List of Duquesne University people
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This is a list of notable persons affiliated with Duquesne University, including alumni, current and former faculty members, and students.
- 1 Notable alumni
- 2 Notable faculty
- 3 Heads of Duquesne University
- 4 Notes and references
- Tom Atkins – Actor, notably in Lethal Weapon, The Rockford Files, Harry O, and Oz
- Peter Brunette – film critic (Hollywood Reporter) and film historian.
- John Clayton (1976) – NFL writer and reporter for ESPN
- Werner Herzog – Filmmaker (did not officially graduate)
- Bill Hillgrove (1962) – Sports journalist, radio personality, and sports broadcaster
- Jesse Joyce – stand-up comedian and writer
- Terry McGovern – Film actor, television broadcaster, radio personality, voice-over specialist, and acting instructor
- Mark Madden – Former World Championship Wrestling commentator and writer; current ESPN Radio personality
- Nick Perry – Television and radio personality who became infamous after being indicted in a scandal involving the rigging of the Pennsylvania Lottery
- Tim J. Sullivan (1994) – Deputy sports editor for the New York Post
- Joe Starkey – Current writer for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and ESPN Radio personality
- Alan N. Braverman – Senior Executive Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel of The Walt Disney Company, from 2003 – present
- Eugene P. Beard – CFO of Interpublic Group, from 1980–1999
- Jon A. Boscia (1979) – CEO of Lincoln National Corporation
- Robert Dickinson (1995) – President and CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines
- Pat Dudley, (MA) President and marketing director of Bethel Heights Vineyard
- Ed Grier – President of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA
- Thomas J. Meredith (1975) – CFO of Dell, 1992–2000
- Tom Tribone – Founder and CEO of Guggenheim Global Infrastructure Company
- Most Rev. Richard Henry Ackerman (b. 1903 – d. 1992) – Bishop of Covington (Kentucky) from 1960 to 1978; attended the Second Vatican Council
- Most Rev. Daniel DiNardo (1969) – Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston (2006–present)
- Most Rev. Ralph Leo Hayes – Bishop of Helena (1933–1935), Rector of the Pontifical North American College (1935–1944), and Bishop of Davenport (1944–1966)
- Most Rev. Vincent Leonard – Bishop of Pittsburgh (1969–1983)
- Zola Levitt – Messianic Jewish teacher, author, and television host
- Adam Joseph Cardinal Maida (1964) – Cardinal, Archbishop of Detroit (1990–present)
- Thomas L. Thompson (1962) – Biblical theologian, closely associated with the Biblical minimalism movement
- Most Rev. David Zubik (1971) – Bishop of Green Bay (2003–2007), Bishop of Pittsburgh, (2007–Present)
- Mike Basrak – Played center and linebacker for the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers
- Boyd Brumbaugh – former NFL player and first-round draft pick
- Joe Beimel – Relief pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates
- Leigh Bodden – NFL defensive back, New England Patriots
- Donn Clendenon (1978) – MLB alumnus; 1969 World Series MVP
- Chuck Cooper first African American basketball player to be drafted into the NBA
- Mickey Davis, former NBA player
- Aldo Donelli – Both played and head coached in the NFL; member of the United States National Soccer Hall of Fame
- Candace Futrell – WNBA player
- Chip Ganassi – Former professional racecar driver and current professional race team owner
- Sihugo Green – Had a nine-year (1957; 1959–1966) NBA career
- Korie Hlede – WNBA player
- Mike James – Plays for the Washington Wizards in the NBA; has won one NBA Championship
- Shawn James, professional basketball player for Maccabi Tel Aviv
- Barry Nelson – former NBA player
- Norm Nixon – Former professional basketballer for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers
- Cumberland Posey – Former Negro Leagues baseball player, manager, and team owner, and Baseball Hall of Famer
- Dave Ricketts – former MLB player
- Dick Ricketts – NBA's first overall pick in annual player draft (1955); also played Major League Baseball
- Art Rooney – Pittsburgh Steelers founder and former owner
- Dan Rooney – Pittsburgh Steelers president and chairman
- Jimmy Smith – Former MLB player; won one World Series
- Dwayne Woodruff – Played defensive back for the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers (1979–1990), winning one Super Bowl; founding partner of Woodruff, Flaherty & Fardo law firm; currently Judge of Court of Common Pleas in Pittsburgh
- Stefan Lundberg – Professional soccer player for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds
Politics and law
- Donald A. Bailey – Politician and lawyer
- Derrick Bell – Legal theorist
- Father James Cox – Roman Catholic priest, labor activist, and presidential candidate
- Bob Cranmer – County Commissioner of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania from 1995 to 1999, past Chairman of the Republican Party of Allegheny County
- Henry Ellenbogen – Pennsylvania Congressman (1933 to 1938)
- Gerald Feierstein (M.A. c:a 1975) – American diplomat.
- Joseph M. Gaydos (1947) – Pennsylvania delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives; first Slovak-American to be elected to US Congress
- General Michael V. Hayden (1967) (1969) – Retired United States Air Force General and former Director of the CIA
- Ernest Kline – Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania 1971–1979. Dropped out because of inability to pay.
- Catherine Baker Knoll – Lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania
- Thomas Patrick Melady (1970) – Diplomat and professor at the Institute of World Politics
- Charles Owen Rice – Roman Catholic priest and American labor activist
- Karen Garver Santorum – wife of U.S. Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania
- Thomas E. Scanlon – Pennsylvania Congressman (1941 to 1945)
- Bud Shuster – Pennsylvania Congressman (1972 to 2001)
- Samuel A. Weiss – Judge and Pennsylvania Congressman (1941 to 1946)
- Terry Van Horne (1968) Member of Pennsylvania House of Representatives 1981–2000.
- Joseph Carl Breil – The first person to compose a score specifically for a motion picture
- Gene Forrell – Composer and conductor
- Sammy Nestico – Prolific and well-known composer and arranger of big band music
- William Schultz (1950) – President and CEO of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation
- Bobby Vinton (graduated 1956; honorary Doctorate in Music in 1978) – "The Polish Prince"; called the all-time most successful love singer of the Rock era.
- Ray DiPalma (1966) – Poet and visual artist
- Keith Donohue – Novelist and current Director of Communications for the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
- Frank Legato – Author on gambling
- Linda O. Johnston – Author of mystery and romance novels
- Mark Tabbert – Author of American Freemasons: Three Centuries of Building Communities
- Delfin Carbonell Basset – Lexicographer and creator of the Unialphabet system
- Victoria Bechtold – Miss Pennsylvania (2004)
- Tanya Lehman – Miss Pennsylvania USA (2006)
- Dr. Francesco Cesareo – Renaissance historian, President of Assumption College (former Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts)
- Samuel John Hazo – Author of poetry, fiction, essays and plays (Emeritus McAnulty Distinguished Professor of English)
- James Houlik – Tenor saxophonist (Professor of Saxophone and Chair of Woodwinds)
- Dr. Patrick Juola – Expert in the field of computer linguistics and security, credited with co-creating the original biometric word list (Professor of Computer Science)
- Paul Johnson – Organic Chemistry Professor
- Maureen Lally-Green – Judge on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania (Adjunct Professor at the School of Law)
- Aaron L. Mackler – Conservative rabbi (Professor of Theology)
- Cardinal Adam Maida – Current Archbishop of Detroit (former adjunct Professor of Theology at the School of Law)
- Magali Cornier Michael – Feminist literary theorist (Associate Professor of English and co-director of the Women's and Gender Studies program)
- Dr. John E. Murray – Author of Murray on Contracts and former dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the Villanova University School of Law (University Chancellor and Professor of Law)
- Helen C. Sobehart – Former associate provost and associate academic vice president, President-Elect of Cardinal Stritch University
- David F. Stock – Professor of Music and Guggenheim Fellow, 1974
- John Walker – Concert organist, choirmaster, and recording artist (Adjunct Professor of Organ and Sacred Music (1997–2006))
- Dr. Cyril Wecht – Controversial forensic pathologist (Adjunct Professor at the School of Law)
- Dr. Michael Welner – Pioneering figure in the field of forensic psychiatry
Heads of Duquesne University
|1.||Rev. William P. Power||1878–1885||Rector of the Pittsburgh Catholic College|
|2.||Rev. John S. Willms||1885–1886|
|3.||Rev. John T. Murphy||1886–1899||President of the Pittsburgh Catholic College
(In 1911, the school achieved university status.)
|4.||Rev. Martin A. Hehir||1899–1931|
|President of Duquesne University|
|5.||Rev. Jeremiah J. Callahan||1931–1940|
|6.||Rev. Raymond V. Kirk||1940–1946|
|7.||Rev. Francis P. Smith||1946–1950|
|8.||Rev. Vernon F. Gallagher||1950–1959|
|9.||Rev. Henry J. McAnulty||1959–1980|
|10.||Rev. Donald S. Nesti||1980–1988|
|11.||Dr. John E. Murray, Jr.||1988–2001|
|12.||Dr. Charles J. Dougherty||2001 – present|
Heads of Duquesne University
Notes and references
References for notable alumni
- "Tom Atkins". NNDB. Retrieved October 7, 2007.
- "Prominent Alumni". Duquesne University, GradSource Profile. The El Group. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Werner Herzog – Biography". International Movie Database. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "NFF Announces 2007 Major Awards Recipients". Pittsburgh Panthers Football. May 17, 2007. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Acting Teacher". terrymcgovern.com. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- Rouvalis, Cristina (March 2, 2000). "Mark Madden: The mouth that roars". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PG Publishing). Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- Weiskind, Ron (April 23, 2003). "Obituary: Nick Perry / TV bowling kingpin, dies". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PG Publishing). Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- Sullivan, Tim. "Author Bio". It's Crystal Clear (New York Post). Archived from the original on January 28, 2007. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Eugene P. Beard". NNDB. Retrieved October 7, 2007.
- "Jon A. Boscia". NNDB. Retrieved October 7, 2007.
- "Ed Grier Named President of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California". Hotel.Online. July 25, 2006. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Thomas J. Meredith". NNDB. Retrieved October 7, 2007.
- "Archbishop Daniel DiNardo will speak about St Augustine.". St. Martha Adult Faith Formation. St. Martha Catholic Church. September – November 2006. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- Staley, Tony (October 10, 2003). "New bishop to lead Green Bay Diocese". The Compass (Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin). Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Duquesne University Football History". CSTV.com. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Joe Beimel Profile". Scout.com. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- Goldstein, Richard (September 19, 2005). "Donn Clendenon, 70, M.V.P. for the 1969 'Miracle Mets,' Dies". New York Times. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Chuck Cooper, one of the NBA's first Black players". The African American Registry. September 29, 2005. Archived from the original on July 1, 2007. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Aldo Teo Donelli". National Soccer Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Candace Futrell, Duquesne University". WNBA Draft. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Chip Ganassi Biography". Havoline. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- Axelrod, Phil (March 16, 2005). "50 years ago, Sihugo Green and Dick Ricketts led Duquesne to the title in basketball's No. 1 tournament – the NIT". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Korie Hlede". freeplayers.com. Archived from the original on September 24, 2007. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Mike James Info Page". NBA.com. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Norm Nixon Statistics". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Personal Profiles: Cumberland Posey". Negro Leagues Baseball eMuseum. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Dick Ricketts Statistics". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Jimmy Smith Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- Boykowycz, Andrea (November 2, 2002). "Woodruff, Dwayne". Progress Pittsburgh. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Donald A. Bailey". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
- "Derrick Bell". Faculty Profiles. University of Pittsburgh. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Cox, James R.". Our Campaigns. October 8, 2006. Retrieved May 20, 2007.
- "Editorial: Cranmer's county". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. September 1, 1998. Retrieved July 1, 1999.
- "Editorial: Cranmer's exit". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. January 7, 1999. Retrieved July 1, 1999.
- "Henry Ellenbogen". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
- "Gerald Feierstein". Bureau of Public Affairs. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
- "Joseph M. Gaydos". NNDB. Retrieved October 7, 2007.
- "Michael Hayden". Notable Names Data Base. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
- Gurman, Sadie (May 15, 2009). "Obituary: Ernest P. Kline / Lieutenant governor under Shapp". Pittsburgh Post Gazette.
- "Catherine Baker Knoll". Notable Names Data Base. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
- "Terry E. Van Horne (Democrat)". Official Pennsylvania House of Representatives Profile. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Archived from the original on October 11, 2000.
References for heads of Duquesne University
- "Duquesne's Leaders". Early History. Duquesne University. Retrieved May 19, 2007.