List of Baldwin Wallace University people
This is a list of notable individuals who currently have or previously had an association with Baldwin Wallace University, located in Berea, Ohio. Baldwin Wallace University is a private college that enjoys a long and rich affiliation with the United Methodist Church. This includes faculty, alumni and staff. The College is located in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area in the United States. The College and town of Berea were founded by Methodist settlers from Connecticut.
The list is drawn from faculty, alumni, staff, and former university presidents. This list includes people affiliated with the university under its past names such as Baldwin–Wallace College, Baldwin University, Baldwin Institute and German Wallace College. This list also includes alumni of the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music.
- Wayne G. Hammond, J.R.R. Tolkien scholar
- Willis N. Holcombe, Chancellor of Florida Community Colleges System, President of Broward College
- William Kelso, archeologist, and discoverer of the original Jamestown colony in Virginia.
- Larry Shinn, President of Berea College, Kentucky.
- Philip L. White, Nationality Scholar and Political Activist in Austin, Texas
- Joseph A. Rochford, internationally recognized expert on education reform support and Vice President of the Stark Education Partnership
Leadership and politics
- Nan Baker, member of Ohio House of Representatives
- Henderson H. Carson, U.S. Representative from Ohio.
- Mike Dovilla, member of Ohio House of Representatives
- William L. Fiesinger, U.S. Representative from Ohio.
- George L. Forbes, Cleveland City Council President, member of Baldwin-Wallace Board of Trustees
- Jane Edna Hunter, L.B. 1925, founder of the Phyllis Wheatley Center for the poor in Cleveland, Ohio.
- Jay Ford Laning, U.S. Representative from Ohio.
- James Lawson, civil rights leader and minister, worked alongside Martin Luther King in the Southern Baptist Leadership Conference.
- Charles O. Lobeck, U.S. Representative from Nebraska.
- Eugene Miller, former member of Ohio House of Representatives
- George Norris, U.S. Senator from Nebraska, creator of the Tennessee Valley Authority, creator of the Nebraska Unicameral legislature, and author of the 20th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
- Miner Norton, U.S. Representative from Ohio.
- Joseph A. Rochford, Ph.D. Vice-President, Stark Education Partnership.
- William Skiles, U.S. Representative from Ohio.
- Martin Sweeney, U.S. Representative from Ohio.
- Robert E. Sweeney, U.S. Representative from Ohio.
- Harriet G. Walker, vice president of Woman's Christian Temperance Union
- Hazel Mountain Walker, L.B. 1919, among the first African-American lawyers in the State of Ohio.
- Amos Webber, judge, biographer of college founder John Baldwin, and U.S. Representative from Ohio.
Media and entertainment
- Claudia Jordan, model, actress, a Barker's Beauty on CBS's game show The Price is Right from 2001 to 2003, and "model #1" on the US version of Deal or No Deal.
- Alex Papadimoulis, Founder of popular IT Website The Daily WTF recounting IT Horror stories.
Music and arts
- Rich Brenner, sportscaster
- Khashyar Darvich, Film Director and Producer, Dalai Lama Renaissance.
- Anthony Holland, composer.
- Nancy McArthur, children's author best known for The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks
- James Meena, conductor and opera administrator
- Bill Moffit, marching band director, composer, inventor of the Moffit Squares band drill.
- James Montgomery, composer and Arts Administrator
- Jill Paice, musical theatre actress, lead in Curtains and The Woman in White
- Rebecca Pitcher, musical theatre actress, Christine in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera
- Albert Riemenschneider (1878–1950), founder of the Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music
- Bud Collins, veteran CBS Sports tennis announcer.
- Harrison Dillard, 1947, U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist in 100 meter dash, and hurdles. Charter member of the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame.
- Tim Graham, sports journalist for ESPN.com.
- Norb Hecker, first coach of the Atlanta Falcons, won 8 NFL championships as a coach of the Green Bay Packers, San Francisco 49ers, and New York Giants
- Tonia Kwiatkowski, bronze and silver medalist in US Figure Skating Championships; finished 6th at the 1998 World Championships.
- Scott Shafer, head coach of the Syracuse Orange football program.
- Jim Tressel, 2002 National Championship-winning former Coach of the Ohio State University football team.
- Matt Underwood, Play-By-Play announcer for the Cleveland Indians on SportsTime Ohio
- David Ferrie, allegedly involved in John F. Kennedy's assassination.
- Robert F. Overmyer, NASA astronaut.
- T. B. Walker, businessperson, lumberman, art collector
- Roger Bacon, physics professor 1959-71 and inventor of carbon fiber in 1958
- Robert Crosser, U.S. Representative from Ohio. Taught law for 2 years.
- Jane Eaglen, soprano with Metropolitan opera, professor of Voice.
- Eric Fingerhut, Director of Economic Development Education and Entrepreneurship, State Chancellor of Higher Education.
- Timothy Mussard, tenor, winner of the Prix Lauritz Melchior. Professor of Voice.
- John Louis Nuelsen, the first (1899) to hold the Nast Theological Professorship, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
- Thomas Sutton, political analyst for Cleveland’s News Channel 5
Staff & administration
Baldwin Wallace University has had over 20 people served as president under the schools various names Baldwin Wallace University, Baldwin–Wallace College, Baldwin University, German Wallace College and Baldwin Institute.
- Lee Tressel, football coach and athletic director at BW from February 12, 1925 – April 16, 1981. Lee is also father of BW-Alum and former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel. Lee was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1996.
BW Football Coaches
|Percy C. Cole||1895|
|Dave W. Jones||1898-1899|
|E. J. Pfieffer||1903|
|E. J. Pfieffer||1905|
|E. J. Pfieffer||1907-1908|
|F. J. Norton||1912|
|W. E. Ruetchey||1916|
|R. S. Honaker||1917|
|V. E. Whitney||1918|
|C. E Cartwright||1920-1921|
|R. W. Bechtel||1922-1923|
|A. W. Collins||1924-1927|
|Eddie L. Finnigan||1949-1950|
|Louis B. Juillerat||1951-1953|
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- "Mike Dovilla, Representative". Ohio House of Representatives. Retrieved 8 October 2011.
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- "SKILES, William Woodburn - Biographical Information". Retrieved 2007-06-16.
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- "Author Biography: Nancy McArthur". March 1999. Retrieved March 29, 2006.
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- Outstanding Alumni
- "B-W: Baldwin-Wallace College Alumni Bud Collins '51 is Honored by the City of Boston.". Retrieved 2007-06-16.
- "ESPN.com: Tim Graham News, Videos, Photos, and PodCasts - ESPN". Retrieved 2008-12-28.
- "Stanford Football: Profile of Scott Shafer". Stanford University.
- "Tressel Could be Headed to Akron". the-ozone.net. Retrieved 2 February 2012.
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- David Ferrie, House Select Committee on Assassinations – Appendix to Hearings, Volume 10, 12, p. 106.
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- "Renowned Soprano Jane Eaglen Joins Conservatory Voice Faculty". Retrieved 2010-08-07.
- "B-W: Senator Eric Fingerhut Joins B-W Faculty". Retrieved 2007-06-16.
- "B-W Voice Professor Timothy Mussard Wins International Award". Retrieved 2010-08-07.
- "Tom Sutton Political analyst". Retrieved 2010-08-07.