List of Michigan State University people

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Liberty Hyde Bailey, Class of 1882

Michigan State University alumni number around 460,000 worldwide.[1] Famous Spartans include NBA stars Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Steve Smith, MLB stars Kirk Gibson, Steve Garvey, Robin Roberts, NFL stars Brad Van Pelt, Bubba Smith, Herb Adderley and Joe DeLamielleure, actors James Caan and Robert Urich, Evil Dead trilogy director Sam Raimi, former Michigan governors James Blanchard, Fred M. Warner, and John Engler, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, former U.S. Senator Spencer Abraham, billionaires Eli Broad, Drayton McLane, Jr., Harley Hotchkiss, Thomas H. Bailey, Tom Gores and Dan Gilbert.

Michigan State's faculty and academic staff number around 4,500 researchers. Throughout the years, notable researchers have included William J. Beal, who developed hybrid corn; psychologist Erich Fromm; G. Malcolm Trout, who invented the process for the homogenization of milk; and Barnett Rosenberg, the discoverer of cancer-fighting drug cisplatin.

In addition to faculty, Michigan State has around 6,000 administration and non-academic staff. This includes the university's governing board, the Board of Trustees. Elected by statewide referendum every two years, trustees have eight-year terms, with two of the eight elected every other year.[2] As of 2007, the Board is made up of three Republicans and five Democrats, and has a 4:4 gender balance.[3]

Other notable staff members include athletic director Mark Hollis, men's basketball coach Tom Izzo, ice hockey coach Tom Anastos, and football coach Mark Dantonio.

Table of contents

Notable alumni:

Academia: EducationMedicineScienceSocial science
Arts & media: CinemaJournalismLiteratureMusicTelevision & radioVisual arts
Business: Consumer goodsFinanceIndustry
Politics & government: ActivismDiplomacyLawPublic office
Sports & athletics: BaseballBasketballFootballIce hockeyRunning • Soccer • OlympiansMMA

Faculty & administration:

Notable faculty: Arts & humanitiesScienceSocial science
Current administration: Board of TrusteesHead coaches
Former administration: Former presidents

Notes       External links

Notable alumni[edit]

Academia[edit]

Education[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Debra D. Austin B.A. former chancellor, State University System of Florida [4]
William Chandler Bagley B.S. 1895 educator, pedagogy reformer championing essentialism (as opposed to the progressivism championed by John Dewey); founder, School and Society; editor in chief, Journal of the National Education Association, 1920–25 [5]
Charles Fuller Baker B.S. 1892 professor of biology, botany [6]
Hugh P. Baker B.S. 1901 President, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Dean, New York State College of Forestry at Syracuse University [6]
Christine L. Borgman B.A. 1973 Presidential Chair in Information Studies, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA [7]
Warren W. Brandt B.S. 1944 first president of Virginia Commonwealth University [8]
Edgar A. Burnett B.S. 1887 chancellor, University of Nebraska, 1927–1938 [9]
Kenyon Butterfield B.S. 1891 President of University of Rhode Island, UMass, and Michigan State University, appointed to the Country Life Commission by President Theodore Roosevelt [10]
Charles Butterworth B.A. 1959 political philosophy scholar focusing on the Greek, medieval Islamic, and Enlightenment periods [11]
Louis George Carpenter B.S. 1879, M.S. 1883 pioneer, expert on irrigation engineering [12]
Oscar Clute B.S. 1862 president, Michigan State, Florida Agricultural College (predecessor to University of Florida), ordained minister [13]
Myrtle Craig Mowbray 1907 first African American woman to graduate from MSU; professor at historically black colleges and universities in Kansas and Missouri [14]
Raymond W. Cross Ph.D. 1991 President of the University of Wisconsin System [15]
William H. Cunningham B.B.A. 1966, M.B.A. 1967 former Chancellor, University of Texas System [16]
Paul D'Anieri B.A. 1986 vice president and provost, University of California, Riverside [17]
Eugene Davenport B.S. 1878, M.S. 1884 agriculture educator; invited in 1891 by government of Brazil to duplicate Michigan State with "Little Lansings" there; dean of University of Illinois, College of Agriculture [18]
Grover C. Dillman B.S. 1913 president, Michigan Tech University, 1935–1956 [19]
Michael Driscoll PhD 1988, M.S. 1985, B.S. 1983, all in electrical engineering President of Indiana University of Pennsylvania; former executive vice chancellor and provost of the University of Alaska Anchorage [20]
Karen Brown Dunlap B.A. President and managing director, The Poynter Institute [21]
Michael R. Ferrari B.A., M.A., D.B.A. Senior VP, EFL Associates, a consulting firm focusing on higher education; former chancellor of Texas Christian University; former president of Drake University [22]
Charles Christian Georgeson B.S. 1877 founding director of Alaska Agricultural Experiment Station, namesake of Georgeson Botanical Garden at University of Alaska [23]
Glenn Goerke Ph.D. 1962 former president/chancellor of the University of Houston, University of Houston–Clear Lake, University of Houston–Victoria, and Indiana University East [24]
Lloyd Vincent Hackley B.A. former chancellor, Fayetteville State University [25]
Byron Halsted B.S. 1871 botany educator, former president of the Botanical Society of America [26]
Stanley O. Ikenberry M.A. 1957, PhD 1960 former president (twice), University of Illinois [27]
Charles Ingersoll B.S. second president (1882–91), Colorado State University, credited with broadening and liberalizing the school's formerly narrow, vocational curriculum [28]
Charles Kiesler B.A. 1958 former chancellor, University of Missouri [29]
Ezra J. Kraus B.S. 1907 former chair of Botany Department, University of Chicago [30]
William E. Lavery B.A. 1953 former President, Virginia Tech [31]
Eduard C. Lindeman B.A. 1911 pioneer and champion of adult education [32]
Robert Lyons B.A. writer, playwright, director [33]
Charles McKenny B.S. 1881 served as president of Central Michigan University, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and Eastern Michigan University [34]
John Thomas Mentzer M.B.A and Ph.D. Chancellor's Professor and Vivienne R. Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business, University of Tennessee [35]
W.J.T. Mitchell B.A. 1963 Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor of English and Art History, University of Chicago, Guggenheim Fellow [36]
Henry J. Oosting M.S. 1927 ecologist at Duke University [37]
Roy Pea B.A. 1974 education scholar, Rhodes Scholar [38]
Adrian Ponce B.S. 1993 chair, Chemical Safety Committee, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech [39]
George E. Ross B.A., M.B.A. former president, Alcorn State University, selected 14th president, Central Michigan University, effective March 2010 [40]
Barbara Ross-Lee D.O. 1969 first African-American woman dean of a U. S. medical school, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine [41]
William H. Sewell B.A 1933, M.A. 1934 former chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Madison [42]
Theda Skocpol B.A. 1969 former dean, Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; appointed senior adviser in the social sciences to Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study [43]
Albert Sobey B.S. 1909 founder and first president, Kettering University [44]
James D. Spaniolo B.A. 1968 President, University of Texas at Arlington [45]
Douglas V. Steere B.S. 1923 Quaker philosopher, religious leader, Rhodes Scholar (1925) [46]
Marilyn Stokstad M.A. art historian, author of several art history textbooks [47]
Teresa A. Sullivan B.A. 1970 President, University of Virginia [48]
Marta Tienda B.A. director, Graduate Studies; former director, Office of Population Research, Princeton University; TIAA Trustee since 2005 [49]
Marcellette G. Williams B.A., M.A., Ph.D. former Chancellor (first African American, first woman), University of Massachusetts Amherst [50]
John D. Wilson B.A. 1952 former president, Washington and Lee University, Wells College [51]
Richard Yarborough B.A. 1973 professor of English and African American literature; Faculty Research Associate; former interim director, Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, UCLA [52]

Medicine[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Andrea Amalfitano B.S., Ph.D. 1989, D.O. 1990 pioneering gene therapist; formerly of Duke Medical School, Mayo Clinic; returned to take newly endowed chair in MSU's Osteopathic Medical School; chairman of Etubics Corp's Scientific Advisory Board and consultant to the Company [53]
Myrtelle Canavan attended 1898–99 pioneer pathologist [54]
Alfred D. Hershey B.S. 1930
Ph.D. 1934
1969 Nobel Laureate for physiology or medicine [55]
Delano Meriwether B.S. 1963 immunologist, first African American accepted to Duke University School of Medicine, champion sprinter [56]
Walter Willett B.S. 1966 epidemiology professor, Harvard School of Public Health [57]

Science[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Edgar Anderson B.S. 1918 botanical genetisist [58]
John G. Anderson B.S. Physics, 1970 seismologist [59]
Susan Avery B.S. 1972 first woman president and director, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution [60]
Liberty Hyde Bailey B.S. 1882 botanist, horticulturist, the "father of modern horticulture", author, philosopher [61]
Charles E. Bessey B.S. 1869 pioneer 19th-century botany educator; former president, American Association for the Advancement of Science [62]
Lyman J. Briggs B.S. 1893 physicist; Director of the National Bureau of Standards; chaired the Uranium Committee (precursor to the Manhattan Project) [63]
Rolla C. Carpenter B.S. 1873, M.S. 1876 pioneer in heating and ventilating buildings as an engineering professor at Michigan State and Cornell; co-planned "Collegeville", the first subdivision in what later became East Lansing [64][65]
Robert L. Carroll B.S. 1959 vertebrate paleontologist, former director of Redpath Museum, McGill University [66]
Gregory Charvat B.S. 2002, M.S. 2003, Ph.D. 2007 led an MIT research team to develop radar that can penetrate walls and display real-time video of the activity on the other side [67]
William James Clench B.S. 1921 former curator of the mollusk collection, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology [68]
Albert John Cook B.S. 1862 zoology, entomology educator; chairman, California State Commission of Horticulture [69]
Lloyd Groff Copeman B.S. 1903 invented first electric stove (precursor to the microwave oven) [70]
Larry Dalton B.S. 1965 chemical researcher; recipient of Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship and NIH Research Career Development Award [71]
Michael J. Donoghue B.A. 1976 vice president, Evelyn Hutchinson Professor Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale; former director of the University's Peabody Museum of Natural History; elected to U.S. National Academy of Sciences in 2005 [72]
Fang Zhouzi Ph.D. 1995 popular scientific writer in China [73]
Charles E. Ferris B.S. 1890 first dean, University of Tennessee engineering school; organized East Tennessee chapter of American Society of Mechanical Engineers [74]
Ulysses P. Hedrick B.S. 1893 botanist, horticulturalist [75]
T. A. Heppenheimer B.S. 1967
M.S. 1968
aeronautics and space scholar, researcher and author; researcher associate fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; has held research fellowships at Caltech and the Max Planck Institute [76]
Perry G. Holden M.S. 1895 first professor of agronomy in the US (1896) [77]
Maurice G. Kains B.S. 1895 botanist and horticulturalist, best-selling author on farm management [78]
James H. Kimball B.S. 1912 meteorologist who pioneered oceanic weather mapping facilitating early transatlantic aviation [79]
Minakata Kumagusu did not graduate naturalist known for study of slime molds in early 20th-century Japan [80]
Verghese Kurien M.S. 1948 father of White Revolution in India; Padma Vibhushan recipient [81]
Eugene Parker B.S. 1948 astrophysicist, developed concept of supersonic solar wind; Bruce Prize, Kyoto Prize winner [82]
Charles E. St. John B.S. 1887 physicist at Mt. Wilson observatory; starred scientist, American Men of Science, 1903–1943 [83]
Gary Starkweather B.S. 1960 invented the laser printer [84]
James W. Toumey B.S. 1889 botanist, co-founder, early dean of Yale School of Forestry; namesake of the cactus genus Toumeya and New Hampshire's Yale-Toumey Forest [85]
Samuel Mills Tracy B.S. 1868, M.S. 1871 botany educator; donator and founder of Tracy Herbarium at Texas A&M [86]
Daniel Wegner B.S. 1970 psychologist, introduced ironic process theory [87]
Truman G. Yuncker B.S. 1915 bacteriologist, botanist; chair of Botany Department, DePauw University; appointed curator of DePauw herbarium, later named the T.G. Yuncker Herbarium [88]

Social science[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Theodore J. Lowi B.A. 1954 political science scholar; author of treatise The End of Liberalism; distinguished professor, Cornell University; voted one of the most influential political thinkers of the modern era by the American Political Science Association [89]
Rollo May transferred scholar, the "father of American existential psychology" [90]
Stephen O. Murray B.A. 1972 scholar of gay anthropology, sociology [91]

Arts and media[edit]

Cinema[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
James Caan did not graduate actor, Las Vegas series, The Godfather, Mickey Blue Eyes [92]
Jim Cash B.A. 1970 Hollywood writer, Top Gun, Legal Eagles, Dick Tracy [93]
Michael Cimino B.A. 1959 Academy Award-winning writer, director; directed, co-wrote The Deer Hunter [94]
Edward S. Feldman B.A. film, television producer [95]
Greg Harrison B.A. 1991 film director of Groove (2000) and November (2004) [96]
Anthony Heald B.A. 1971 actor, The Silence of the Lambs [97]
Walter Hill B.A. 1962 producer, director of Last Man Standing and 48 Hrs. [98]
David Magee B.A. 1984 screenwriter, nominated for 2004 Academy Award for Finding Neverland [99]
Bill Mechanic B.A. 1973 CEO, Pandemonium Films; former CEO, 20th Century Fox; producer of 82nd Academy Awards [100]
Bob Murawski B.A. film editor, winner, 2010 Academy Award for editing The Hurt Locker[101]
Sam Raimi did not graduate director, producer, actor (Spider-Man, Evil Dead series) [102]
Michealene Risley B.A. award-winning writer, director; human rights activist [103]
Tom Sizemore did not graduate actor, Saving Private Ryan [104]
Bernard White B.A. actor, screenwriter and film director [105]

Journalism[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Ray Stannard Baker B.S. 1889 early 20th-century "muckraker" journalist; won 1940 Pulitzer Prize for last two volumes of biography of President Woodrow Wilson [106]
Kelley L. Carter B.A. pop-culture journalist, Emmy Award winner [107]
Dick Cooper B.A. 1969 won 1972 Pulitzer Prize for Attica prison riot coverage [108]
M.L. Elrick B.A. 1990 2009 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting, Detroit Free Press [109]
Ryan Field B.A. 1999 Sports Director, WABC-TV
Martin Finn B.A. 2002 Fox News Channel producer for anchor Shepard Smith [110]
Don Gonyea B.A. 1978 White House correspondent, National Public Radio; won Peabody Award [111]
Chris Hansen B.A. Dateline NBC correspondent [112]
Tanya Hart B.A. Emmy Award-winning commentator, host of "Hollywood Live with Tanya Hart", syndicated on American Urban Radio Networks; owns Tanya Hart Communications, Inc., a multimedia company [113]
Thom Hartmann B.A. broadcaster on Free Speech TV (formerly of Air America Radio), author [114]
Jemele Hill B.A. 1997 ESPN Page 2 columnist; former sports columnist, Orlando Sentinel [115]
Myra MacPherson B.A. 1956 Pulitzer Prize nominee, journalist, author [116][117]
Jim Mitzfeld B.A. 1984 Pulitzer Prize winner, former journalist, federal attorney [118]
James C. Moore B.A. 1974 award-winning writer (including an Emmy, Edward R. Murrow Award, and Dartmouth College National Media Award for Economic Understanding); New York Times bestseller (as co-author) of Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential [119]
Suzanne Sena B.A. Fox News anchor [120]
Robin Sloan B.A.2002 media partnerships at Twitter in San Francisco; former strategist at Current TV, a participatory cable and satellite network; blogs with Tim Carmody (MSU '01) and Matt Thompson at snarkmarket.com [121]
Kristin Clark Taylor B.A.1982 Director, White House Media Relations in President George H.W. Bush; administration; formerly on USA Today start-up team and served on its editorial board [122]
Rhoda Weiss B.A. 1971 APR, Chair and CEO, Public Relations Society of America [123]
Fay Gillis Wells did not graduate first woman to parachute from an aircraft; White House correspondent for Storer Broadcasting Co. [124]

Literature[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Verna Aardema B.A. 1934 award-winning author of children's novels using an African motif [125]
Wilton Barnhardt B.A. 1982 novelist; director of M.F.A. program in Creative Writing, NC State University; former Sports Illustrated reporter [126]
Tom Bissell B.A. 1996 author, journalist [127]
Kelly DiPucchio B.A. 1989 author [128]
Carolyn Forché B.A. 1972 poet, editor, human rights advocate [129]
Richard Ford B.A. 1966 writer of novel Independence Day; first to win both the Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Faulkner Award [130]
R. Barri Flowers B.A.1977, M.S. 1980 author of fiction and nonfiction; inducted into MSU Criminal Justice Wall of Fame in 2006 [131]
Peter Gent B.A.1964 novelist, athlete, wrote novel-turned-film North Dallas Forty [132]
Dan Gerber B.A. 1962 poet, novelist and essayist [133]
Jim Harrison B.A. 1960
M.A. 1966
author, Guggenheim Fellowship recipient; novel, Legends of the Fall, basis for Hollywood film of same name [134]
Helen Hull attended 1905–07 novelist, early feminist, English professor, Wellesley, Columbia [135]
Cynthia Huntington B.A. award-winning poet [136]
Beverly Jenkins B.A. award-winning novelist of mainly African-American historical romance, noted as one of the "100 most popular African American authors" [137]
Geoff Johns B.A. 1995 award-winning comic book author (Sinestro Corps War, Blackest Night), New York Times bestselling author [138]
Josh Kilmer-Purcell B.A. 1991 New York Times bestselling author of memoirs I Am Not Myself These Days and "The Bucolic Plague, novel Candy Everybody Wants, and The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook; starred in television reality series The Fabulous Beekman Boys [139]
Michael P. Kube-McDowell B.A. 1976 award-winning science fiction writer; author of more than 500 nonfiction articles [140]
Tom McGuane B.A., 1962 novelist [141]
Daniel O'Malley B.A. novelist [142]
Janice Radway B.A. 1971 author, literary and cultural studies scholar [143]
Sandra Seaton M.A. 1989 award-winning playwright and librettist [144]
Vernor Vinge B.S. science fiction writer; retired math and computer science professor, San Diego State University [145]
Bob Wood B.A. 1980 author of Dodger Dogs to Fenway Franks and Big Ten Country [146]
Timothy Zahn B.S. 1973 science fiction writer; winner of Hugo Award for novella Cascade Point; author of New York Times best-selling Star Wars novel Heir to the Empire [147]

Music[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Bethany Beardslee B.A. 1948 soprano noted for her performances of contemporary classical music [148]
Dee Dee Bridgewater did not graduate Grammy and Tony Award-winning jazz singer, actress [149]
Henry Butler M.M. 1974 jazz pianist [150]
Dorothy DeLay B.M. 1936 master violin teacher; trained superstars Itzhak Perlman, Cho-Liang Lin, Midori, and Sarah Chang [151]
Clare Fischer B.M. 1951 Grammy Award-winning composer, arranger, and pianist; Latin Jazz motif [152]
Milt Jackson did not graduate jazz vibraphonist; member of the Modern Jazz Quartet [153]
Dave Kirchgessner B.A. singer, Mustard Plug [154]
Angela Lanza B.A. 2006 singer, toured overseas with USO [155]
Jacques Levy Doctorate in psychology 1961 lyricist, librettist and theatrical director whose collaborators included Bob Dylan, Roger McGuinn and Lucy Simon; others who have performed his work include Joe Cocker, Crystal Gayle and Carly Simon [156]
Dika Newlin B.M. 1940 musicologist, composer, pianist [157]
Izler Solomon B.M. conductor, led major Midwest city orchestras; founder, Lansing Symphony Orchestra [158]
Noel Paul Stookey did not graduate "Paul" of 60s folk group Peter, Paul and Mary [159]
Ben Williams B.M. 2007 jazz bassist, winner of the 2009 Thelonius Monk Award [160]
Lazarus medicine (did not graduate) physician, rapper and songwriter [161]

Television and radio[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
John Ahlers B.A. Anaheim Ducks play-by-play announcer [162]
Tom Bodett did not graduate author, satirist, pitchman for Motel 6 [163]
Clark Bunting B.A. 1977, M.A. 1984 president, CEO of The Discovery Channel [164]
Carol Duvall B.A. long-running host of The Carol Duvall Show, HGTV [165]
Chad Everett did not graduate actor, starred in Medical Center [166]
Pat Foley B.A. 1977 TV play-by-play announcer for the Chicago Blackhawks; inductee in the Chicago Sports Hall of Fame [167]
Dan Gheesling B.A. 2005, M.A. 2006 Big Brother 10 winner; Big Brother 14 runner-up
Bob Guiney B.A. 1993 appeared on The Bachelor's fourth season [168]
Chris Hansen B.A. NBC News correspondent [169]
Jon-Erik Hexum B.A. 1980 actor, starred in Voyagers!, Making of a Male Model, and Cover Up [170]
Kay Koplovitz M.A. 1968 founded USA Networks and the Sci-Fi Channel in 1992; women's business advocate [171]
Dennis Lewin B.A. 1965 Senior Vice President of ABC Sports, producing broadcasts for the Olympic Games, Monday Night Football, and Wide World of Sports for 30 years; winner of 13 Emmy Awards; board chairman of Little League Baseball International [172]
Jackie Martling B.S. 1971 stand-up comedian, member of The Howard Stern Show until 2001 [173]
Jon Misch 2010 Survivor: San Juan del Sur contestant
Tyler Oakley B.A. 2011 YouTube video blogger and internet personality [174]
Tim O'Brien B.A. lawyer, professor, award-winning legal correspondent at ABC News and CNN [175]
Michael Olman B.A. 1990 TV/film audio recording specialist, won Emmys for 24 (2) and Dinosaur Planet [176]
Susan Packard B.A. 1979, M.A. 1981 founding CEO of HGTV (1997 Cable TV "Woman of the Year"); president of brand outreach for Scripps Networks New Ventures [177]
James Quello B.A. 1935 retired chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) [178]
Jay Schadler B.A. 1974 ABC News correspondent, Emmy Award winner [179]
Susan Spencer B.A. 1968 CBS News correspondent, Emmy Award winner [180]
Ed Swiderski B.S. 2002 The Bachelorette season 5 contestant and winner [181]
Robert Urich M.A. 1971 actor, Vega$ and Spenser: For Hire [182]
Mike Valenti B.A. 2002 host of the Valenti and Foster show on 97.1 The Ticket, WXYT-FM; [183]

Theatre[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
William David Brohn B.A. 1955 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical arranger for Ragtime; won Drama Desk Award for Miss Saigon orchestration [184]
Michael P. Price B.A. 1969 executive director of Goodspeed Musicals, the major producer of American musical theatre [185]

Visual arts[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Ginger Gilmour special course sculptor [186]
Eric Millikin painter, webcomics artist, Pulitzer winner [187]

Business[edit]

Consumer goods[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Julie Aigner-Clark B.A. 1988 founder of the Baby Einstein company [188]
Michael R. Cannon B.A. president of Global Operations, Dell [189]
James M. Cornelius B.A. 1965, M.B.A. 1967 former CEO, Bristol-Myers Squibb [190]
Dale F. Elliott B.S. 1979 president, American Standard Brands [191]
Kevin M. Farr B.A. 1980 CFO, Mattel Inc. [192]
Drayton McLane, Jr. M.B.A. 1959 owner of Houston Astros; director of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. [193]
Mark A. Murray B.A. president and CEO of Meijer; former president of Grand Valley State University (2001–2006) [194]
Craig Nabat President of Freedom Laser Therapy [195]

Finance[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Thomas H. Bailey B.A. 1961 founder and former CEO, Janus Capital Group [196]
Eli Broad B.B.A. 1954 billionaire industrialist and philanthropist; former CEO of AIG [197]
Randy Cowen B.A. 1974 CIO of Goldman Sachs; founder of The Phyllis Green and Randolph Cowen Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience at NYU [198]
Carl English B.A. 1968 COO, American Electric Power Company, Inc. [199]
Dan Gilbert B.B.A. 1982 chairman and Founder of Quicken Loans; owner, NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers [200]
Jeffrey C. Girard B.A. 1968 board of directors, Winn-Dixie, former vice chairman, Finance and Administration at Shopko Stores, Inc. [201]
Linda A. Goodspeed B.A. 1984 Vice President, chief information officer, Nissan North America [202]
Tom Gores B.S. 1986 global private-equity magnate, billionaire, owner of NBA's Detroit Pistons [203]
Ernest Green B.A. 1962
M.A. 1964
Little Rock Nine member; Assistant Labor Secretary (Carter administration); vice president, manager at Lehman Brothers [204]
Gregory P. Josefowicz B.A. 1974 board of directors, Winn-Dixie; former chairman, CEO, Borders, Inc. [201]
M. Peter McPherson B.A. 1963 chairman, Dow Jones; president of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges; MSU president 1993–2004 [205]
Robert Olstein B.A. 1964, M.B.A. 1966 chairman, founder, CFO, the Olstein Capital Management (Olstein Funds) [206]
William Raduchel B.A. 1966 independent director, advisor, former Harvard professor [207]
Albert B. Ratner B.S. co-chairman of the board, former CEO, Forest City Enterprises [208]
Edward W. Scott B.A., M.A. businessman, philanthropist [209]

Industry[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Jerry Best B.A. 1959 president and CEO, Omni Hotels North America [210]
Paul Waterman B.S. 1987 CEO BP Castrol, CEO Elementis Plc
Montie Brewer B.B.A. former president and CEO, Air Canada [211]
Michael Budman B.A. 1969 co-founder of Roots Canada athletic wear [212]
Rufus T. Bush did not graduate 19th-century oil refining industrialist, yachtsman, New York socialite [213]
Jim Delligatti B.A. 1964 creator of the Big Mac sandwich, owner of over 50 McDonald's restaurants [214]
Molly Fletcher B.A. 1993 sports agent, president of client representation, Career Sports & Entertainment [215]
Mark T. Gaffney B.A.1982, M.A. 1984 president, Michigan State AFL-CIO; director, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago [216]
Richard Golden B.A. 1967 founder, DOC eyeglasses [217]
Don Green B.A. 1969 co-founder of Roots Canada athletic wear [212]
Eric Edward Haber B.A. 1996 Remaining relative (Great Nephew) to Nobel Prize Winner and Albert Einstein's confidant and best friend "Fritz Haber" Haber Institute - Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Mary Kay Henry B.A. 1979 president, Service Employees International Union [218]
James P. Hoffa B.A. 1963 president, International Brotherhood of Teamsters; son of Jimmy Hoffa [219]
Fred J. Kleisner B.A. hotelier, CEO, Morgan's Hotel Group Co.; former CEO, Wyndham International, Inc. [220]
Laura M. Labovich B.A. 1994 author, national job search expert, speaker, CEO [221]
Michael Lamach B.S. 1985 CEO, Ingersoll-Rand Corp. [222]
Russell Mawby B.S., PhD 1959 philanthropist, 25-year CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation [223]
John H. McConnell B.B.A. 1949 founder, chairman-emeritus, Worthington Industries; former majority owner, chairman and governor of the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets [224]
Dawn Riley B.A. 1986 first woman yachting CEO; America's Cup participant; educator [225]
Rick Sirvaitis B.A. 1971, M.A. 1976 president of Storeboard Media LLC. [226]
Robert C. Stempel M.B.A. 1970 former chairman, CEO, General Motors [227]

Politics and government[edit]

Activism[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Emma Genevieve Gillette B.S. 1920 the "Mother of Michigan's State Park system" [228]
Jon Hoadley B.A. 2006 former executive director, National Stonewall Democrats [229]
Susan Jacoby B.A. 1965 journalist; author, Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism; NYC Program Director, Center for Inquiry [230]
Russell Kirk B.A. 1940 National Review magazine co-founder, "father of the modern conservative movement" [231]
Jeffrey Miller transferred Kent State shootings victim [232]
Lou Sheldon B.A. 1957 evangelical conservative activist, founder and chairman of the Traditional Values Coalition [233]
Jim Wallis B.A. 1970 liberal Christian evangelical activist; author, God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It [234]

Diplomacy[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Sami Al-Araji B.S. 1967, PhD 1973 chairman of the Iraq National Investment Commission [235]
Donna Hrinak B.A. 1972 U.S. ambassador to Venezuela [236]
John C. Kornblum B.A. 1964 former ambassador to Germany [237]
Moussa Koussa B.A. 1978 former Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs who defected in 2011 [238]
Peter F. Secchia B.A. 1963 former U.S. Ambassador to Italy [239]

Armed Forces[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Judith Fedder B.S. 1980 Lieutenant General of the United States Air Force [240]
Frances C. Wilson B.S. retired Lieutenant General of United States Marine Corps; former president of National Defense University [241]

Law[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Dennis Archer J.D. 1970 former president of the American Bar Association, the first African American elected to the position; former justice, Michigan Supreme Court; former mayor of Detroit, chairman of Detroit-based law firm Dickinson Wright [242]
W. Scott Bales B.A. 1978 Justice, Arizona Supreme Court [243]
Debra Bowen B.A. 1979 California Secretary of State [244]
William L. Carpenter B.S. 1876 Justice, Michigan Supreme Court [245]
Geoffrey Fieger J.D. 1979 attorney for Jack Kevorkian; 1998 Democratic candidate for Michigan governor [246]
John Warner Fitzgerald B.A. former chief justice, Michigan Supreme Court [247]
John D. Hutson B.A. 1969 President, Franklin Pierce Law Center Rear Admiral (retired), U.S. Navy [248]
Wallace B. Jefferson B.A. 1985 first African American Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Texas [249]
Carlotta Walls LaNier transferred Little Rock Nine member; real estate entrepreneur in Englewood, Colorado [250]
Michael W. McConnell B.A. 1976 former Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit [251]
Allen B. Morse Graduated 1859 Justice, Michigan Supreme Court, 1886–93 [252]
Robert Ressler B.S., M.S. 1972 criminologist, coined the term "serial killer" [253]
Andree Layton Roaf B.S. 1972 first African-American woman on the Arkansas Supreme Court [254]
†Graduate of the Detroit College of Law before its merger with Michigan State

Public office[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Spencer Abraham B.A. 1974 former U.S. Secretary of Energy and U.S. Senator from Michigan [255]
Sandra E. Adams B.A.1978 rear admiral in U.S. Navy [256]
George R. Ariyoshi B.A. 1949 third governor of Hawaii [257]
Adnan Badran M.A. 1961
Ph.D. 1963
former Prime Minister of Jordan [258]
James Blanchard B.A. 1964 former Michigan governor (1983–1991); former Ambassador to Canada (1993–1996; appointed by President Bill Clinton)
Augustus Caine Ph.D. Secretary of Education of Liberia, 1965–1970 [259]
Albert J. Campbell attended 1870s representative, U.S. Congress, Montana 1899–1901 [260]
Linda Chapin B.A. first Chairman of the Orange County Commission in Florida; unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000 [261]
Ted Chudleigh B.S. 1965 member, Legislative Assembly of Ontario, (Canada) [262]
Donald G. Cook B.S. 1969 Commander, Air Education and Training Command, U.S. Air Force [263]
Richard Cordray B.A. 1981 Ohio State Treasurer (2007–2009); Ohio Attorney General (2009–2011); Chief of the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (2011–present) [264]
Nancy Dick B.A. 1951 former Lieutenant Governor, Colorado [265]
Tony Earl B.A. 1958 former Wisconsin governor, (currently on governing board, Common Cause-Wisconsin) [266]
John Engler B.S. 1971 former Michigan governor (1991–2003) [267]
Robert A. Ficano B.A. 1974 Wayne County (Michigan) Executive [268]
Penny Harrington B.A. 1964 former police chief; first woman to head a major US city police force (Portland, Oregon) [269]
Tim Johnson 1970–1971 Democratic Senator of South Dakota (1997–present) [270]
Don A. Jones 1933 graduate rear admiral and civil engineer who served as the seventh Director of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey and second Director of the Environmental Science Services Administration Corps
Mussa Kussa B.A. 1978 former Foreign Minister of Libya, 2009–2011 [271]
Lee Wan-Koo M.S. 1984 Prime Minister of South Korea [272]
Wilson Livingood B.A. 1961 former United States House Sergeant at Arms [273]
Harry Moniba Ph.D. vice president of Liberia, 1984–90 [274]
Frederick H. Mueller B.S. 1914 former United States Secretary of Commerce under President Dwight Eisenhower [275]
Shahzada Jamal Nazir B.A. 1999 former Federal Minister for the ministries of National Health Services, Religious Affairs, National Harmony, National Heritage & Integration, in the government of Pakistan
Peter Rheinstein M.S. 1964 former official of the Food and Drug Administration [276]
Debbie Stabenow B.A. 1972
M.A. 1975
U.S. Senator from Michigan [277]
David A. Stockman B.A. 1968 former Director of Office of Management and Budget under President Ronald Reagan [278]
Marta Suplicy B.A. in Psychology Mayor of São Paulo, 2001–2004; Senator for São Paulo, 2010–present [279]
Bob Traxler B.A. 1953 U.S. Congress, Michigan, 1974–93; Mackinac Island State Park Commission, 1992–present [280]
John P. Walters B.A. 1974 former director, Office of National Drug Control Policy [281]
Fred M. Warner attended in 1880s, did not graduate Governor of Michigan, 1905–1911 [282]

Sports and athletics[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Steve Garvey B.A. 1968 former third baseman, Los Angeles Dodgers [283]
Kirk Gibson B.A. 1979 former manager, Arizona Diamondbacks; former outfielder, Detroit Tigers [284]
Mike Marshall B.S. 1965
M.S. 1967
Ph.D. 1978
former closer for several Major League teams [285]
Mark Mulder B.A. 1998 former pitcher, St. Louis Cardinals [286]
Dale Petroskey B.A. 1978 President, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum [287]
Robin Roberts B.A. 1947 former pitcher, Philadelphia Phillies; Hall of Fame member [288]

Basketball[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Maurice Ager former professional basketball player
Alan Anderson professional basketball player with the Brooklyn Nets [289]
Charlie Bell B.S. 2000 professional basketball player with CB Breogan of the Liga LEB [290]
Shannon Brown professional basketball player with the Miami Heat [291]
Mateen Cleaves B.S. 2000 former professional basketball player [292]
Deyonta Davis professional basketball player
Paul Davis professional basketball player with the BC Khimki of the VTB United League [293]
Draymond Green B.A. 2012 professional basketball player with the Golden State Warriors [294]
Johnny Green former professional basketball player [295]
Gary Harris did not graduate professional basketball player with the Denver Nuggets
Mark Hollis B.S. 1985 former team manager; current athletic director
Earvin "Magic" Johnson did not graduate businessman and former Los Angeles Lakers basketball player [296]
Greg Kelser broadcaster and former Detroit Pistons basketball player [297]
Erazem Lorbek did not graduate professional basketball player with the San Antonio Spurs
Matt Mazza former professional basketball player [298]
Adreian Payne B.S. 2014 professional basketball player with the Atlanta Hawks
Morris Peterson B.S. 2000 former professional basketball player [299]
Zach Randolph did not graduate professional basketball player with the Memphis Grizzlies [300]
Shawn Respert B.S. 1995 former professional basketball player
Jason Richardson did not graduate professional basketball player with the Philadelphia 76ers [301]
Scott Skiles B.S. 1986 former professional basketball player, former coach of the Chicago Bulls [302]
Steve Smith B.S. 1991 former professional basketball player; philanthropist [303]
Eric Snow B.S. 1995 former professional basketball player [304]
Denzel Valentine professional basketball player [305]
Sam Vincent B.S. 1981 former professional basketball player
Kevin Willis B.S. 1984 former professional basketball player [306]

Bodybuilding[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Colette Nelson B.S. IFBB professional bodybuilder [307]

Football[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Flozell Adams B.A. 1998 former offensive tackle, Dallas Cowboys [308]
Herb Adderley B.S. 1961 former cornerback, Green Bay Packers; elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980 [309]
Denicos Allen B.S. 2014 linebacker, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Morten Andersen B.A. 1982 former placekicker, New Orleans Saints; all-time leading scorer in NFL history [310]
Fred Arbanas B.A. 1961 former tight end, Kansas City Chiefs [311]
Edwin Baker B.A. 2013 running back, New Orleans Saints
Tony Banks B.A. 1996 former quarterback, Houston Texans [312]
Le'Veon Bell did not graduate running back, Pittsburgh Steelers
Larry Bethea B.A. 1977 defensive end, Dallas Cowboys
Ed Budde B.S. 1963 former offensive lineman, Kansas City Chiefs [313]
Max Bullough B.A. 2014 linebacker, Houston Texans
Plaxico Burress B.A. 2000 former wide receiver, Pittsburgh Steelers [314]
Garrett Celek B.S. 2011 tight end, San Francisco 49ers
Kirk Cousins B.A. 2011 quarterback, Washington Redskins
B.J. Cunningham B.S. 2012 wide receiver, Chicago Bears
Kellen Davis B.A. 2007 tight end, New York Jets
Joe DeLamielleure B.A. 1973 former guard, Buffalo Bills; elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2003 [315]
Darqueze Dennard B.A. 2014 cornerback, Cincinnati Bengals
Tony Discenzo tackle, Boston Patriots and Buffalo Bills [316]
Kurtis Drummond B.A. 2015 safety, Houston Texans
T.J. Duckett B.A. 2002 former running back, Seattle Seahawks [317]
Billy Joe DuPree B.A. 1972 tight end, Dallas Cowboys
Paul Edinger B.S. 2000 former placekicker, Minnesota Vikings [318]
Dixon Edwards B.A. 1990 linebacker, Dallas Cowboys
Brandon Fields B.A. 2007 punter, Miami Dolphins
Fou Fonoti B.A. 2014 offensive tackle, San Francisco 49ers
Wayne Fontes B.S. 1961 Former coach, Detroit Lions [319]
Bennie Fowler B.A. 2014 wide receiver, Denver Broncos
Dan France B.A. 2014 offensive tackle, Cincinnati Bengals
William Gholston did not graduate defensive end, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Andrew Gleichert B.A. 2015 tight end, Philadelphia Eagles
Joel Heath defensive tackle, Houston Texans
Tyler Hoover B.A. 2014 defensive end, Indianapolis Colts
Brian Hoyer B.A. 2008 quarterback, Houston Texans
Mark Ingram B.S. 1996 former wide receiver, Philadelphia Eagles [320]
Taiwan Jones B.A. 2015 linebacker, New York Jets
Jeremy Langford B.A. 2015 running back, Chicago Bears
Tony Lippett B.A. 2015 wide receiver, Miami Dolphins
Keshawn Martin B.A. 2011 wide receiver, Houston Texans
Derrick Mason B.A. 1997 former wide receiver, Baltimore Ravens [321]
Brandon McKinney B.A. 2006 former defensive tackle, Indianapolis Colts
Jim Miller B.S. 2002 former quarterback, New York Giants [322]
Earl Morrall B.A. 1955 former quarterback, Baltimore Colts [323]
Muhsin Muhammad B.A. 1996 former wide receiver, Carolina Panthers [324]
Keith Mumphery B.A. 2015 wide receiver, Houston Texans
Domata Peko did not graduate defensive tackle, Cincinnati Bengals [325]
Julian Peterson B.A. 2000 former linebacker, Detroit Lions [326]
Javon Ringer B.S. 2009 former running back, Tennessee Titans
Andre Rison B.A. 1989 former wide receiver, Oakland Raiders [327]
Trenton Robinson B.A. 2011 defensive back, Washington Redskins
Charles Rogers B.S. 2003 former wide receiver, Detroit Lions [328]
Marcus Rush B.A. 2015 linebacker, San Francisco 49ers
Mike Sadler B.A. 2015 punter, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
George Saimes B.S. 1963 former safety, Buffalo Bills [329]
Dion Sims B.A. 2013 tight end, Miami Dolphins
Bubba Smith B.A. 1966 former defensive end, Baltimore Colts; actor, Police Academy [330]
Jeff Smoker B.S. 2007 former quarterback, Arizona Rattlers [331]
Drew Stanton B.S. 2007 quarterback, Arizona Cardinals [332]
Kevin Vickerson B.A. 2005 defensive tackle, New York Jets
Trae Waynes did not graduate cornerback, Minnesota Vikings
George Webster B.A. 1966 former linebacker, Houston Oilers [330]
Tyrone Willingham B.A. 1977 former wide receiver; head coach of Stanford, Notre Dame and Washington
Jerel Worthy B.A. 2012 defensive tackle, Kansas City Chiefs

Golf[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Emily Bastel Glaser B.S. 2002 head coach of Florida Gators women's golf team; former LPGA Tour pro golfer [333]

Ice hockey[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Justin Abdelkader winger, Detroit Red Wings
Rod Brind'Amour B.S. 1989 right wing, Carolina Hurricanes [334]
Anson Carter B.S. 1996 right wing, Carolina Hurricanes [335]
Adam Hall B.S. 2002 right wing, Philadelphia Flyers [336]
Duncan Keith defense, Chicago Blackhawks [337]
John-Michael Liles B.S. 2003 defense, Toronto Maple Leafs [338]
Donald McSween B.S. 1987 defense, Buffalo Sabres [339]
Drew Miller did not graduate left wing, Detroit Red Wings [340]
Kelly Miller B.S. 1985 former left wing, Washington Capitals [341]
Kip Miller B.S. 1990 former forward, Washington Capitals; 1990 Hobey Baker Award winner [342]
Ryan Miller B.S. 2002 goaltender, Vancouver Canucks; 2001 Hobey Baker Award winner [343]
Corey Tropp forward, Columbus Blue Jackets [344]

Running[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Michael Wardian 1996 marathoner [345]

Soccer[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Kevin Reiman B.S. 2008 midfielder, Real Salt Lake [346]

Olympians[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Fred Alderman B.S. 1927 winner of gold medal in 4x400-meter relay at the 1928 Summer Olympics [347]
Savatheda Fynes B.S. winner of gold medal in 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the 2000 Summer Olympics [348]
Linda Gustavson B.A. 1972 winner of gold, silver and bronze medals in 4x100-meter freestyle relay, and 400- and 100-meter freestyle events at the 1968 Summer Olympics [349]
Pam Kruse B.A. 1973, M.A. 1975, Ph.D. 1979 winner of silver medal in 800-meter freestyle at the 1968 Summer Olympics [350]
Allan Kwartler B.S. 1948 three-time Olympic saber champion [351]
Howard Patterson B.A. 1950 competitor in 100-meter backstroke at the 1948 Summer Olympics [352]
Clarke Scholes B.A. 1952 winner of gold medal in 100-meter freestyle at the 1952 Summer Olympics [353]
Ken Walsh B.A. 1967 winner of gold medals in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay and 4x100-meter medley relay at the 1968 Summer Olympics [354]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Name Degree/year Comments Reference
Rashad Evans B.S. 2003 professional mixed martial artist; won The Ultimate Fighter 2, former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion [355][356]
Gray Maynard 2003 three-time NCAA All-American wrestler; professional MMA fighter; former UFC Lightweight Champion [357][358]

Faculty and administration[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

Arts and humanities[edit]

Name Tenure Comments Reference
Theophilus C. Abbot 1858–1889 Professor of English Literature, President, State Agricultural College [359]
Wes "Warmdaddy" Anderson present Associate Professor of Jazz studies, Michigan State University [360]
Michael Dease present Associate Professor of Jazz Studies, Michigan State University
John T. Madden 1989–present Director, Michigan State University Spartan Marching Band [361]
H. Owen Reed 1939–1976 composer, conductor, music theorist [362]
A. J. M. Smith 1943–1972 Canadian poet and anthologist [363]
Diane Wakoski retired 2011 Professor of Creative Writing, Michigan State University [364]
Rodney Whitaker present Director of Jazz Studies, Michigan State University [365]

Science[edit]

Name Tenure Comments Reference
Selman Akbulut 1986–present mathematician specializing in real algebraic geometry and 4-dimensional manifolds [366]
James C. Anthony 2003–present psychopathologist [367]
Warren Babcock 1891–1913 Professor of Mathematics; secretary of the faculty, 1898–1913; second mayor of East Lansing [368]
William J. Beal 1871–1910 developed hybrid corn; co-planned "Collegeville", the first subdivision in what later became East Lansing, Michigan [369]
Marc Breedlove 2001–present neuroscientist specializing in steroid hormones and sexual behavior [370]
John C. Holmes 1855–1861 horticulturalist; founder of MSU [371]
Richard Lenski 1991–present microbiologist; conductor of the E. coli long-term evolution experiment [372]
Robert Root-Bernstein 1987–present physiologist, author, MacArthur Fellow [373]
Dennis R. Heldman 1966–1984 food scientist; President-elect, Institute of Food Technologists [374]
Barnett Rosenberg 1961–1997 discoverer of cisplatin [375]
Anatoliy Skorokhod 1993–present probabilist [376]
Horst Stöcker 1982–1985 theoretical physicist [377]
Walter M. Urbain 1965–1975 food scientist [378]

Social science[edit]

Name Tenure Comments Reference
Walter Adams 1947–1992 economist, former president of Michigan State (1969) [379]
Mohammed Ayoob 1990–present professor of international relations and Muslim studies [380]
Kent John Chabotar 1972–1975 political scientist; President, Guilford College [381]
Wesley R. Fishel 1951–1977 political science; head of MSU Vietnam Advisory Group (1955–1958) [382]
Erich Fromm 1957–1961 psychologist and philosopher

Current administration[edit]

Board of Trustees[edit]

Name Term Comments Reference
Lou Anna Simon 2005–present university president, ex officio board member [383]
Joel I. Ferguson (D) 2005–2021 Chairperson [384]
Brian Breslin (R) 2011–2019 Vice Chairperson [385]
Dianne Byrum (D) 2009–2017 [386]
Mitch Lyons (R) 2011–2019 [387]
Brian Mosallam (D) 2013–2021 [388]
Faylene Owen (D) 2007–2015 [389]
George Perles (D) 2007–2015 [390]
Diann Woodard (D) 2009–2017 [391]

Head coaches[edit]

Name Tenure Comments Reference
Mark Hollis 2008–present athletic director [392]
Tom Anastos 2011–present men's ice hockey coach [393]
Mark Dantonio 2006–present men's football [394]
Tom Izzo 1995–present men's basketball [395]
Suzy Merchant 2007–present women's basketball [396]

Former administration[edit]

Former presidents[edit]

Name Administration Comments Reference
Joseph R. Williams 1857–1859 first president of the college; lieutenant governor of Michigan [397]
Lewis R. Fiske 1859–1862 Methodist minister; president of Albion College [398]
Theophilus C. Abbot 1862–1885 professor of English literature; earned an LL.D. from the University of Michigan [359]
Edwin Willits 1885–1889 former principal for the State Normal School; Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for the Cleveland administration [399]
Oscar Clute 1889–1893 [400]
Lewis G. Gorton 1893–1895 [401]
Jonathan L. Snyder 1896–1915 [402]
Frank S. Kedzie 1915–1921 [403]
David Friday 1922–1923 [404]
Kenyon L. Butterfield 1924–1928 [405]
Robert S. Shaw 1928–1941 [406]
John A. Hannah 1941–1969 [407]
Walter Adams 1969–1970 [408]
Clifton Reginald Wharton, Jr. 1970–1978 [409]
Edgar L. Harden 1978–1979 [410]
M. Cecil Mackey 1979–1985 [411]
John A. DiBiaggio 1985–1992 [412]
Gordon Guyer 1992–1993 [413]
M. Peter McPherson 1993–2004 [414]
Lou Anna Simon 2004–present [415]

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