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University of New Mexico

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Albuquerque, NM

Founding Date:
1889

Motto:
Lux Hominum Vita

Team:
Lobos

Enrollment:
24,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Edward Abbey
Author
29-Jan-1927 14-Mar-1989 Desert Solitaire
Rudolfo Anaya
Author
30-Oct-1937   Bless Me, Ultima
Jerry Apodaca
Politician
3-Oct-1934   Governor of New Mexico, 1975-79
Oscar L. Chapman
Government
22-Oct-1896 8-Feb-1978 US Secretary of the Interior, 1949-53
Edward L. Chavez
Judge
c. 1956   New Mexico Chief Justice
Martin Chavez
Politician
1952   Mayor of Albuquerque
Joe F. Colvin
Business
c. 1942   Nuclear Energy Institute
Robert Creeley
Poet
21-May-1926 30-Mar-2005 Founded Black Mountain Review
Henry Crumpton
Government
?   Coordinator for Counterterrorism, 2005-07
Diane Denish
Politician
c. 1950   Lt. Governor of New Mexico
Pete Domenici
Politician
7-May-1932   US Senator from New Mexico, 1973-2009
Richard W. Douglas
Business
c. 1947   The Staubach Company
Lois Duncan
Author
28-Apr-1934   I Know What You Did Last Summer
Larry EchoHawk
Politician
2-Aug-1948   Head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs
Joy Harjo
Poet
9-May-1951   The Last Song
Martin Heinrich
Politician
17-Oct-1971   Congressman, New Mexico 1st
Tony Hillerman
Novelist
27-May-1925 26-Oct-2008 Mystery novels set at Navajo reservation
Shirley Hufstedler
Judge
24-Aug-1925   US Secretary of Education, 1979-81
David Iglesias
Government
c. 1962   US Attorney, New Mexico, 2001-06
William H. Itoh
Diplomat
30-May-1943   US Ambassador to Thailand, 1996-99
Gary Johnson
Politician
1-Jan-1953   Governor of New Mexico, 1995-2003
L. Daniel Jorndt
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Walgreens, 1998-2002
Bruce King
Politician
6-Apr-1924 13-Nov-2009 Three-time Governor of New Mexico
Brian Levant
Film Director
6-Aug-1952   Jingle All the Way
Edward Lewis
Publisher
15-May-1940   Founder of Essence magazine
Ben R. Luján
Politician
7-Jun-1972   Congressman, New Mexico 3rd
Joe Maloof
Business
15-Nov-1955   Las Vegas entrepreneur
Penny Marshall
Actor
15-Oct-1942   Laverne on Laverne and Shirley
Jerry McNerney
Politician
18-Jun-1951   Congressman, California 11th
N. Scott Momaday
Novelist
27-Feb-1934   House Made of Dawn
Francine I. Neff
Government
6-Dec-1925 9-Feb-2010 US Treasurer, 1974-77
James E. Oberg
Historian
7-Nov-1944   Space exploration historian
E. J. Peaker
Actor
22-Feb-1944   Hello, Dolly!
Henry M. Rivera
Attorney
25-Sep-1947   FCC Commissioner, 1981-85
Frank Shorter
Track and Field
31-Oct-1947   Marathon runner
Kim Stanley
Actor
11-Feb-1925 20-Aug-2001 Seance on a Wet Afternoon
Jeffry E. Sterba
Business
c. 1954   CEO of PNM Resources
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend
Politician
4-Jul-1951   Lt. Governor of Maryland, 1995-2003
Gloria Tristani
Government
20-Dec-1953   FCC Commissioner, 1997-2001
Tom Udall
Politician
18-May-1948   US Senator from New Mexico
Brian Urlacher
Football
25-May-1978   Chicago Bears linebacker
Linda E. Watt
Diplomat
c. 1951   US Ambassador to Panama, 2002-05
Walter Jon Williams
Novelist
15-Oct-1953   Hardwired
Joel-Peter Witkin
Photographer
13-Sep-1939   Photographer of the macabre
Douglas Woolf
Novelist
23-Mar-1922 18-Jan-1992 Fade Out
Ken Zangara
Business
c. 1952   Albuquerque car dealer

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rudolfo Anaya
Author
30-Oct-1937   Bless Me, Ultima
Edward L. Chavez
Judge
c. 1956   New Mexico Chief Justice
Jerome Corsi
Activist
31-Aug-1946   Co-Author, Unfit for Command
William C. Dowling
Educator
5-Apr-1944   Oliver Wendell Holmes in Paris
Fred R. Harris
Politician
13-Nov-1930   US Senator from Oklahoma, 1964-73
Christian Herter, Jr.
Government
29-Jan-1919 16-Sep-2007 First Chairman, New York Urban Coalition
Tony Hillerman
Novelist
27-May-1925 26-Oct-2008 Mystery novels set at Navajo reservation
Jerry L. Jordan
Economist
12-Dec-1941   Council of Economic Advisers, 1981-82

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jerry Apodaca
Politician
3-Oct-1934   Governor of New Mexico, 1975-79
Louis Caldera
Government
1-Apr-1956   US Secretary of the Army, 1998-2001
Mary Sue Coleman
Educator
2-Oct-1943   President, University of Michigan
Jane E. Henney
Doctor
c. 1947   FDA Commissioner, 1998-2001
David J. Schmidly
Educator
1943   President, University of New Mexico

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Steve Alford
Basketball
23-Nov-1964   Head Coach, UCLA
Dennis Franchione
Football
28-Mar-1951   Texas A&M Head Coach, 2003-07
Marv Levy
Football
3-Aug-1925   NFL, CFL, and NCAA coach
Marvin Lewis
Football
23-Sep-1958   Head Coach, Cincinnati Bengals
Bronco Mendenhall
Football
21-Feb-1966   BYU Head Coach
Joe Morrison
Football
21-Aug-1937 5-Feb-1989 NY Giant, Gamecocks Coach
Gary Patterson
Football
13-Feb-1960   Head Coach, Texas Christian


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