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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Flagship campus of the University of North Carolina system.

Location:
Chapel Hill, NC

Founding Date:
1789

Motto:
Lux Libertas

Team:
Tar Heels

Enrollment:
27,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Adler
Songwriter
3-Aug-1921 21-Jun-2012 Damn Yankees
Claude Allen
Government
11-Oct-1960   Former White House domestic policy advisor
Peter F. Allgeier
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to the WTO
John A. Allison
Business
14-Aug-1948   CEO of BB&T
Dan Ariely
Economist
29-Apr-1968   The Upside of Irrationality
R. G. Armstrong
Actor
7-Apr-1917 27-Jul-2012 Pruneface in Dick Tracy
Whit Ayres
Government
c. 1949   North Star Opinion Research
Cass Ballenger
Politician
6-Dec-1926   Congressman from North Carolina, 1986-2005
Michael D. Barnes
Politician
3-Sep-1943   Congressman from Maryland, 1979-87
Thomas Hart Benton
Politician
14-Mar-1782 10-Apr-1858 US Senator from Missouri, 1821-51
Alan Bergman
Songwriter
11-Sep-1925   You Don't Bring Me Flowers
James Crawford Biggs
Politician
29-Aug-1872 30-Jan-1960 US Solicitor General, 1933-35
Lewis Black
Comic
30-Aug-1948   Rants on The Daily Show
Edwin B. Borden
Business
c. 1935   Borden Manufacturing Co.
Eric M. Bost
Diplomat
c. 1952   US Ambassador to South Africa
Edgar Bowers
Poet
2-Mar-1924 4-Feb-2000 For Louis Pasteur
Erskine Bowles
Government
8-Aug-1945   White House Chief of Staff, 1996-98
Daryl G. Brewster
Business
c. 1957   Former CEO of Krispy Kreme
David Brinkley
Journalist
10-Jul-1920 11-Jun-2003 The Huntley-Brinkley Report
Jim Broyhill
Politician
19-Aug-1927   Congressman from North Carolina, 1963-86
Frank Bruni
Journalist
31-Oct-1964   New York Times food critic
Gaston Caperton
Politician
21-Feb-1940   Governor of West Virginia, 1989-97
Howie Carr
Columnist
17-Jan-1952   Boston Herald columnist, talk-radio host
Bud Carson
Football
28-Apr-1931 8-Dec-2005 Pittsburgh Steelers DC, 1972-77
Vince Carter
Basketball
26-Jan-1977   Dallas Mavericks dunker
Wyatt Cenac
Comic
19-Apr-1976   The Daily Show
Phillip L. Clay
Educator
17-May-1946   Chancellor, MIT
Francis Collins
Scientist
14-Apr-1950   Human Genome Project
Helene Cooper
Journalist
22-Apr-1966   NY Times editorial board
Michael Copps
Government
?   FCC Commissioner
Steve Cowper
Politician
21-Aug-1938   Governor of Alaska, 1986-90
Billy Crudup
Actor
8-Jul-1968   Almost Famous and Stage Beauty
Billy Cunningham
Basketball
3-Jun-1943   The Kangaroo Kid
Jonathan Daniels
Government
26-Apr-1902 6-Nov-1981 FDR and Truman's press secretary
Josephus Daniels
Government
18-May-1862 15-Jan-1948 Secretary of the Navy, 1913-21
Susan Davis
Politician
13-Apr-1944   Congresswoman, California 53rd
Rick Dees
Radio Personality
14-Mar-1950   Disco Duck
Laurie Dhue
TV Personality
10-Feb-1969   Fox News presenter, 2000-08
Reed Diamond
Actor
20-Jul-1967   Det. Mike Kellerman on Homicide
C. Diddy
Performance Artist
23-Dec-1971   World Air Guitar Champion, 2003
Robert Holt Edmunds, Jr.
Judge
17-Apr-1949   Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court
Elizabeth Edwards
Relative
3-Jul-1949 7-Dec-2010 Wife of ex-Senator John Edwards
Stuart Eizenstat
Diplomat
15-Jan-1943   US Ambassador to the EU, 1993-96
William T. Ethridge
Business
c. 1952   CEO, Pearson's Educational Publishing
Eric C. Fast
Business
c. 1949   CEO of Crane
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Poet
24-Mar-1919   A Coney Island of the Mind
Joel L. Fleishman
Business
c. 1935   The Foundation: A Great American Secret
Louise Fletcher
Actor
22-Jul-1934   Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Ray Floyd
Golf
4-Sep-1942   Won 4 Majors
Virginia Foxx
Politician
29-Jun-1943   Congresswoman, North Carolina 5th
A. D. Frazier, Jr.
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Danka Business Systems
William C. Friday
Educator
13-Jul-1920 12-Oct-2012 President of UNC, 1956-86
Paul Fulton
Business
c. 1934   President of Sara Lee, 1988-93
Kaye Gibbons
Novelist
5-May-1960   Ellen Foster
Gail Godwin
Novelist
18-Jun-1937   A Southern Family
Andy Griffith
Actor
1-Jun-1926 3-Jul-2012 Laconic sheriff on The Andy Griffith Show
Cheryl W. Grise
Business
c. 1953   Northeast Utilities senior executive
George Grizzard
Actor
1-Apr-1928 2-Oct-2007 Advise and Consent
Lloyd V. Hackley
Educator
c. 1940   Chancellor of Fayetteville State University
Peter W. Hall
Judge
9-Nov-1948   2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
Mia Hamm
Soccer
17-Mar-1972   Top US women's soccer player
Anne Haney
Actor
4-Mar-1934 26-May-2001 Mrs. Doubtfire
Anthony S. Harrington
Diplomat
9-Mar-1941   US Ambassador to Brazil, 2000-01
John W. Harris
Business
c. 1947   Lincoln Harris, LLC
George W. Henderson III
Business
c. 1948   CEO of Burlington Industries, 1995-2003
Peter Blair Henry
Economist
30-Jul-1969   Dean, Stern School of Business
Doug Heye
Government
c. 1972   RNC Communications Director
Luther H. Hodges
Politician
9-Mar-1898 6-Oct-1974 Governor of North Carolina, 1954-61
James Holshouser
Politician
8-Oct-1934   Governor of North Carolina, 1973-77
N. Gerry House
Educator
c. 1947   Institute for Student Achievement
Robin E. Hudson
Judge
20-Feb-1952   Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court
Pitt Hyde
Business
c. 1943   Founder of Autozone
Richard Jenrette
Business
5-Apr-1929   Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette
Ken Jeong
Actor
15-Jun-1969   Seņor Chang on Community
Warren Y. Jobe
Business
c. 1941   CFO of Georgia Power, 1982-98
William D. Johnson
Business
c. 1954   CEO of Progress Energy
Donald Justice
Poet
12-Aug-1925 6-Aug-2004 The Summer Anniversaries
George Karl
Basketball
12-May-1951   Head Coach, Denver Nuggets
Carl Kasell
Radio Personality
2-Apr-1934   NPR broadcaster
Barnaby C. Keeney
Educator
17-Oct-1914 18-Jun-1980 President of Brown University, 1955-66
Richard Kern
Film Director
1954   Underground filmmaker, fetish photographer
Jason Kilar
Business
c. 1971   CEO of Hulu
William R. King
Politician
7-Apr-1786 18-Apr-1853 Vice President under Franklin Pierce
Thomas C. Krajeski
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Yemen, 2004-07
Sallie L. Krawcheck
Business
c. 1965   CFO of Citigroup, 2004-07
H. Martin Lancaster
Politician
24-Mar-1943   Congressman from North Carolina, 1987-95
Jeff Lebo
Basketball
5-Oct-1966   Head Coach, Auburn University
David C. Litt
Diplomat
27-Dec-1949   US Ambassador to the UAE, 1995-98
Ann M. Livermore
Business
c. 1958   HP Technology Solutions Group
Davis Love III
Golf
13-Apr-1964   Winner, 1997 PGA Championship
Kenneth W. Lowe
Business
c. 1950   CEO of EW Scripps
Lewis W. Lucke
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Swaziland, 2004-06
Jeff MacNelly
Cartoonist
17-Sep-1948 8-Jun-2000 Editorial cartoonist, Shoe
Rudolph A. Marcus
Chemist
21-Jul-1923   Electron-transfer reactions
Sherrie P. Marshall
Attorney
c. 1952   FCC Commissioner, 1989-93
Kevin J. Martin
Government
14-Dec-1966   FCC Chairman, 2005-09
Chris Matthews
Talk Show Host
17-Dec-1945   Hardball with Chris Matthews
Armistead Maupin
Author
13-May-1944   Tales of the City series
Mike McIntyre
Politician
6-Aug-1956   Congressman, North Carolina 7th
J. Alex McMillan
Politician
9-May-1932   Congressman from North Carolina, 1985-95
John G. Medlin, Jr.
Business
23-Nov-1933 7-Jun-2012 CEO of Wachovia, 1977-93
Brad Miller
Politician
19-May-1953   Congressman, North Carolina 13th
Joseph Mitchell
Author
27-Jul-1908 24-May-1996 The New Yorker
Doug Moe
Basketball
21-Sep-1938   Head Coach, Denver Nuggets, 1980-90
Dan K. Moore
Politician
2-Apr-1906 7-Sep-1986 Governor of North Carolina, 1965-69
Mick Mulvaney
Politician
21-Jul-1967   Congressman, South Carolina 5th
Jim Neal
Politician
6-Nov-1956   Sought Elizabeth Dole's Senate seat in 2008
Paul Martin Newby
Judge
5-May-1955   Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court
Frank T. Nickell
Business
c. 1949   CEO of Kelso & Company
Susan Owens
Judge
c. 1949   Justice, Washington Supreme Court
Sarah Parker
Judge
23-Aug-1942   North Carolina Chief Justice
Willie Parker
Football
11-Nov-1980   Pittsburgh Steelers
Earl N. Phillips
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Barbados, 2002-03
Samuel F. Phillips
Attorney
18-Feb-1824 18-Nov-1903 US Solicitor General, 1872-85
Arthur F. Raper
Sociologist
8-Nov-1899 10-Aug-1979 The Tragedy of Lynching
Jim Rash
Actor
15-Jul-1970   Dean Pelton on Community
Peyton Reed
Film Director
3-Jul-1964   Yes Man
James Reston, Jr.
Author
8-Mar-1941   The Conviction of Richard Nixon
Mercer Reynolds
Politician
17-Jun-1945   Chief fundraiser behind GWB presidential campaigns
Charles G. Rose
Politician
10-Aug-1939 3-Sep-2012 Congressman from North Carolina, 1973-97
Kenneth C. Royall
Attorney
24-Jul-1894 27-May-1971 US Secretary of the Army, 1947-49
Terry Sanford
Politician
20-Aug-1917 18-Apr-1998 Governor and Senator from North Carolina
Stuart Scott
Sports Journalist
19-Jul-1965   ESPN Sportscaster
Nick Searcy
Actor
7-Mar-1959   Art Mullen on Justified
M. Rust Sharp
Attorney
27-Jan-1941   Clark, Ladner, Fortenbaugh & Young
Robert Spencer
Activist
27-Feb-1962   Jihad Watch
John Shelby Spong
Religion
16-Jun-1931   Retired bishop of Newark, NJ
Lionel Stander
Actor
11-Jan-1908 30-Nov-1994 Chauffer Max on Hart to Hart
Frank C. Sullivan
Business
c. 1961   CEO of RPM International
G. Kennedy Thompson
Business
25-Nov-1950   CEO of Wachovia, 2000-08
Patricia Timmons-Goodson
Judge
18-Sep-1954   Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court
John L. Townsend III
Business
9-Aug-1955   Former Partner, Goldman Sachs
Tim Valentine
Politician
15-Mar-1926   Congressman from North Carolina, 1983-95
Bruce W. Van Saun
Business
c. 1957   Vice Chairman, Bank of New York Mellon
Shari Villarosa
Diplomat
?   Chief of Mission in Burma
Richard Vinroot
Politician
14-Apr-1941   Mayor of Charlotte, 1991-95
David C. Vorhoff
Business
c. 1955   Bank of America Securities Healthcare Group
M. Keith Waddell
Business
c. 1957   President of Robert Half International
Donnie Walsh
Basketball
1-Mar-1941   President of the New York Knicks
Zach Wamp
Politician
28-Oct-1957   Congressman from Tennessee, 1995-2011
John Webb
Judge
18-Sep-1926 18-Sep-2008 NC State Supreme Court Justice, 1986-98
Frederick Weller
Actor
1966   Marshall Mann on In Plain Sight
Paul Wellstone
Politician
21-Jul-1944 25-Oct-2002 US Senator from Minnesota, 1991-2002
Tom Wicker
Journalist
18-Jun-1926 25-Nov-2011 The New York Times
Roy Williams
Basketball
1-Aug-1950   Head Coach, UNC-Chapel Hill
Loyal W. Wilson
Business
c. 1948   Primus Venture Partners
Rob Wittman
Politician
3-Feb-1959   Congressman, Virginia 1st
Edwina D. Woodbury
Business
c. 1952   CFO of Avon, 1993-98
Phail Wynn, Jr.
Educator
c. 1947   Durham Technical Community College
Jonathan Yardley
Critic
27-Oct-1939   Influential book critic
G. Smedes York
Business
c. 1940   York Properties Inc.

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Peter Agre
Biologist
30-Jan-1949   Water channels of cell membranes
William Bennett
Government
31-Jul-1943   Former Drug Czar and gambling man
Doris Betts
Author
4-Jun-1932 21-Apr-2012 Souls Raised from the Dead
James Crawford Biggs
Politician
29-Aug-1872 30-Jan-1960 US Solicitor General, 1933-35
Fred Brooks
Computer Programmer
19-Apr-1931   Father of the IBM System 360
Michael Eric Dyson
Scholar
23-Oct-1958   Know What I Mean?
William H. Itoh
Diplomat
30-May-1943   US Ambassador to Thailand, 1996-99
Ricardo Lagos
Head of State
2-Mar-1938   President of Chile, 2000-06
Lewis Leary
Educator
18-Apr-1906 1-May-1990 That Rascal Freneau
William E. Leuchtenburg
Historian
28-Sep-1922   FDR scholar
J. Bernard Machen
Educator
26-Mar-1944   President, University of Florida
Gene R. Nichol
Educator
c. 1951   President, William and Mary, 2005-07
Nell Irvin Painter
Historian
2-Aug-1942   Creating Black Americans
Barbara K. Rimer
Doctor
c. 1949   Dean, UNC School of Public Health
Robert N. Shelton
Educator
1948   President, University of Arizona
Oliver Smithies
Scientist
23-Jun-1925   Knock-out mice

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Phillip L. Clay
Educator
17-May-1946   Chancellor, MIT
Bill Cobey
Politician
13-May-1939   Congressman from North Carolina, 1985-87
Mary Sue Coleman
Educator
2-Oct-1943   President, University of Michigan
John L. Dotson, Jr.
Publisher
?   Akron Beacon Journal publisher, 1992-2001
William C. Friday
Educator
13-Jul-1920 12-Oct-2012 President of UNC, 1956-86
Richard Jenrette
Business
5-Apr-1929   Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette
Kenneth W. Lowe
Business
c. 1950   CEO of EW Scripps
J. Bernard Machen
Educator
26-Mar-1944   President, University of Florida
Richard L. McCormick
Educator
26-Dec-1947   President, Rutgers University
James Moeser
Educator
1939   Chancellor, UNC Chapel Hill
Gene R. Nichol
Educator
c. 1951   President, William and Mary, 2005-07
Roy H. Park
Philanthropist
15-Sep-1910 25-Oct-1993 Media mogul, Park Foundation
Sarah Parker
Judge
23-Aug-1942   North Carolina Chief Justice
Earl N. Phillips
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Barbados, 2002-03
James R. Ramsey
Educator
14-Nov-1948   President, University of Louisville
Barbara K. Rimer
Doctor
c. 1949   Dean, UNC School of Public Health
Robert N. Shelton
Educator
1948   President, University of Arizona
Patricia Timmons-Goodson
Judge
18-Sep-1954   Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tim Brewster
Football
13-Oct-1960   Head Coach, University of Minnesota
Mack Brown
Football
27-Aug-1951   Head Coach, UT-Austin
Bud Carson
Football
28-Apr-1931 8-Dec-2005 Pittsburgh Steelers DC, 1972-77
Butch Davis
Football
17-Nov-1951   Former football coach, University of North Carolina
Al Groh
Football
13-Jul-1944   Head Coach, University of Virginia
Bill Guthridge
Basketball
27-Jul-1937   UNC Head Coach, 1997-2000
Frank McGuire
Basketball
8-Nov-1914 11-Nov-1994 NCAA Basketball Coach
Dean Smith
Basketball
28-Feb-1931   UNC Basketball Head Coach, 1961-97
Roy Williams
Basketball
1-Aug-1950   Head Coach, UNC-Chapel Hill


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