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Colgate University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1819 as a Baptist seminary. Operated as Hamilton Literary & Theological Institution until 1846; Madison University until 1890; then renamed in honor of early benefactor William Colgate.

Location:
Hamilton, NY

Founding Date:
1819

Motto:
Deo Ac Veritati

Team:
Raiders

Radio Station:
WRCU

Enrollment:
2800

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Charles Addams
Cartoonist
7-Jan-1912 29-Sep-1988 The Addams Family
Doug Bailey
Activist
c. 1934   President and CEO, Unity08
Russell Banks
Author
28-Mar-1940   The Sweet Hereafter
Peter K. Barker
Business
c. 1948   Former Partner, Goldman Sachs
Daniel C. Benton
Business
c. 1959   Andor Capital Management
Kenneth Blanchard
Educator
6-May-1939   The One Minute Manager
Gloria Borger
Journalist
c. 1952   CBS special correspondent
Larry Bossidy
Business
5-Mar-1935   CEO of Honeywell
Peter C. Browning
Business
2-Sep-1941   CEO of Sonoco Products, 1998-2000
Stephen B. Burke
Business
c. 1958   COO of Comcast
Peter Burleigh
Diplomat
7-Mar-1942   US Ambassador to the UN, 1997-99
Chase Carey
Business
c. 1954   President and COO of News Corporation
Jay Chandrasekhar
Film Director
9-Apr-1968   Super Troopers
Ben Cohen
Business
18-Mar-1951   Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
Jim Courter
Politician
14-Oct-1941   Congressman from New Jersey, 1979-91
Monica Crowley
Pundit
19-Sep-1968   Conservative commentator on FOX News
John Dean
Government
14-Oct-1938   Nixon's White House Counsel
Caroline Dorsa
Business
1959   CFO of Gilead Sciences
Jeffrey Fager
Film/TV Producer
10-Dec-1954   60 Minutes executive producer
Howard Fineman
Journalist
c. 1948   Huffington Post political analyst
Art Fleming
Game Show Host
1-May-1924 25-Apr-1995 Original Jeopardy! host
Gregory J. Fleming
Business
c. 1964   Co-President of Merrill Lynch
Dan Fortmann
Football
11-Apr-1916 23-May-1995 NFL Hall of Fame Guard
Alan S. Frumin
Government
26-Dec-1946   US Senate Parliamentarian, 2001-12
Philip H. Geier, Jr.
Business
22-Feb-1935   CEO of Interpublic Group, 1980-2000
Jon F. Hanson
Business
c. 1937   Hampshire Companies
Chris Hedges
Journalist
18-Sep-1956   War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
Michael Hiltzik
Columnist
9-Nov-1952   Los Angeles Times columnist
Charles Evans Hughes
Politician
11-Apr-1862 27-Aug-1948 US Chief Justice, Presidential Candidate
Robert W. Jones
Business
c. 1950   Investment Banker, Morgan Stanley
Melvyn N. Klein
Attorney
c. 1941   GKH Partners LP
Mr. Lif
Rapper
1977   I Phantom
Jim P. Manzi
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Lotus Development, 1986-95
Henry L. Meyer III
Business
c. 1950   CEO of KeyCorp
Victor Oristano
Business
10-Sep-1916   Alda Limited Partners
Bill Parcells
Football
22-Aug-1941   The Big Tuna
Kevin Phillips
Pundit
30-Nov-1940   Political commentator
Adam Clayton Powell
Politician
29-Nov-1908 4-Apr-1972 Congressman from New York, 1945-71
Charles A. Ratner
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Forest City Enterprises
William P. Rogers
Government
23-Jun-1913 2-Jan-2001 US Secretary of State, 1969-73
Andy Rooney
Journalist
14-Jan-1919 4-Nov-2011 60 Minutes' resident crank
Mark S. Siegel
Attorney
c. 1951   ReMY Investors
Lorie A. Slutsky
Business
c. 1954   President, New York Community Trust
H. Guyford Stever
Educator
24-Oct-1916 9-Apr-2010 President of CMU, 1965-72
Peter Tarnoff
Government
1937   President, Council on Foreign Relations, 1986-93
Herbert B. Tasker
Business
c. 1937   Mason McDuffie Mortgage
John D. Turner
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Copperweld, 1988-2003
Thomas H. Weidemeyer
Business
c. 1948   COO of UPS, 2001-03
Bob Woodruff
Journalist
18-Aug-1961   Co-Anchor, World News Tonight
John Zogby
Business
1948   Pollster

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kenneth E. Boulding
Economist
18-Jan-1910 18-Mar-1993 The Image: Knowledge of Life in Society
Frederick Busch
Novelist
1-Aug-1941 23-Feb-2006 Don't Tell Anyone
Joscelyn Godwin
Historian
16-Jan-1945   Historian of the esoteric
Ernest Fox Nichols
Physicist
1-Jun-1869 29-Apr-1924 Infrared radiation
Anne Sexton
Poet
9-Nov-1928 4-Oct-1974 Live or Die
Marvin Wachman
Educator
24-Mar-1917 22-Dec-2007 Temple University President, 1973-83

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Daniel C. Benton
Business
c. 1959   Andor Capital Management
Gloria Borger
Journalist
c. 1952   CBS special correspondent
José A. Cabranes
Judge
22-Dec-1940   2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
Chase Carey
Business
c. 1954   President and COO of News Corporation
Rebecca S. Chopp
Educator
c. 1952   President, Colgate University
Jim P. Manzi
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Lotus Development, 1986-95
Lorie A. Slutsky
Business
c. 1954   President, New York Community Trust
H. Guyford Stever
Educator
24-Oct-1916 9-Apr-2010 President of CMU, 1965-72

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jim Schwartz
Football
2-Jul-1966   Head Coach, Detroit Lions


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