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Washington State University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1890 as the State Land-Grant College.

Location:
Pullman, WA

Founding Date:
28-Mar-1890

Team:
Cougars

Mascot:
Butch

Enrollment:
23,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Sherman Alexie
Novelist
7-Oct-1966   The Business of Fancydancing
Paul Allen
Business
21-Jan-1953   Co-Founder of Microsoft
Drew Bledsoe
Football
14-Feb-1972   New England Patriots QB, 1993-2001
Phyllis J. Campbell
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Seattle Foundation
Tom Chambers
Judge
c. 1944   Justice, Washington Supreme Court
Gene Conley
Baseball
10-Nov-1930   NBA and MLB champion
Randy Couture
Wrestling
22-Jun-1963   The Natural
Turk Edwards
Football
28-Sep-1907 12-Jan-1973 NFL Hall of Fame Tackle
The Game
Rapper
29-Nov-1979   Ousted member of G-Unit
William R. Graber
Business
c. 1943   CFO of McKesson, 2000-04
Douglas A. Hartwick
Diplomat
1950   US Ambassador to Laos, 2001-04
Mel Hein
Football
22-Aug-1909 31-Jan-1992 NY Giants, Hall of Famer
Robert W. Holley
Scientist
28-Jan-1922 11-Feb-1993 RNA's role in protein synthesis
Sharpe James
Politician
20-Feb-1936   Mayor of Newark, 1986-2006
Bianca Kajlich
Actor
26-Mar-1977   Rules of Engagement
Gary Larson
Cartoonist
14-Aug-1950   Creator of The Far Side
Ryan Leaf
Football
15-May-1976   Disappointing NFL Quarterback
Timothy Leary
Activist
22-Oct-1920 31-May-1996 Tune in, turn on, drop out
Blake Lewis
Singer
21-Jul-1981   Beatboxer, American Idol runner-up
Mike Lowry
Politician
8-Mar-1939   Governor of Washington, 1993-97
Josh Lucas
Actor
20-Jun-1971   Wonderland
Dolph Lundgren
Actor
3-Nov-1957   The Punisher
Sid Morrison
Politician
13-May-1933   Congressman from Washington, 1981-93
Patty Murray
Politician
11-Oct-1950   US Senator from Washington
Edward R. Murrow
Journalist
25-Apr-1908 27-Apr-1965 The epitome of broadcast journalism
George Nethercutt
Politician
7-Oct-1944   Congressman from Washington, 1995-2005
Laurence J. Peter
Scientist
16-Sep-1919 12-Jan-1990 The Peter Principle
Mike Price
Football
6-Apr-1946   UTEP Head Coach
Dennis Rehberg
Politician
5-Oct-1955   Congressman, Montana
Addison Richards
Actor
20-Oct-1887 22-Mar-1964 American character actor
Robert A. Roe
Politician
28-Feb-1924   Congressman from New Jersey, 1969-93
Irwin Rose
Scientist
16-Jul-1926   Ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation
Leslie V. Rowe
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Papua New Guinea
Clyfford Still
Painter
30-Nov-1904 23-Jun-1980 Abstract expressionist
Mark A. Suwyn
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Louisiana Pacific, 1996-2004
Jon Whitmore
Educator
22-Mar-1945   President, San Jose State University
William Julius Wilson
Sociologist
20-Dec-1935   Poverty in America's inner cities

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jack Bogle
Business
8-May-1929   Founder, The Vanguard Group
Johnnetta B. Cole
Educator
19-Oct-1936   President of Spelman College, 1987-97
Charles M. Lillis
Business
c. 1945   President of MediaOne, 1995-2000
Clyfford Still
Painter
30-Nov-1904 23-Jun-1980 Abstract expressionist

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Phyllis J. Campbell
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Seattle Foundation
Albert C. Yates
Educator
c. 1942   President, Colorado State, 1990-2003

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tony Bennett
Basketball
1-Jun-1969   Head Coach, Washington State
Dennis Erickson
Football
24-Mar-1947   Head Coach, Arizona State Sun Devils
Mike Leach
Football
9-Mar-1961   Football Coach, Washington State University
Warren Powers
Football
19-Feb-1941   Missouri Head Coach, 1978-84
Mike Price
Football
6-Apr-1946   UTEP Head Coach
Kelvin Sampson
Basketball
5-Oct-1955   Head Coach, IU-Bloomington
Jackie Sherrill
Football
28-Nov-1943   MSU Head Coach, 1991-2003


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