List of University of Idaho people

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A list of notable alumni of the [[University[1] of Idaho]] and a list of its presidents.

Alumni[edit]

Academia[edit]

  • Ali Abdelghany - prominent Egyptian academic and marine biologist. Ph.D. '86.
  • Lawrence H. Chamberlain - Dean of Columbia University in 1950. V.P. of Columbia in 1962. Class of '30.
  • Donald Kirk David - Dean of Harvard Business School 1942–1955.

Business[edit]

John Adams president of Big O Tires, Grease Monkey, and Olympic torchbearer of 96 and 2002 Olympic Games

  • William Agee - business executive. Class of '60.
  • Karl William Edmark, M.D. (1924–94) - cardiovascular surgeon, inventor of portable defibrillator, founder of Physio-Control[2] Class of '42(?)[3]
  • Jack Lemley - Construction manager for Europe’s Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel," the undersea rail tube linking England and France. Class of '60.
  • Gary G. Michael - chairman and CEO of Albertsons (1991–2001), interim UI president (2003–04). Class of '62.
  • Frank A. Shrontz - former chairman and CEO (1986–96) of Boeing. Class of '54.
  • Dean D. Thornton - former Boeing executive. Class of '52.[4]
  • Sharon Allen - Chairman of the Board, Deloitte and Touche USA. Class of '73.

Government[edit]

Journalism[edit]

Literature and the arts[edit]

Science[edit]

  • Steven Amstrup M.S. '75 - polar bear researcher and conservationist
  • Roger Batzel - see entry under Government
  • Malcolm Renfrew - Polymer chemist, inventor, and professor emeritus. Contributor to the development of Teflon. Class of '32, M.S. '34[9][10]
  • Bob Twiggs - Rocket scientist and inventor of the CubeSat technology. Class of '61.

Sports[edit]

Olympics[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Football[edit]

Faculty[edit]

Current
Former

Presidents of the University of Idaho[edit]

The following individuals have held the office of
President of the University of Idaho.

James H. Forney, (Acting) 1891–1892
Franklin B. Gault 1892–1898
Joseph P. Blanton 1898–1900
James Alexander MacLean 1900–1913
Melvin A. Brannon 1914–1917
Ernest H. Lindley 1917–1920
Alfred H. Upham 1920–1928
Frederick J. Kelly 1928–1930
Mervin G. Neale 1930–1937
Harrison C. Dale 1937–1946
Jesse E. Buchanan 1946–1954
Donald R. Theophilus 1954–1965
Ernest W. Hartung 1965–1977
Richard D. Gibb 1977–1989
Elisabeth A. Zinser 1989–1995
Thomas O. Bell, (Acting) 1995–1996
Robert A. Hoover 1996–2003
Gary G. Michael, (Interim) 2003–2004
Timothy P. White 2004–2008
Steven Daley-Laursen, (Interim) 2008–2009
M. Duane Nellis 2009–2013
Donald L. Burnett Jr., (Interim) 2013–2014
Chuck Staben 2014–present

References[edit]

  1. ^ Internet accessed via name and title
  2. ^ The Day - Dr. Karl Edmark, suregeon and inventor - Associated Press - 1994-04-08
  3. ^ University of Idaho magazine - Summer 1994, V.11, no.3, p.14
  4. ^ Ko, Michael (February 26, 2003). "Retired Boeing executive Dean Thornton dies at 74". Seattle Times. Retrieved May 8, 2014. 
  5. ^ The Sun Online | The Best for News, Sport and Showbiz | The Sun
  6. ^ BBC NEWS | UK | Friendly fire pilot 'experienced'
  7. ^ "Red Carpet Ag Economist". University of Idaho. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  8. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0501391/
  9. ^ http://www.uidaho.edu/sci/newsevents/features/renfrew
  10. ^ http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/collections/oral-histories/details/renfrew-malcolm-m.aspx
  11. ^ "U-Idaho Grads Go For Gold: A Look at Olympians Present and Past". University of Idaho. 27 July 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2012.