List of Washington State University people

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The Washington State University Alumni Association defines an alumnus as anyone who was a student at WSU and is no longer attending. This page lists accomplished alumni and faculty members of WSU.

Notable alumni[edit]

Academe[edit]

Animal husbandry[edit]

  • Leo Bustad, 1941 B.S. Ag., ’48 M.S. Ag., ’49 D.V.M., Dean of the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine from 1973–83, Pioneer in the international human-companion animal bond movement. Received the WSU Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1984.
  • Helen Elaine Freeman, American conservationist and endangered species advocate, who specialized in saving snow leopards.
  • John Gorham, 1946 B.S. Vet. Sci., '46 D.V.M., '47 M.S. Vet. Sci., Researcher in slow virus diseases, fur animal diseases, & animal models of human genetic diseases. Received the WSU Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1993.
  • Jack Gorski, 1956 M.S. Ani. Sci., 1958 Ph.D. Ani. Sci., discovered the estrogen receptor. Received the WSU Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1999.
  • Charles Schroeder, 1929 D.V.M., Director of the San Diego Zoo for 19 years. Received the WSU Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1979.

The arts, literature & media[edit]

Business[edit]

Government, law & politics[edit]

Humanities[edit]

Military[edit]

Science, space & technology[edit]

Sports & athletics[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

Notable regents[edit]

References[edit]