxton
Actor
4-Feb-1935 14-Oct-2009 To Kill a Mockingbird
Michael C. Polt
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Serbia, 2004-07
Dave Ramsey
Radio Personality
3-Sep-1960   The Dave Ramsey Show
Glenn Reynolds
Blogger
1960   Instapundit
Mercer Reynolds
Politician
17-Jun-1945   Chief fundraiser behind GWB presidential campaigns
Phil Roe
Politician
21-Jul-1945   Congressman, Tennessee 1st
Gary W. Rollins
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Rollins
Kenneth Rush
Business
17-Jan-1910 11-Dec-1994 US Ambassador to France, 1974-77
Wiley Rutledge
Judge
20-Jul-1894 10-Sep-1949 US Supreme Court Justice, 1943-49
Edward Terry Sanford
Judge
23-Jul-1865 8-Mar-1930 US Supreme Court Justice, 1923-30
Jim Sasser
Politician
30-Sep-1936   US Senator from Tennessee, 1977-95
Ronald L. Schlicher
Diplomat
16-Sep-1956   US Ambassador to Cyprus
Margaret Scobey
Diplomat
c. 1949   US Ambassador to Syria, 2004-05
Heath Shuler
Politician
31-Dec-1971   Congressman, North Carolina 11th
Robert C. Sledd
Business
c. 1952   Co-Founder, Performance Food Group
David D. Stevens
Business
c. 1954   Accredo Health
John E. Stokely
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Richfood Holdings, 1997-99
Michael H. Sutton
Business
c. 1940   Chief SEC Accountant, 1995-98
John Tanner
Politician
22-Sep-1944   Congressman from Tennessee, 1989-2011
Deborah Taylor Tate
Government
1956   FCC Commissioner
Ronald L. Turner
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Ceridian, 2000-06
Kurt Vonnegut
Novelist
11-Nov-1922 11-Apr-2007 Slaughterhouse Five
William E. Wade, Jr.
Business
c. 1943   President of ARCO, 1998-2000
Zach Wamp
Politician
28-Oct-1957   Congressman from Tennessee, 1995-2011
Murray Warmath
Football
16-Oct-1912 16-Mar-2011 Minnesota Head Coach, 1954-71
Steve Watson
Game Show Host
11-Jun-1972   Host of Monster House
Allen West
Politician
7-Feb-1961   Congressman, Florida 22nd
Reggie White
Football
19-Dec-1961 26-Dec-2004 NFL's Minister of Defense
Chris Whittle
Business
23-Aug-1947   Edison Schools
John S. Wilder
Politician
3-Jun-1921 1-Jan-2010 Lt. Governor of Tennessee, 1971-2007
Edward O. Wilson
Biologist
10-Jun-1929   Father of Sociobiology

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bill Bass
Scientist
30-Aug-1928   Human decomposition
James M. Buchanan
Economist
2-Oct-1919 9-Jan-2013 Public Choice Theory
Samuel C. Collins
Chemist
28-Dec-1898 19-Jun-1984 Collins-type cryocooler
Loren W. Crabtree
Educator
c. 1939   Chancellor, University of Tennessee
Brady J. Deaton
Educator
c. 1944   President, University of Missouri
Peter C. Doherty
Scientist
15-Oct-1940   T-cells and antigens
Sanjay Gupta
TV Personality
23-Oct-1969   CNN's resident neurosurgeon
Arthur Larson
Politician
4-Jul-1910 27-Mar-1993 Moderate conservative thinker
Dan Lipinski
Politician
15-Jul-1966   Congressman, Illinois 3rd
Glenn Reynolds
Blogger
1960   Instapundit
Edward Terry Sanford
Judge
23-Jul-1865 8-Mar-1930 US Supreme Court Justice, 1923-30

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bill Bass
Scientist
30-Aug-1928   Human decomposition
Loren W. Crabtree
Educator
c. 1939   Chancellor, University of Tennessee
Mark Dean
Engineer
2-Mar-1957   Computer architecture
Winfield Dunn
Politician
1-Jul-1927   Governor of Tennessee, 1971-75
Jim Haslam
Business
13-Dec-1930   Pilot Corporation
John D. Petersen
Educator
21-Nov-1947   President, University of Tennessee System
William C. Rhodes
Business
c. 1965   CEO of Autozone
Kenneth Rush
Business
17-Jan-1910 11-Dec-1994 US Ambassador to France, 1974-77
Edward Terry Sanford
Judge
23-Jul-1865 8-Mar-1930 US Supreme Court Justice, 1923-30

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lawrence Frank
Basketball
23-Aug-1970   Head Coach, Detroit Pistons
Phillip Fulmer
Football
1-Sep-1950   Head Coach, University of Tennessee
Vince Gibson
Football
27-Mar-1933 10-Jan-2012 Former NCAA coach
Walt Harris
Football
9-Nov-1946   Former NCAA coach
Lane Kiffin
Football
9-May-1975   Head Coach, University of Southern California
Johnny Majors
Football
21-May-1935   College football coach
Kevin O'Neill
Basketball
24-Jan-1957   Interim Head Coach, U. of Arizona
Bruce Pearl
Basketball
18-Mar-1960   Former Head Coach, University of Tennessee
Lovie Smith
Football
8-May-1958   Former Coach, Chicago Bears
Murray Warmath
Football
16-Oct-1912 16-Mar-2011 Minnesota Head Coach, 1954-71
Ron Zook
Football
28-Apr-1954   Ex-Coach, Fighting Illini


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