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Marshall University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1837 as Marshall Academy by the Southern Methodist Church.

Location:
Huntington, WV

Founding Date:
1837

Motto:
Owning the Opportunity

Team:
Thundering Herd

Mascot:
Buffalo

Enrollment:
16,400

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Don L. Blankenship
Business
14-Mar-1950   CEO of Massey Energy, 2000-10
Robert Byrd
Politician
20-Nov-1917 28-Jun-2010 US Senator, former klan member
Billy Crystal
Comic
14-Mar-1947   When Harry Met Sally
Mike D'Antoni
Basketball
8-May-1951   Los Angeles Lakers head coach
Brad Dourif
Actor
18-Mar-1950   Billy Bibbit in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Conchata Ferrell
Actor
28-Mar-1943   Head nurse Joan Thor on E/R
Verna K. Gibson
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Limited Stores, 1985-91
Hal Greer
Basketball
26-Jun-1936   NBA Hall of Famer
Randy Moss
Football
13-Feb-1977   San Francisco 49ers WR
Burl Osborne
Publisher
25-Jun-1937 15-Aug-2012 Dallas Morning News
Chad Pennington
Football
26-Jun-1976   Miami Dolphins QB
Soupy Sales
Comic
8-Jan-1926 22-Oct-2009 Inveterate pie thrower
Brad Smith
Business
c. 1964   CEO of Intuit
Lonnie Thompson
Scientist
1-Jul-1948   Paleoclimatologist, glaciologist
Earl Ray Tomblin
Politician
15-Mar-1952   Governor of West Virginia
Jason Williams
Basketball
18-Nov-1975   White Chocolate

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Champ Clark
Politician
7-Mar-1850 2-Mar-1921 Speaker of the US House, 1911-19
Deno Curris
Educator
1940   President, AASCU
Buck Harless
Business
14-Oct-1919   Coal baron, philanthropist

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Billy Donovan
Basketball
30-May-1965   Head Coach, Florida Gators
Jim Grobe
Football
17-Feb-1952   Wake Forest Head Coach
John Pelphrey
Basketball
18-Jul-1968   Head Coach, Arkansas Razorbacks


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