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This is an enumeration of notable people affiliated with Rutgers University, including graduates of the undergraduate and graduate and professional programs at all 3 campuses, former students who did not graduate or receive their degree, presidents of the university, current and former professors, as well as members of the board of trustees and board of governors, and coaches affiliated with the university's athletic program. Also included are characters in works of fiction (books, films, television shows, et cetera.) who have been mentioned or were depicted as having an affiliation with Rutgers, either as a student, alumnus, or member of the faculty.

Some noted alumni and faculty may be also listed in the main Rutgers University article or in some of the affiliated articles. Individuals are sorted by category and alphabetised within each category.

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Presidents of Rutgers University

The following 19 individuals have served as President of Rutgers University from the creation of the office in 1655 to the present.[1] Those enumerated below with their names emboldened graduated from Rutgers.

President Birth Year–Death Year Years as President
1 Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh (1735 – 1790) (1785 – 1790)
2 William Linn (1752 – 1808) (1791 – 1795)
3 Ira Condict (1764 – 1811) (1795 – 1810)
4 John Henry Livingston (1746 – 1825) (1810 – 1825)
5 Philip Milledoler (1775 – 1852) (1825 – 1840)
6 Abraham Bruyn Hasbrouck (1791 – 1879) (1840 – 1850)
7 Theodore Frelinghuysen (1787 – 1862) (1850 – 1862)
8 William Henry Campbell (1808 – 1890) (1862 – 1882)
9 Merrill Edward Clinton (1848 – 1922) (1882 – 1890)
10 Austin Scott (1848 – 1922) (1891 – 1906)
11 William Henry Steele Demarest (1863 – 1956) (1906 – 1924)
12 John Martin Thomas (1869 – 1952) (1925 – 1930)
13 Philip Milledoler Brett (1871 – 1960) (1930 – 1931)
14 Robert Clarkson Clothier (1885 – 1970) (1932 – 1951)
15 Lewis Webster Jones (1899 – 1975) (1951 – 1958)
16 Mason Welch Gross (1911 – 1977) (1959 – 1971)
17 Edward J. Bloustein (1925 – 1989) (1971 – 1989)
18 Francis L. Lawrence (b. 1937) (1990 – 2002)
19 Richard Levis McCormick (b. 1947) (2002 – present)

Notable alumni

Alumni who have served on the faculty of staff of Rutgers University are enumerated below with their names displayed in emboldened text.

Nobel laureates

Arts (performing and visual) and entertainment

Art

Entertainment

Journalism

Music

Athletics

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Soccer

Swimming

Business

Education

Government, Law, or Public Policy

Literature

Medicine

Religion

  • Rev. Matthew Leydt (A.B. 1774) Rutgers first alumnus and Dutch Reformed Minister
  • Rev. Clark V. Poling; Dutch-Reformed Army Chaplain among the "Four Chaplains" on the USAT Dorchester during World War II
  • The Very Reverend Eugene Augustus Hoffman, A. B. 1847, Dean and "Our Most Munificent Benefactor" of The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church (New York City)

Science and Technology

Notable Faculty

Members or former members of the faculty whose names are emboldened were graduated from Rutgers.

Nobel laureates

Arts

Literature

Law School

  • (former) Richard A. Herman, Professor of Law at Albany Law School

Mathematics

Philosophy

Science and engineering

Social Sciences

History

Athletic coaches

Members of the Board of Trustees and Board of Governors

Fictional characters

Notes and references

  1. ^ Leadership on the Banks: Rutgers' Presidents, 1766-2004, biographical essays by Thomas J. Frusciano, University Archivist, published by Rutgers University Libraries. Originally published in The Journal of the Rutgers University Libraries, LIII, No. 1 (June 1991).
  2. ^ a b Autobiography of Milton Friedman at Nobel Prize / Nobel Foundation website, presumably by Milton Friedman, published by the Nobel Foundation (no further authorship information available), accessed 5 January 2007.
  3. ^ Autobiography of Heinrich Rohrer at the Nobel Foundation website, presumably by Heinrich Rohrer. Published by the Nobel Foundation (no further authorship information available), accessed 5 January 2007.
  4. ^ Biography of Selman Waksman at the Nobel Prizes / Nobel Foundation website. Published by the Nobel Foundation (no further authorship information available), accessed 5 January 2007.
  5. ^ "They're Accomplished, They're Famous, and They're MENSANS". Mensa Bulletin (American Mensa) (476): p. 23. July 2004. ISSN 0025-9543. http://www.asiacarrera.com/picture/mensawriteup.jpg. 
  6. ^ ""Why I do Porn Even Though I'm Very Bright and Could have Done Anything I Wanted" by Asia Carrera". http://www.asiacarrera.com/bio2.html. 
  7. ^ http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=990CE0DC1E3CF93BA35753C1A963958260
  8. ^ http://mlb.mlb.com/team/player.jsp?player_id=111244
  9. ^ a b c League Baseball Player Search, published by Major League Baseball (no further authorship information available), accessed 6 January 2007.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NBA/ABA Players who attended Rutgers University". databaseSports.com. http://www.databasebasketball.com/players/bycollege.htm?sch=Rutgers+University. Retrieved 2004-04-05. 
  11. ^ http://jimmyv.org/
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u National Football League Players Search: Players in NFL from Rutgers published by the National Football League Players, Incorporated (PLAYERS, Inc.), marketing subsidiary of the NFL Players Association (no further authorship information available), accessed 6 January 2007.
  13. ^ http://www.collegefootball.org/famersearch.php?id=20047
  14. ^ http://www.scarletknights.com/history/hof-97.asp
  15. ^ http://www.carlyle.com/Team/item5759.html
  16. ^ Philip M. Brett, Acting President, 1930-1931, biographical essay at Leadership on the Banks: Rutgers Presidents, 1766-2004, written by Thomas J. Frusciano, University Archivist and Published by Rutgers University Libraries. These essays originally appeared in Journal of the Rutgers University Libraries, LIII, No. 1 (June 1991). Accessed 5 January 2007.
  17. ^ Carol T. Christ named 10th president of Smith College (Press Release, 30 July 2001). Published by Smith College Office of College Relations, accessed 6 January 2007.
  18. ^ William Henry Steele Demarest, 1906-1924, biographical essay at Leadership on the Banks: Rutgers Presidents, 1766-2004, written by Thomas J. Frusciano, University Archivist and Published by Rutgers University Libraries. These essays originally appeared in Journal of the Rutgers University Libraries, LIII, No. 1 (June 1991). Accessed 5 January 2007.
  19. ^ Biography of Chancellor William E. Kirwan, published by the University System of Maryland (no further authorship information available), accessed 6 January 2007.
  20. ^ Birkner, Michael J. McCormick of Rutgers: Scholar, Teacher, Public Historian (Greenwood Press, 2001), passim. ISBN 0-313-30356-8
  21. ^ Richard P. McCormick Papers, 1929-2006 in Special Collections and University Archives, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers University. Page Published by Rutgers University Libraries, accessed 5 January 2007
  22. ^ View from the Inside (Article and Interview of Richard P. McCormick) by Thomas Frusciano, University Archivist, in Rutgers Magazine (Winter 2006), published by Rutgers University, accessed 5 January 2007
  23. ^ Richard P. McCormick, Beloved Rutgers Professor and University Historian, Dies Obituary/Press Release from January 2006 from Perspectives, published by the American Historical Association. Release submitted by Greg Trevor, Rutgers University, accessed 5 January 2007.
  24. ^ McWhorter, John H. "The Campus Diversity Fraud" from City Journal Vol. 12, No. 1. (Winter 2002), 74-81, citation on page 75, (Published by the Manhattan Institute). This can be found online at: http://www.indiana.edu/~llc/Current_Students/q199/diversityfraud.pdf, accessed 6 January 2007.
  25. ^ "Introduction" to Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies (January 1971), 38:v. (Published on the Cornell University website), accessed 6 January 2007.
  26. ^ Nicholas, Roy Franklin. A Historian's Progress (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968). NO ISBN
  27. ^ Biography of Selman Waksman at Nobel Prize / Nobel Foundation website. Published by the Nobel Foundation (no further authorship information available), accessed 5 January 2007.
  28. ^ Biographical Note to the Carl R. Woodward Papers, published by Special Collections, University Archives, University of Rhode Island (no further authorship information available), accessed 6 January 2007.
  29. ^ Stewart Hoffman Appleby, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed August 30, 2007.
  30. ^ a b c d e f g h i Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-present (Online edition of the Biographical Directory). Published by the United States Congress (no further authorship information available), accessed 5 January 2007.
  31. ^ James John Howard, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed August 30, 2007.
  32. ^ INTERVIEW WITH JACK H. JACOBS, Rutgers University, November 20, 2000. Accessed July 11, 2008. "JJ: ... Anyway, we moved to New Jersey in the mid-'50s, and my parents still live in the same house in Woodbridge. I went to Woodbridge High School, and then, from there, I went to Rutgers."
  33. ^ Urgo, Jacqueline L. "Joseph Lazarow, 84, dies; helped bring casinos to A.C.", The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 5, 2008. Accessed January 5, 2008.
  34. ^ Matthew John Rinaldo, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed September 5, 2007.
  35. ^ David Samson, New Jersey Attorney General capsule bio. Accessed December 17, 2007.
  36. ^ Jacob Reynier Wortendyke, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed September 24, 2007.
  37. ^ http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batodonoides
  38. ^ http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/~alroy/nam/trivia.html
  39. ^ Autobiography of Heinrich Rohrer at the Nobel Foundation website, presumably by Heinrich Rohrer. Published by the Nobel Foundation (no further authorship information available), accessed 5 January 2007.
  40. ^ Biography of Selman Waksman at the Nobel Prizes / Nobel Foundation website. Published by the Nobel Foundation (no further authorship information available), accessed 5 January 2007.
  41. ^ A Bachelor of Arts diploma from Rutgers College can be seen hanging on the wall in the character's office.

Books and printed materials

Online resources








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