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Universities Research Association

ORGANIZATION

"Universities Research Association is a consortium of 90 leading research-oriented universities primarily in the United States, with members also in Canada, Japan, and Italy... At the behest of President Lyndon Johnson's Science Advisory Committee and the National Academy of Sciences, the not-for-profit URA corporation was founded in 1965 for management and operation of research facilities in the national interest."

Official Website:
http://www.ura-hq.org/

Location:
Washington, DC

Founding Date:
1965

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Steven C. Beering
Educator
1932   President of Purdue, 1983-2000
Frederick M. Bernthal
Administrator
10-Jan-1943   President, Universities Research Association
Mark Emmert
Educator
16-Dec-1952   President, University of Washington
Robert W. Galvin
Business
9-Oct-1922 11-Oct-2011 CEO of Motorola, 1959-90
Susan Hockfield
Educator
24-Mar-1951   President of MIT
William H. Joyce
Business
c. 1935   CEO of Union Carbide, 1995-2001
Richard A. Meserve
Attorney
20-Nov-1944   President of the Carnegie Institution
Norman F. Ramsey
Physicist
27-Aug-1915 4-Nov-2011 Energy levels of atoms
H. Guyford Stever
Educator
24-Oct-1916 9-Apr-2010 President of CMU, 1965-72
Joe B. Wyatt
Educator
c. 1935   Chancellor of Vanderbilt University, 1982-2000


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