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Wichita State University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Wichita, KS

Founding Date:
1886

Team:
Shocker

Mascot:
WuShock

Radio Station:
KMUW-FM 89

Enrollment:
14,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert D. Blackwill
Diplomat
1939   US Ambassador to India, 2001-03
Joe Carter
Baseball
7-Mar-1960   Toronto Blue Jays
James L. Mann
Business
c. 1934   CEO of SunGard, 1986-2002
Bill Parcells
Football
22-Aug-1941   The Big Tuna
Mark Parkinson
Politician
24-Jun-1957   Governor of Kansas, 2009-11
Dennis Rader
Criminal
9-Mar-1945   BTK serial killer
Big Show
Wrestling
8-Feb-1972   WCW and WWE wrestler
J. Ernest Talley
Business
3-Apr-1935 21-Jun-2003 Rent-A-Center
Eric Wedge
Baseball
27-Jan-1968   Seattle Mariners manager
Allen F. Wise
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Coventry Health Care, 1996-2004

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John W. Carlin
Politician
5-Mar-1940   Governor of Kansas, 1979-87
Ralph Estes
Scholar
c. 1936   Tyranny of the Bottom Line
Albert Goldbarth
Poet
31-Jan-1948   The most prolific modern poet
Rushworth M. Kidder
Author
8-May-1944 5-Mar-2012 Founder, Institute for Global Ethics
George Tiller
Doctor
8-Aug-1941 31-May-2009 Late-term abortionist

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
J. V. Lentell
Business
c. 1939   Vice Chairman of Intrust Bank NA

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Phillip Fulmer
Football
1-Sep-1950   Head Coach, University of Tennessee
Bill Parcells
Football
22-Aug-1941   The Big Tuna


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