List of Rice University people

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The list of Rice University people includes notable alumni, former students, faculty, and presidents of Rice University.

Alumni[edit]

The names of Distinguished Alumni Award recipients is available online[1] (the list is arranged alphabetically and includes recipients of other Rice University awards)

Selected Rice Alumni
Lance Berkman, MLB player
Howard Hughes, former aviator, engineer, industrialist, film producer and director
John Kline, U.S. Congressman
Alberto Gonzales, former U.S. Attorney General
Peggy Whitson, NASA astronaut

Academia[edit]

Arts and letters[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Film and television[edit]

History and journalism[edit]

Literature[edit]

Music[edit]

Visual art[edit]

Business[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

U.S. Cabinet Secretaries[edit]

Other federal officials[edit]

U.S. Senators and Congressmen[edit]

Judges[edit]

Mayors[edit]

State and local officials[edit]

Other[edit]

Religion[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

NASA Flight Directors[edit]

Nobel Laureates[edit]

Other sciences[edit]

Sports[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Football[edit]

Other[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

Fictional[edit]

Faculty and Staff[edit]

Nobel Laureates[edit]

Other Faculty[edit]

Staff[edit]

  • John Heisman, for whom the coveted Heisman Trophy is named; football coach, 1924–1927, College Football Hall of Fame inductee, 1954[101]
  • Jess Neely, football coach 1940–1966, College Football Hall of Fame inductee, 1971[102]

Presidents of Rice[edit]

  1. Edgar Odell Lovett (president founding to 1946)
  2. William V. Houston (president 1946–1961)
  3. Kenneth Pitzer (president 1961–1968)
  4. Norman Hackerman (president 1970–1985)
  5. George Rupp (president 1985–1993)
  6. Malcolm Gillis (president 1993–2004)
  7. David Leebron (president 2004 to present)

References[edit]

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