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Oregon State University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Corvallis, OR

Founding Date:
1858

Team:
Beavers

Enrollment:
17,920

Official Website:
http://oregonstate.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Cecil D. Andrus
Politician
25-Aug-1931   Twice Governor of Idaho
Terry Baker
Football
5-May-1941   Winner, 1962 Heisman Trophy
Rich Brooks
Football
20-Aug-1941   Kentucky Wildcats Head Coach
Rod Chandler
Politician
13-Jul-1942   Congressman from Washington, 1983-93
Gary E. Costley
Business
c. 1943   CEO of International Multifoods, 2001-04
Doug Engelbart
Computer Programmer
30-Jan-1925   Pioneer of human-computer interaction
John Ensign
Politician
25-Mar-1958   US Senator from Nevada, 2001-11
Richard B. Evans
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Rio Tinto Alcan
Dick Fosbury
Track and Field
6-Mar-1947   High jumper invented Fosbury Flop
Kevin Hagen
Actor
3-Apr-1928 9-Jul-2005 Little House on the Prairie
John H. Hall
Politician
7-Feb-1899 14-Nov-1970 Governor of Oregon, 1947-49
Darlene Hooley
Politician
4-Apr-1939   Congresswoman from Oregon, 1997-2009
Jen-Hsun Huang
Business
17-Feb-1963   CEO of NVIDIA
Sarah Kennedy
Actor
?   Laugh-In
Peter N. Larson
Business
1939   CEO of Brunswick, 1995-2000
Dale R. Laurance
Business
c. 1945   President of Occidental Petroleum, 1996-2004
Lauralee E. Martin
Business
c. 1951   COO of Jones Lang LaSalle
Douglas McKay
Politician
24-Jun-1893 22-Jul-1959 US Secretary of the Interior, 1953-56
Keith R. McKennon
Business
25-Dec-1933   CEO of PacifiCorp, 1998-99
Bronco Mendenhall
Football
21-Feb-1966   BYU Head Coach
Chad Ochocinco
Football
9-Jan-1978   NFL wide receiver
George Oppen
Poet
24-Apr-1908 7-Jul-1984 Objectivist proponent and poet
Norris Poulson
Politician
23-Jul-1895 25-Sep-1982 Mayor of Los Angeles, 1953-61
Dennis Powell
Business
c. 1948   CFO of Cisco, 2003-08
Donald A. Robert
Business
15-May-1959   CEO of Experian
Robert A. Roe
Politician
28-Feb-1924   Congressman from New Jersey, 1969-93
Katharine Jefferts Schori
Religion
26-Mar-1954   Presiding Episcopal Bishop
Leonard Shoen
Business
29-Feb-1916 4-Oct-1999 Founder of U-Haul
Ted Stevens
Politician
18-Nov-1923 10-Aug-2010 US Senator from Alaska, 1968-2009
Patrick F. Stone
Business
c. 1948   COO of Fidelity National Financial, 1995-2001
Abhijit Y. Talwalkar
Business
c. 1964   CEO of LSI Logic
Jolene Unsoeld
Politician
3-Dec-1931   Congresswoman from Washington, 1989-95
James Withycombe
Politician
21-Mar-1854 3-Mar-1919 Governor of Oregon, 1915-19
John A. Young
Business
24-Apr-1932   CEO of Hewlett Packard, 1978-92
David E. Zweifel
Diplomat
13-Sep-1934   US Ambassador to Yemen, 1981-84

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lester A. Kirkendall
Sociologist
15-Nov-1903 31-May-1991 Premarital Intercourse and Interpersonal Relationships
Linus Pauling
Chemist
28-Feb-1901 19-Aug-1994 Scientist and peacenik
William Pierce
Author
11-Sep-1933 23-Jul-2002 The Turner Diaries
Gary L. Seevers
Economist
c. 1938   Council of Economic Advisers, 1973-75
William Appleman Williams
Historian
12-Jun-1921 6-Mar-1990 The Tragedy of American Diplomacy
James Withycombe
Politician
21-Mar-1854 3-Mar-1919 Governor of Oregon, 1915-19

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Walter M. Pierce
Politician
30-May-1861 27-Mar-1954 Governor of Oregon, 1923-27
Graham B. Spanier
Educator
18-Jul-1948   President, Penn State University, 1995-2011

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rich Brooks
Football
20-Aug-1941   Kentucky Wildcats Head Coach
John Cooper
Football
2-Jul-1937   OSU Head Coach, 1988-2000
Dennis Erickson
Football
24-Mar-1947   Head Coach, Arizona State Sun Devils
Bronco Mendenhall
Football
21-Feb-1966   BYU Head Coach
Mike Riley
Football
1952   OSU Beavers Head Coach


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