28 Jesuit Colleges and Universities in the US
The 28 Jesuit Colleges and Universities in the US are listed here with the date they were established, their website address, comments from their website, and a few of the graduates. Graduates are in every and all fields imaginable. Again, only a few of the graduates have been mentioned.
Loyola Marymount University, 1911, Los Angeles, CA lmu.edu/
“…the university’s Jesuit and Marymount traditions have as one of their hallmarks an abiding concern for the education of the whole person…
“…Loyola Marymount…university places a premium on ecumenical and inter-religious dialogue. All religions are taken seriously, and a genuine welcome is extended to faculty, staff, and students of diverse faith traditions…
- Loyola Marymount University Almni
Barbara Broccoli, producer of the James Bond series of films.
Johnnie Cochran, attorney; (Loyola Law graduate).
Bob Denver, actor who played Gilligan on the TV show Gilligan’s Island.
David Mirkin…executive producer of The Simpsons.
Beverly Mitchell, actress in 7th Heaven.
Robert Shapiro, attorney; (Loyola Law graduate), defended O.J. Simpson.
Daniel L. Travanti, TV star of Hill Street Blues.
Santa Clara University, 1851, Santa Clara, CA scu.edu/
As a Jesuit, Catholic university, we are committed to faith-inspired values and educating leaders…
Campus Ministry: opportunities for students to explore various faith traditions. SCU Christian Fellowship, Hillel (Jewish Student Union), Muslim Student Association.
- Santa Clara University Alumni
Andy Ackerman, TV writer and producer, Seinfeld; Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Max Baer, Jr., television actor, producer.
Jerry Brown, attended 1959, mayor of Oakland, former governor of CA.
Fry, David,1983, John, 1978, Randy, 1980,
co-founders of Fry’s Electronics.
Jorma Kaukonen, guitarist for the band Jefferson Airplane.
Paul Laxalt, former governor and U.S. Senator, Nevada.
Janet Napolitano, 1979, Current Governor of Arizona.
Gavin Newsom, mayor of San Francisco, California.
Peter Oppenheimer, 1987, current CFO of Apple Computer
George Reyes, CFO, Google.
University of San Francisco, 1855, San Francisco, CA usfca.edu/
The core mission of the University is to promote learning in the Jesuit Catholic tradition that views faith and reason as complementary resources…and that
welcomes persons of all faiths or no religious beliefs as fully contributing partners to the University…
- University of San Francisco Alumni
Pierre Salinger, former press secretary for President John F. Kennedy…
Ricardo J. Bordallo, former Governor of Guam.
Gordon Bowker, cofounder of Starbucks.
Alejandro Toledo, 1971, President of Peru.
Loyola University Chicago, 1870, Chicago, IL luc.edu/
We are Chicago’s Jesuit Catholic University—a diverse community seeking God in all things and working to expand knowledge in the service of humanity through learning, justice and faith.
- Loyola University, Chicago Alumni
Brenda C. Barnes, Sara Lee Corporation Chairman, CEO; PepsiCo., COO.
Jay Barnes President of Bethel University, Ed.D. from Loyola U. Chicago.
William M. Daley, United States Secretary of Commerce.
David Ferm, Business Week Publisher.
Richard L. Flanagan, Borders Group CEO.
Norman Geisler, 1970, Christian apologist, co-founder and President
of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Henry Hyde, former US Congressman from Illinois.
John B. Menzer, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Vice Chairman.
Bob Newhart, TV actor and comedian, Loyola University Chicago 1952.
Michael R. Quinlan, McDonald’s Corporation Chairman.
Dan Rostenkowski, former US Congressman.
Edith Sampson, first black US delegate to the United Nations.
Xavier University, 1841, Cincinnati, OH xavier.edu/
Xavier University Alumni
James Bunning, 1953, Kentucky Senator; Hall of Fame in 1996 for his pitching for the Tigers, Dodgers…
John Dreyer, Vice President, Walt Disney Co.
Janet Smith Dickerson, Vice President Princeton University.
Charles Geschke, President, and Co-Founder of Adobe Systems.
Kay Napier, Vice President, Procter and Gamble.
Joseph Viviano, Vice Chairman, Hershey Foods Corporation.
Lloyd Ward, CEO, US Olympic Committee.
John Carroll University, 1886, Cleveland, OH jcu.edu/
The university’s core values include…An environment of inquiry which em-
braces Jesuit Catholic education as a search for truth where faith and reason complement each other in learning…the university welcomes the perspectives and participation in our mission of faculty, staff, students, and alumni, of all faiths and of no faith.
- John Carroll University Alumni
Jack Breen, Former CEO of Sherwin-Williams.
Bob Dickinson, CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines.
Charles Dolan, Founder and CEO of Cablevision.
Timothy Donahue, Executive Chairman of Sprint Nextel.
Carter Ham, Lt. General, US Army, Director of Operations,
Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Donald J. McConnell, Former United States Ambassador to Eritrea.
Dominique Moceanu, (currently enrolled) gymnast,
Gold medal, 1996 Olympics.
Diana Munz, Gold, Bronze medals, swimming, 1996, 2004 Olympics.
James Myers, CEO of PETCO.
Kathleen O’Neil, …Advisor to the Pres. of the Fed. Reserve Bank of NY.
Tom Murphy, Former Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
John Pellegrene, Former EVP Marketing, Target Corporation.
John G. Peters, President, Northern Illinois University.
John Rooney, President and CEO of U.S. Cellular.
Tim Russert, 1968 and 1972, NBC News Senior VP;
moderator “Meet the Press”.
Don Schula, Former head coach of the Miami Dolphins.
Carl Taseff, Professional football player and coach, Baltimore Colts, Buffalo Bills, and Miami Dolphins.
University of Detroit Mercy, 1877, Detroit, Michigan udmercy.edu/
University of Detroit Mercy Alumni
Michael F. Cavanagh, Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court,
1982–present (served as Chief Justice from 1991 to 1995).
Earl Cureton, former NBA player for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Dave DeBusschere, NBA Hall of Famer, Played Basketball for the Detroit Pistons and the New York Knicks, Former Coach of the Detroit Pistons.
Norman Geisler, 1970, Christian apologist, co-founder and President of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Roman S. Gribbs, mayor of Detroit, 1970-1974.
Frank J. Kelley, Attorney General in Michigan history, 1961 to 1998.
Glynn Lunney, NASA flight director.
J.P. McCarthy, former radio host on Detroit station WJR.
George Noory, syndicated radio talk show host (Coast to Coast AM).
James J. O’Sullivan, Pres. & CEO, Mazda N. Amer. Operations.
Marlena Peleo-Lazar, chief creative officer, McDonald’s USA.
Neal Shine, former editor and publisher of the Detroit Free Press.
Georgetown University, 1789, Washington, DC georgetown.edu/
Georgetown University is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university.
Click here for a few Georgetown University Alumni.
Loyola College in Maryland, 1852, Baltimore, MD loyola.edu/
Loyola College, Maryland Alumni
Mark Bowden,B.A. 1973, journalist and author (Black Hawk Down).
Francis B. Burch, 1941, former Attorney General of Maryland.
Tom Clancy, B.A. 1968, author.
Glenn Haas, Controversial Baptist Minister.
Edward Hanway, CEO of Cigna Healthcare.
Jim McKay, Sports announcer, Loyola College in Maryland.
Herbert O’Conor, 51st Governor of Maryland from 1947-1953.
Michael Peroutka, former Constitution Party candidate for President.
Michael Phelps, an American swimmer who holds 8 Olympic medals.
J. Francis Stafford, Vatican Cardinal.
St. Joseph’s University, 1851, Philadelphia, PA campaign.sju.edu/
Saint Joseph’s U…transformation of place, of people, and of experience…There are over 50,000 living alumni of Saint Joseph’s living in all 50 states and 59 countries.
- St. Joseph’s University Alumni
William T. Cahill, US Congressman; Governor of New Jersey.
James E. Dougherty, U.S. Rep. to UN Advisory Board on Disarmament.
Michael J. Hagan, CEO of NutriSystems, Inc.; Forbes magazine 2006 Entrenpreneur of the Year.
Andrew von Eschenbach, 1963, Acting Chair. of Food and Drug Administration (FDA), former Dir. of the National Cancer Institute 1967.
University of Scranton, 1888, Scranton, PA matrix.scranton.edu/newhome2.shtml
University of Scranton Alumni
Patrick J. Boland, U.S. Congressman from PA, Majority Whip.
Lt. Gen. Kevin C. Kiley, M.D., Former Surgeon General of the US Army.
Wheeling Jesuit University, 1954, Wheeling, WV wju.edu/
Wheeling Jesuit University is founded upon the Jesuit tradition of academic excellence and service to others. We educate the whole person…
- Wheeling Jesuit University Alumni
John Beilein, 1975, Head Coach, MI Wolverines men’s basketball team.
Lionel Cartwright, 1982, Country Musician.
Tim Murphy, 1974, U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s 18th District.
Jason H. Wilson, Ohio State Senator.
Regis University, 1877, Denver, CO regis.edu/
…Standing within the Catholic and United States traditions…We seek to provide value-centered undergraduate and graduate education…
Consistent with Judeo-Christian principles…We encourage the continual search for truth, values and a just existence…we examine and attempt to answer the question: “How ought we to live?”
As a consequence of Ignatius Loyola’s…Spiritual Exercises…We further encourage the development of the skills and leadership abilities necessary
for…the improvement and transformation of society.
- Regis University Alumni
Campbell Brown, 1991, Co-anchor of NBC’s Today Weekend.
Bill Murray, TV, movie actor and comedian of Saturday Night Live.
Rockhurst College, 1910, Kansas City, MO rockhurst.edu/
Learning, Leadership and Service in the Jesuit Tradition.
- Rockhurst College Alumni
Mark Lamping, B.A., former President of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team, now CEO of the New Meadowlands Stadium Company.
Walter Ong, S.J., ’33, world-renowned philosopher.
James C. Sbarro, ’99, Pres. of Farmland, division of Smithfield Foods.
Joseph P. Teasdale, former Governor of Missouri.
Denny Thum, ’74, Executive VP and COO of Kansas City Chiefs.
Joseph J. Urusemal, ’76, sixth Pres. of Fed. States of Micronesia.
George Wendt, 1971, TV and movie actor: starred as Norm in Cheers.
St. Louis University, 1818, St. Louis, MO slu.edu/index.xml
…we believe in educating “the whole person”—mind, body, heart and spirit.
The campus ministers of Saint Louis University serve the needs of students, faculty and staff from many faith backgrounds. Working within the tradition of Jesuit, Catholic spirituality, we seek to accompany everyone on her or his own way to God…
Saint Louis University…is dedicated to leadership in the continuing quest for understanding of God’s creation, and for…integration of the values, knowledge and skills required to transform society…As a Catholic, Jesuit university, the pursuit is…guided by the spiritual and intellectual ideals of the Society of Jesus.
- Saint Louis University Alumni
Jack Boehm, Former President and CEO of Valvoline Oil Company.
Enrique Bolanos, 1962 President of Nicaragua.
August Busch IV, President of Anheuser-Busch.
Robert Emmett Hannegan, 1925, U.S. Internal Revenue Commissioner (1943-1945); Chairman, Democratic National Committee 1944-1947;
US Postmaster Gen. for Truman admin., 1945-1947;
Pres. St. Louis Cardinals 1947-1949.
Pat Leahy, Placekicker for the New York Jets from 1974 to 1990…
Ed Macauley, 1949, NBA Hall of Famer.
Walden O’Del, B.S.; M.S., Former CEO and Chairman of Diebold, Inc.
Walter J. Ong, S.J., 1941…cultural, religious historian;
John P. Schlegel, S.J., 1969, 197), Former president of the University of San Francisco and current president of Creighton University, since 2000.
William F. Quinn, First Governor of Hawaii, 1959-1963.
Francis Slay, 1980, Forty-fifth mayor of the City of St. Louis
New England Province
Boston College, 1863, Chestnut Hill, MA bc.edu/
Boston College, home to the world’s largest Jesuit community, is committed to maintaining and strengthening the Jesuit, Catholic mission of the University—especially…to integrating intellectual, personal, ethical, and religious formation…
Campus spiritual activities are open to all…and include Catholic liturgies as well
as religious services in various Protestant, Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist…
- Boston College Alumni
Nikesh Arora, 1995, vice president, Google.
George Barna, founder of The Barna Group, a market research firm.
Krastan Blagoev, PhD 1998, Director of Research, Los Alamos Nat. Lab.
Kara Grady Boudreau, 1989, vice president, Salomon Smith Barney.
Wayne Budd, 1963, executive VP, John Hancock Financial Services.
Dorothy Bush Koch, 1982, d/o George H. W. Bush.
Gary Buseck, 1972, ’74, ’80, Exec. Director, Gay/Lesbian Advocates/Defenders.
Robert Cefalo, 1955, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Joseph Donahue, S.B. 1978, founder, president, Microtech.
Bettina Doulton, 1986, manager, Fidelity Value Fund.
John F. Fitzgerald, 1885, mayor of Boston, grandfather of JFK.
Doug Flutie, NFL and CFL football player, Boston College.
Joseph L. Gormley, 1937, ’39, FBI agent, father modern forensic science.
Jack Griffin, 1982, publisher, Parade magazine.
Patrick Guerriero, MA 1992, executive director, Log Cabin Republicans.
Ken Hackett, 1968, President of Catholic Relief Services.
Mike Holovak, Former General Manager of the Houston Oilers.
Peter Lynch, 1965, mutual fund manager for Fidelity.
John McLaughlin, 1961, exec. producer/host, The McLaughlin Group.
Mark Mulvoy, 1964, former managing editor, Sports Illustrated.
Thomas Mulvoy, 1964, former managing editor, the Boston Globe.
Brian Murphy, religion editor, Associated Press.
Leonard Nimoy, 1952, actor.
Bob Ryan, 1968, sports columnist, the Boston Globe.
Virginia Mitchell Ryan, 1989, vice president, JP Morgan Chase.
Chris O’Donnell, 1994, Actor, Batman Forever, Fried Green Tomatoes…
Herb Scannell, 1979, president, MTV Networks, Nickelodeon Networks.
Philip W. Schiller, BS 1982, vice president of Apple Computer.
Patrick Stokes, 1964, president, Anheuser-Busch.
G. Craig Sullivan, 1964, chairman and CEO, The Clorox Company.
Richard Syron, 1966, currently CEO of Freddie Mac.
Aleksandar Totic, 1988, cofounder and former partner, Netscape.
Lesley Visser, 1975, sports broadcaster, ESPN.
William O. Wheatley, Jr., 1966…executive vice president, NBC News.
Carter Wilkie, 1988, author, former White House speechwriter.
Damien Woody, 1999, NFL Center, New Eng. Patriots, Detroit Lions.
Jerry York, 1967, Men’s Hockey Coach, Boston College.
Paul Zukauskas, 2001; 2000 All-Amer. Guard, Cleve. Browns 2001–4.
Notable Boston College faculty
Radu Florescu, distinguished Romanian historian,
author of successful works on Vlad Dracula.
Thomas O’Connor, Boston historian, best-selling author.
Peter Kreeft, author, noted conservative authority on
Thomas Aquinas, Socrates, and C. S. Lewis.
Vanessa Rumble, president, The Søren Kierkegaard Society…
College of the Holy Cross, 1843, Worcester, MA holycross.edu/
College of the Holy Cross Alumni
Mary G. Berner, 1981, Pres. & CEO, The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.
James E. Burke, 1947, former CEO of Johnson and Johnson.
Bob Casey Sr., 1953, Governor of Pennsylvania from 1987-1995.
Daniel A. Celentano, 1973, Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Financial Restructuring, Bear Stearns.
Jose S. Cojuangco Jr., 1955, former Philippine Congressman.
Barry M. Costello, 1973, Commander, US Third Fleet, US Navy.
Daniel Day, 1978, Managing Editor, The Modesto Bee.
Edward D. DiPrete, 1955, Governor of Rhode Island from 1985-1991.
Christopher A. Doherty, 1980, Mayor of Scranton, PA.
John Durkin, 1959, U.S. Senator for New Hampshire from 1975 to 1980.
Jack Fowler, 1982, Publisher of the National Review.
Peter Jankowski, 1986, Executive Producer, Law and Order.
James W. Keyes, 1977, Chairman and CEO of Blockbuster, Inc.
Timothy Leary, the LSD, pioneering Harvard Professor, who attended Holy Cross before transferring to West Point.
Chris Matthews, 1967, Hardball and The Chris Matthews Show.
E. Thomas Massey, 1990, Dir. of Investment Banking Div., Citigroup.
William J. McCarthy, 1976, Commander…United States Navy.
Bruce E. MacDonald, 1978, Rear Adm., Judge Adv. General, US Navy.
William J. McDonough, 1956, former Pres. of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and current Vice Chairman of Merrill Lynch.
Joe McGinniss, 1964, author, The Selling of the President, Fatal Vision…
Charles E.F. Millard, 1954, Former Chairman of the Board, CEO Coca-Cola Bottling Company of New York
Kevin O’Connor, 1990, host of PBS’s This Old House.
Clarence Thomas, 1971, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Austin J. Tobin 1925, former director of the Port Authority of NY and NJ, from 1942-1972, oversaw the construction of the World Trade Center.
Lazarus Uaandja, 1991, Exec. Dir., Cent. Govern. Agency, Namibia.
Edward Bennett Williams, 1941, attorney, owned Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Redskins.
Robert C. Wright 1965, Chairman of the Board and former CEO, NBC Universal, and Vice Chairman, General Electric.
Fairfield University, 1942, Fairfield, CT fairfield.edu/
Fairfield University, founded by the Society of Jesus, is a coeducational institution of higher learning…As a Catholic university it welcomes those of all beliefs and traditions who share its concerns for scholarship, justice, truth and freedom…
Fairfield University Alumni
Donatella Arpaia, NYC restaurateur; judge on The Next Iron Chef.
Larry Bossidy Jr., ’81, Sr. VP & Gen. Manager, GE Corporate Financial Services; former professional baseball player, Houston Astros.
Jeff Campbell, 1965, former CEO Burger King, ex-Chairman, Pillsbury Restaurant Group.
Ronald F. Carapezzi, ’81, Pres. & CEO, FirstLight Financial Corporation; former Pres., GE Corporate Financial Services.
Anthony P. Crisalli, Jr., Co-Founder, Market Access Group; former Sr. VP, Head of Corporate Banking, National City Corporation.
David H. Chafey, Jr., ’76, President, Banco Popular de Puerto Rico.
Sheila Kearney Davidson, ’83, Chief Legal Officer, NY Life Insurance.
John W. Cummings, Sr. VP & COO, Exec. Com. Mem., Merrill Lynch.
Richard M. Ditizio, Managing Director & Head of The High Net Worth Group, Citigroup Private Bank.
Brian Hull, ’80, V. Chair., Member,
Exec. Client Coverage Group, Merrill Lynch.
Robert C. King, President, North America, The Pepsi Bottling Group.
Christopher McCormick, ’78, President and CEO, L.L.Bean.
Christopher C. Quick, ’79, Vice Chairman of Global Wealth and Investment Management, Bank of America.
Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, National Coordinator, Public and Social Advocacy, American Baptist Churches USA; Editor, The Christian Citizen.
Elisabeth Schwabe, ’74, Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase.
William Weil, ’68, former Managing Director, Wagner Stott Mercator; Partner and Member, New York Stock Exchange.
Patrick J. Waide, Jr., ’59, former Pres. & CEO, Peter F. Drucker Foundation…
New Orleans Province
Loyola University, 1912, New Orleans, LA loyno.edu/
Loyola University New Orleans Alumni
Philip J. Carroll, ’58, former CEO of Shell Oil. In 2003, app. to head the policy planning advisory board of the Iraqi Oil Ministry.
Cassandra McWilliams Chandler, ’84, Assistant Director of Training, FBI.
Dr. Gregory R. Choppin, ’49, discoverer of Element Md 101-Mendelevium, chemistry professor at Florida State University.
Edwin Compass, ’00, ’02, Superintendent, New Orleans Police Depart.
Manuel A. Esquivel, ’62, former Prime Minister of Belize.
Kim Gandy, ’78, Pres. of the Nat. Organization for Women (NOW).
John M. Jones, ’73, Exec. VP and COO, Green Bay Packers.
Ellis Marsalis, 1986, Jazz Pianist; father of musicians Wynton & Branford.
Russell Myerson, ’76, Exec. VP, Warner Brothers TV.
Sean O’Keefe, ’77, Former NASA Administrator; former LSU Chancellor.
Dr. Susan Plaeger, ’71, Leading scientist in the field of HIV/AIDS, Branch Chief, Pathogenesis and Basic Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Division of HIV/AIDS (DAIDS).
Frances T. Scanlan, ’69, member of the senior foreign service, diplomat in residence at Tulane University.
Robert Wilkie, ’88, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, The White House, Washington, D.C.
Spring Hill College, 1830 Mobile, AL shc.edu/
The Jesuit College of the South
Rooted in its Catholic heritage and continuing the 450-year-old Jesuit tradition of educational excellence, Spring Hill College forms students to become responsible leaders in service to others.
Through informed dialogue with the world’s cultures, religions and peoples, we promote solidarity with the entire human family.
- Spring Hill College Alumni
Jim Hendry, 1977, General Manager of the Chicago Cubs.
Alexis Herman, U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1997-2001.
Stephen Mallory, Sec., Navy for Confed. States of America, 1861-1865.
Walter J. Maughn, Sr. Industrial Engineer Exec., United Parcel Service.
New York Province
Canisius College, 1870, Buffalo, NY canisius.edu/
Canisius College takes pride in being a college in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition that seeks to educate the whole person by caring for the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical life of the individual. This tradition promotes Catholic intellectual life, spiritual development, and service to others—the true traits of great leadership.
Cansius College Alumni
Calvin Darden, ’72, Senior Vice President, United Parcel Service.
Thomas J. Lawley, M.D. ’68, Dean, School of Medicine, Emory Univ.
Sir George Mathewson, ’72, Chairman of the Board,
Royal Bank of Scotland.
Denise O’Donnell, former United States Attorney.
Elaine Sciolino, ’70, author, Bureau Chief, Paris, the New York Times.
Michael Smrek, ’85, former professional basketball player, NBA LA Lakers.
Dennis Strigl, Current President and Chairman of Verizon.
Fordham University, 1841, Bronx, NY fordham.edu/
Guided by its Catholic and Jesuit traditions, Fordham fosters the intellectual, moral and religious development of its students and prepares them for leadership in a global society.
As a Jesuit University…Fordham draws its inspiration from the dual heritage of Christian Humanism and Ignatian Spirituality, and consequently sees all disciplines as potential paths to God.
- People who have attended Fordham University
Alan Alda, 1956, Actor, M.A.S.H., hosts Scientific American Frontiers.
William Casey, former United States Director of Central Intelligence.
Mary Higgins Clark, best-selling suspense novelist.
Geraldine Ferraro, 1960, 1984 Vice Presidential Candidate.
General John “Jack” Keane, retired four-star General, former Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
Bob Keeshan, 1956, “Captain Kangaroo.”
G. Gordon Liddy, lawyer, political operative for President Richard Nixon, leader of the White House Plumbers, political pundit and radio show host.
Vince Lombardi, 1937, 9-season Green Bay Coach; 98-30-4 record.
Charles Osgood, journalist and Radio Hall of Fame inductee.
Eugene Shvidler, Russian-American billionaire, international oil tycoon….
Vince Scully, Sports announcer.
Denzel Washington, 1977, two-time Academy Award and two-time Golden Globe Award-winning actor.
Le Moyne College 1946
Syracuse, NY lemoyne.edu/index.asp
Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition…Its emphasis is
on education of the whole person…Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service…to promote a more just society.
LeMoyne College Alumni
Thomas Barrett, Deputy Secretary of Transportation.
Tom DiFalco, Former Editor-in-Chief, Marvel Comics.
Siobhan Fallon, actress, Forrest Gump, Boiler Room, Saturday Night Live, Seinfeld, Men in Black, Holes…
Tom Browning, Former Major League Baseball Pitcher.
Scott Cassidy, Current Major League Baseball Pitcher.
Robert Keegan, Chief Exec. Officer, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.
Barbara McHugh, Director of Marketing, New York Mets.
John Reagan, VP of Business & Legal Affairs, Walt Disney Pictures.
Dr. Joanne Sadowski Ingwall, Prof. of Physiology,
Harvard Medical School.
Thomas Young, Former Mayor of Syracuse.
James Zogby, Founder, Pres. of the Arab American Institute, Wash. D.C.
John Zogby, Pres., CEO, Zogby International; Zogby Poll.
St. Peter’s College, 1872, Jersey City, NJ spc.edu/pages/1.asp
Saint Peter’s College, founded in 1872, is a Jesuit, Catholic, co-educational, liberal arts college…which seeks to develop the whole person in preparation for a lifetime of learning, leadership and service in a diverse and global society.
St. Peter’s University Alumni
Will Durant, Philosopher and author. He and his wife co-authored the
11-volume history known as The Story of Civilization.
Anthony P. Terracciano, Chairman, Sallie Mae.
Joseph Patrick Tumulty, Chief of Staff to President Woodrow Wilson.
Gonzaga University, 1887,Spokane, WA gonzaga.edu/
Gonzaga University Develop Your Total Self
Gonzaga’s educational philosophy is based on the 450-year Ignatian model that aims to educate the whole person—mind, body and spirit—an integration of science and art, faith and reason, action and contemplation…
Gonzaga School of Law law.gonzaga.edu/
… providing an excellent legal education informed by our humanistic, Jesuit and Catholic traditions and values. At Gonzaga School of Law we educate the whole person…
- Gonzaga University Alumni
Bing Crosby, 1924, Singer and actor.
Michael Farris founded the Home School Legal Defense Association
and Patrick Henry College.
Tom Foley, former Speaker of the House.
Christine Gregoire, Washington governor…
Gary Polonsky, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.
Seattle University, 1891, Seattle, WA seattleu.edu/
Seattle University is dedicated to educating the whole person, to professional formation, and to empowering leaders for a just and humane world. We treasure our Jesuit Catholic ethos and the enrichment from many faiths of our university community.
We seek to develop responsible leaders committed to the common good…we identify ourselves as a university that welcomes and promotes free dialogue among persons of diverse religious and intellectual traditions.
- Notable alumni and attendees from Seattle University
Mohamed Ali Alabbar, 1981), Chairman of Emaar Properties; one of the
world’s largest real estate development firms with $25 billion in assets.
Elgin Baylor, NBA Hall of Famer; general manager, Los Angeles Clippers.
Major General (Ret.) Patrick Henry Brady, received Medal of Honor.
Major General Peter W. Chiarelli, 1972, Dir. of Operations, U.S. Army, commander of forces in Iraq.
Carolyn Kelly, President and COO, The Seattle Times.
Frank Murkowski, 1955, Former Governor & US Senator, Alaska.
Jim Whittaker, 1952, First American to summit Mount Everest in 1963.
Will Espero, 1982, Hawaii State Senator.
Creighton University, 1878, Omaha, NE www2.creighton.edu/
Creighton is a Jesuit university, rooted in the Catholic tradition…In the Catholic intellectual tradition, we celebrate our diversity, we learn through dialogue, and
we pursue the truth in all its forms.
- A Few Creighton University Alumni
John D. Barnes, CEO of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Frank A. Barrett, former governor of Wyoming.
Michael P. Boyle, former vice president for finance of Microsoft.
Ernie Chambers, current senator of Nebraska.
William M. Connolly, justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court.
C.C. Criss, founder and former chairman of Mutual of Omaha.
Barbara Cubin, member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Robert E. Davis, justice of the Kansas Supreme Court.
Mike Fahey, mayor of Omaha, Nebraska.
Mimi Feller, former Sr. VP for public affairs of the Gannett Company.
Peter Frenzer, former pres. of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.
Mike Friend, member of the Nebraska Legislature.
Kurt Huneke, former CEO for global asset operations of Enron.
Don Keogh, former CEO and president of Coca-Cola.
John A. Knebel, former secretary of agriculture of the US.
Steve Lathrop, member of the Nebraska Legislature.
John Maginn, former senior executive vice president of Mutual of Omaha.
Floyd Malveaux, exec. director of Merck Childhood Asthma Network.
Francis P. Matthews, former secretary of the U.S. Navy.
John McKay, senior vice president of Getty Images.
Bill McQuillan, former pres., Independent Com. Bankers of Amer.
John Nahas, former president of U.S. Bank of Nebraska.
Ray Redlingshafer, national dir. for securities marketing of Freddie Mac.
Bruce Rohde, CEO and chairman of ConAgra Foods.
Kenneth D. Rice, former CEO and chairman of Enron Broadband Services.
John Dale Ryan, former chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force.
Waichi Sato, president of Nippon Cannon.
V.J. Skutt, former CEO and president of Mutual of Omaha.
Doug Struyk, member of the Iowa House of Representatives.
John Sykora, former sr. portfolio manager of Amer. Century Investments.
Lee Terry, member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Virginia L. Thomas, director exec. branch relations, Heritage Foundation.
Nancy Thompson, current senator of Nebraska.
Donald Waite, executive vice president of Seagate Technology.
Mary Alice Williams, 1971, NBC news anchor and founding anchor at CNN.
John S. Zapp, former director of the American Dental Association.
Marquette University, 1881, Milwaukee, WI marquette.edu/
Today Marquette University continues the tradition of Catholic, Jesuit education by inviting students to grow in mind, heart and spirit. Our goal is to graduate students who are transformed by their education and who will transform the world…”
Students, faculty and staff of every religious tradition are invited to engage in conversations…
- Marquette University Alumni
Many Marquette University graduates are involved in the media and government, especially in Wisconsin.
Kathleen Abernathy, 1982, former FCC Commisioner.
Don Ameche, 1929, “Dapper” actor, in Trading Places…
John Barron, Chicago Sun-Times, executive editor.
Felix Perez Camacho, current governor of Guam.
Joy T. Bennett Kinnon, senior editor, Ebony (magazine).
Edward Brennan, retired chairman of Sears, Roebuck and Company.
Richard A. Burke, co-founder and chairman, Trek Bicycle Corporation.
Steven J. Douglass, retired pres., CEO, Payless Shoesource.
Chris Farley, comedian and Saturday Night Live star.
Patrick Eugene Haggerty, founder of Texas Instruments.
Bob Harlan, president and chief executive officer, Green Bay Packers.
James H. Keyes, Retired President and CEO of Johnson Controls.
Michael Krutz, Vice President of Motorola.
Mel Lawrenz, author, speaker, and senior pastor of Elmbrook Church.
Joseph McCarthy, U.S. Senator, Republican.
Pat O’Brien, Actor.
Bill Rudolphsen, former CFO, now CRO & Sr. VP of Walgreens.
James A. Runde, former vice chairman of Morgan Stanley.
Wayne Sanders, former chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark Corp.
John Solomon, executive editor of the Washington Times.
Mike Van Handel, CFO, Manpower Inc.
Charles M. Williams, Chief Administrative Officer, Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Bank of America.
Graduates of Jesuit schools not in US
René Descartes, Philosopher and Mathematician,
Collège LaFlèche (Anjou) 1612.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Author, Creator of Sherlock Holmes,
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, Director and actor,
St. Ignatius College (London).