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University of Arizona

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Tucson, AZ

Founding Date:
1885

Team:
Wildcats

Mascot:
Wilbur the Wildcat

Enrollment:
36,847

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Thomas Aranda, Jr.
Attorney
9-Apr-1934   US Ambassador to Uruguay, 1981-85
Gilbert Arenas
Basketball
6-Jan-1982   All-Star NBA guard
Samaire Armstrong
Actor
31-Oct-1980   The O.C. and Entourage
Bobby R. Baldock
Judge
24-Jan-1936   10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1985-2001
Ron Barber
Politician
25-Aug-1945   Congressman, Arizona 8th
Mike Bibby
Basketball
13-May-1978   Atlanta Hawks point guard
Michael Biehn
Actor
31-Jul-1956   Aliens, The Rock, The Abyss
Alan L. Boeckmann
Business
1948   CEO of Fluor
Bill Bonanno
Criminal
5-Nov-1932 1-Jan-2008 Bound by Honor: A Mafioso's Story
Gregory H. Boyce
Business
c. 1954   CEO of Peabody Energy
Malcolm Boyd
Religion
8-Jun-1923   Are You Running with Me, Jesus?
Stephen M. Brophy
Business
?   Page Land & Cattle Co.
Jerry Bruckheimer
Film/TV Producer
21-Sep-1945   Bombastic Movie Producer
Janet Burroway
Novelist
21-Sep-1936   The Dancer from the Dance
August Busch III
Business
6-Jun-1937   Anheuser-Busch CEO, 1975-2002
Howard W. Cannon
Politician
26-Jan-1912 5-Mar-2002 US Senator from Nevada, 1959-83
Richard H. Carmona
Doctor
22-Nov-1949   US Surgeon General, 2002-06
Raúl H. Castro
Politician
12-Jun-1916   Governor of Arizona, 1975-77
Art Clokey
Cartoonist
12-Oct-1921 8-Jan-2010 Creator of Gumby
Sanford Cloud, Jr.
Business
27-Nov-1944   President of NCCJ, 1994-2004
Joan Ganz Cooney
Film/TV Producer
30-Nov-1929   Producer of Sesame Street
C. Webb Crockett
Attorney
c. 1936   Partner, Fennemore Craig
Dennis DeConcini
Politician
8-May-1937   US Senator from Arizona, 1977-95
David Dewhurst
Politician
18-Aug-1945   Lt. Governor of Texas
Bob Dole
Politician
22-Jul-1923   US Senator from Kansas, 1969-96
Bennett Dorrance
Business
1947   Campbell Soup scion
Robert A. Eckert
Business
14-Aug-1954   CEO of Mattel
Paul J. Fannin
Politician
29-Jan-1907 13-Jan-2002 Governor and Senator from Arizona
Donald E. Felsinger
Business
c. 1948   CEO of Sempra Energy
William J. Flynn
Business
c. 1953   CEO of Atlas Air Worldwide
Terry Francona
Baseball
22-Apr-1959   Manager, Cleveland Indians
Alan Fudge
Actor
27-Feb-1934 10-Oct-2011 C. W. Crawford on The Man from Atlantis
Jim Furyk
Golf
12-May-1970   Winner, 2003 US Open
Sam Goddard
Politician
8-Aug-1919 1-Feb-2006 Governor of Arizona, 1965-67
Barry Goldwater
Politician
1-Jan-1909 29-May-1998 US Senator from Arizona, 1953-65, 1969-87
Phil Gordon
Politician
18-Apr-1951   Mayor of Phoenix
Raúl Grijalva
Politician
19-Feb-1948   Congressman, Arizona 7th
Savannah Guthrie
Journalist
27-Dec-1971   NBC News Chief Legal Analyst
Edward T. Hall
Anthropologist
16-May-1914 20-Jul-2009 The Silent Language
Paul Hazen
Business
1941   CEO of Wells Fargo Bank, 1995-98
Brad William Henke
Actor
10-Apr-1966   Owen Rowan on October Road
Keith Henson
Victim
1942   Scientology Victim
Earl Hindman
Actor
20-Oct-1943 29-Dec-2003 Elusive neighbor on Home Improvement
Rick Hoffman
Actor
12-Jun-1970   Jake in Progress
Trevor Hoffman
Baseball
13-Oct-1967   Baseball's all-time saves leader
Brian J. Hogan
Business
c. 1961   Hogan Motor Leasing
Robert Wood Johnson IV
Business
12-Apr-1947   Johnson & Johnson heir
Kourtney Kardashian
Socialite
18-Apr-1979   Daughter of Robert Kardashian
Bob Kasten
Politician
19-Jun-1942   US Senator from Wisconsin, 1981-93
Barbara Kingsolver
Author
8-Apr-1955   Prodigal Summer
Greg Kinnear
Actor
17-Jun-1963   Talk Soup
Ann Kirkpatrick
Politician
14-Mar-1950   Congresswoman from Arizona, 2009-11
Jon Kyl
Politician
25-Apr-1942   US Senator from Arizona
Chris Langton
Biologist
1948   Father of Artificial Life
Olden Lee
Business
c. 1942   Long-time Pepsi executive
Kenny Lofton
Baseball
31-May-1967   Cleveland Indians
Terry J. Lundgren
Business
1952   CEO of Macy's
Steve Maguire
Computer Programmer
?   Writing Solid Code
Dayton S. Mak
Government
10-Jul-1917   US Ambassador to Kuwait, 1962-63
Mary Alice Malone
Business
c. 1950   Campbell Soup scion
Sally Mason
Educator
c. 1950   President, University of Iowa
Linda McCartney
Musician
24-Sep-1941 17-Apr-1998 Beatle wife and photographer
Carolyn Meinel
Author
c. 1946   Walking scr1pt k1dd13 factory
William D. Mensch
Engineer
9-Feb-1945   Co-Designer, 6502 microprocessor
Conrad Murray
Doctor
19-Feb-1953   Michael Jackson's personal physician
Lorena Ochoa
Golf
15-Nov-1981   Winner of 2 Majors
Lynne Olson
Author
c. 1949   Freedom's Daughters
Donald R. Parfet
Business
c. 1952   Former Senior VP, Pharmacia
Richard Paul
Actor
6-Jun-1940 25-Dec-1998 Born to play Jerry Falwell
Ramiro G. Peru
Business
c. 1956   CFO of Phelps Dodge, 1999-2007
Jeffrey A. Rein
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Walgreens
John J. Rhodes III
Politician
8-Sep-1943   Congressman from Arizona, 1987-93
Nicole Richie
Socialite
21-Sep-1981   The Simple Life
Geraldo Rivera
Journalist
4-Jul-1943   Fox News commentator
Perry C. Rogers
Tennis
4-Oct-1968   Andre Agassi's manager
John M. Roll
Judge
8-Feb-1947 8-Jan-2011 US District Court Judge, murdered
Linda Ronstadt
Singer
15-Jul-1946   Jerry Brown's former girlfriend
Eldon Dean Rudd
Politician
15-Jul-1920 8-Feb-2002 Congressman from Arizona, 1977-87
Richard Russo
Novelist
15-Jul-1949   Nobody's Fool
Janet A. Sanderson
Diplomat
1955   US Ambassador to Haiti
Brian P. Schmidt
Astronomer
24-Feb-1967   Accelerating universe
Richard U. De Schutter
Business
?   CEO of DuPont Pharmaceuticals, 2000-01
John Shadegg
Politician
22-Oct-1949   Congressman from Arizona, 1995-2011
James Sharp
Attorney
1940   High-powered Washington attorney
David Sheff
Author
23-Dec-1955   Beautiful Boy
Ron Shelton
Film Director
15-Sep-1945   White Men Can't Jump
Roger Smith
Actor
18-Dec-1932   Jeff Spencer on 77 Sunset Strip
Thomas P. Smith
Business
c. 1968   Chairman of TASER International
Annika Sörenstam
Golf
9-Oct-1970   Winner of 10 majors
Stephen Spinella
Actor
11-Oct-1956   Love! Valour! Compassion!
Cliff Stoll
Author
?   The Cuckoo's Egg
William G. Stratton
Politician
26-Feb-1914 2-Mar-2001 Governor of Illinois, 1953-61
Ward J. Timken
Business
c. 1943   President, The Timken Foundation
David J. Tippeconnic
Business
c. 1940   CEO of CITGO, 1997-2000
Mo Udall
Politician
15-Jun-1922 12-Dec-1998 Congressman from Arizona, 1961-91
Nick Udall
Politician
23-Jul-1913 15-Jun-2005 Mayor of Phoenix, 1948-52
Stewart Udall
Politician
31-Jan-1920 20-Mar-2010 US Secretary of the Interior, 1961-69
Jack Wagner
Actor
3-Oct-1959   Frisco Jones on General Hospital
David Foster Wallace
Novelist
21-Feb-1962 12-Sep-2008 Infinite Jest
Kate Walsh
Actor
13-Oct-1967   Dr. Montgomery on Private Practice
Kristen Wiig
Actor
22-Aug-1973   Saturday Night Live
Douglas Woolf
Novelist
23-Mar-1922 18-Jan-1992 Fade Out
Francis Parker Yockey
Author
18-Sep-1917 16-Jun-1960 Imperium

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Edward Abbey
Author
29-Jan-1927 14-Mar-1989 Desert Solitaire
W. Scott Bales
Judge
c. 1956   Justice, Arizona Supreme Court
Nicolaas Bloembergen
Physicist
11-Mar-1920   Nonlinear optics
Bart Jan Bok
Astronomer
28-Apr-1906 5-Aug-1983 Bok globules
Vance Bourjaily
Novelist
17-Sep-1922 31-Aug-2010 The End of My Life
Richard H. Carmona
Doctor
22-Nov-1949   US Surgeon General, 2002-06
Richard H. Gallagher
Engineer
17-Nov-1927 30-Sep-1997 Finite element method
Roy J. Glauber
Physicist
1-Sep-1925   Quantum optics
Bert Hölldobler
Zoologist
25-Jun-1936   Social organizations in insects
Keith Lehrer
Philosopher
10-Jan-1936   Metamind
Frank J. Low
Astronomer
23-Nov-1933 11-Jun-2009 Infrared astronomy
Terry McMillan
Novelist
18-Oct-1951   Waiting to Exhale
Robert A. Nisbet
Sociologist
30-Sep-1913 9-Sep-1996 The Sociological Tradition
John M. Roll
Judge
8-Feb-1947 8-Jan-2011 US District Court Judge, murdered
Joaquin Ruiz
Educator
1951   Science Dean, University of Arizona
William R. Sears
Engineer
1-Mar-1913 12-Oct-2002 Airfoil engineer
Joel Seligman
Educator
11-Jan-1950   President, University of Rochester
Robert N. Shelton
Educator
1948   President, University of Arizona
Vernon L. Smith
Economist
1-Jan-1927   Experimental economics
Andrew Weil
Author
8-Jun-1942   New age ethnopharmacologist
Mark A. Zupan
Educator
c. 1959   Dean of Business, University of Rochester

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bart Jan Bok
Astronomer
28-Apr-1906 5-Aug-1983 Bok globules
Myles Brand
Educator
17-May-1942 16-Sep-2009 President of the NCAA, 2003-09
Molly Corbett Broad
Business
1941   University Chancellor
Stephen M. Brophy
Business
?   Page Land & Cattle Co.
Louise L. Francesconi
Business
c. 1954   Raytheon Missile Systems
Gabrielle Giffords
Politician
8-Jun-1970   Congresswoman from Arizona, 2007-12
Olden Lee
Business
c. 1942   Long-time Pepsi executive
Peter W. Likins
Educator
1936   President, University of Arizona, 1997-2006
William D. Mensch
Engineer
9-Feb-1945   Co-Designer, 6502 microprocessor
Manuel T. Pacheco
Educator
c. 1940   President, University of Missouri, 1997-2003
Ramiro G. Peru
Business
c. 1956   CFO of Phelps Dodge, 1999-2007
Joaquin Ruiz
Educator
1951   Science Dean, University of Arizona
Joel Seligman
Educator
11-Jan-1950   President, University of Rochester
Robert N. Shelton
Educator
1948   President, University of Arizona
Mark A. Zupan
Educator
c. 1959   Dean of Business, University of Rochester

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Mackovic
Football
1-Oct-1943   NFL and NCAA football coach
Kevin O'Neill
Basketball
24-Jan-1957   Interim Head Coach, U. of Arizona
Lute Olson
Basketball
22-Sep-1934   Head Coach, AZ Wildcats Basketball
Larry Smith
Football
12-Sep-1939 28-Jan-2008 Missouri Head Coach, 1994-2000


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