Notable Alumni

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A Top

  • Ahumada F., Rev. Jose, C.S.C. B.A. History 1978, principal, Saint George’s College (Chile)
  • Aiello, Greg B.A. American Studies 1974, vice president of public relations, National Football League
  • Aiello, Paul F. B.A. Economics 1986, CEO, CA Media
  • Allen, Christopher B.S. Electrical Engineering 1988, chief operating officer, Napster
  • Allen, Richard B.A., M.A. Government & International Studies 1957, 58, national security advisor for President Reagan; president, Richard V. Allen Company
  • Andree, Timothy P. B.A. Economics 1983, president and CEO, Dentsu Holdings USA
  • Andrews, Kathleen M.S. 1962, CEO Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Anson, Robert Sam B.A. English 1967, editor and author
  • Arnot, Dr. Bob B.A. 1970, NBC news medical correspondent
  • Ashley, Rev. Benedict, O.P. Ph.D. 1941, philosopher/theologian
  • Apuron, Archbishop Anthony Sablan, OFM, Cap, DD MA Liturgy 1974, Archbishop, Archdiocese of Agana, Guam

B Top

  • Babbitt, Bruce B.A. Earth Science 1960, former secretary of the interior; former governor of Arizona
  • Baker, Warren J. B.A., M.S. Civil Engineering 1960, 62, retired president, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Balladares, Ernesto Perez B.A. Business, Finance 1967, M.A. Economics 69, former president of Panama
  • Bartell, Rev. Ernest, C.S.C. B.P. Commerce 1953, former president, Stonehill College (Easton, Mass.)
  • Battista, Robert J. B.A. 1961, former chairman, National Labor Relations Board
  • Bauer, B. Patrick 1966, Indiana state representative
  • Beauchamp, Rev. E. William, C.S.C. J.D., M.Div. Theology 1975, 81, president, University of Portland
  • Benson, Michael M.N.A. 2011, president, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Bertoncini, Gene B.Arch. Architecture 1959, classical and jazz guitarist
  • Bettag, Tom B.A. 1966, producer, NBC; former producer of “Nightline”
  • Bevacqua, Peter B.A. English 1993, chief executive officer, PGA of America
  • Beytagh, Francis Jr. B.A. English 1956, former president, Florida Coastal School of Law (Jacksonville)
  • Bill, Tony B.A. English 1962, film producer
  • Blakey, G. Robert B.A. 1957, J.D. 1960, Notre Dame Law School professor emeritus, author of the RICO Act, chief counsel and staff director to the U.S. House select committee on the assassinations of President John Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Blatz, Kathleen B.A. Sociology 1976, former chief justice, Minnesota Supreme Court
  • Blaz, Vincente B.A. Government & International Studies 1951, former U.S. Congressman, Guam and Brigadier General, U.S. Marine Corps (ret.)
  • Bleier, Robert "Rocky" B.A. Business 1968, decorated war veteran; former running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Yang-Bosco, Sara B.A. American Studies 1980, President, Emerson Electric Asia-Pacific
  • Boxx, Shannon B.A. Psychology and African American Studies 1999, Professional Soccer Player and Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Bradtke, Robert B.A. 1971, former U.S. Ambassador to Croatia
  • Brady, Gen. Patrick M.B.A. 1972, U.S. Army (ret.); Chair, Citizens Flag Alliance
  • Brady, James B.A. Economics 1959 M.A. Economics '63, Ph.D. Economics '69, former president, Jacksonville (Fla.) University
  • Brogan, Jimmy B.A. 1970, comedian
  • Brogan, Stephen J.D. 1977, managing partner, Jones Day
  • Browne, Thom B.A. Accountancy 1988, fashion designer
  • Bufalino, Nannette Biology 1978, Chief Legal Officer, Adventist Midwest Health
  • Buley, Catherine David Business Administration 1985, Executive Vice President-Merchandising, Pier 1 Imports
  • Burgee, John B.Arch. Architecture 1956, architect
  • Burish, Thomas G. B.A. Psychology 1972, provost, University of Notre Dame

C Top

  • Cafaro, Debra B.A. Government 1979, chair and chief executive officer, Ventas
  • Campbell, Martha Larzelere M.A. 1973, U.S. ambassador to the Marshall Islands
  • Capobianco III, Faust B.A. Business 1962, founder, Majestic Athletic
  • Capobianco IV, Faust B.A. Government & International Studies 1994, president, Majestic Athletic
  • Caron, John B. B.S. Chemical Engineering 1945, retired president, Caron International
  • Casey, Brian W. B.A. Economics 1985, president, DePauw University
  • Cavanaugh, John M.A. Psychology 1977, Ph.D. Philosophy 1978, former president, University of West Florida
  • Chambers, Rev. Thomas E., C.S.C. B.A. 1956, M.A. Psychology 1962, and Ph.D. Philosophy 1976, former president, Our Lady of Holy Cross College (New Orleans)
  • Charron, Paul B.A. Government & International Studies 1964, retired chair and CEO of Liz Claiborne, Inc.; current non-executive chairman of Campbell's Soup Co.
  • Chema, Thomas 1968, 71, president, Hiram College
  • Wai-Chee Cheng, Christopher B.S. Business Studies 1969, chairman, Wing Tai Corporation Ltd.
  • Wai Kin Cheng, Edgar B.S. Pre-Professional 1966, chairman, World-Wide Investment Company
  • Chirathivat, Kobchai M.A. Government & International Studies 1982, President and CEO, Central Pattana (Central Group)
  • Collins, Michael B.A. English 1987, M.A. English 1991, author
  • Combs, Ann B.A. economics 1978, principal, Vanguard; former assistant U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • Conboy, Katie M.A. English 1985, Ph.D. English 1986, provost, Stonehill College
  • Conboy, Missy B.A. English 1982, senior deputy director of athletics, Notre Dame
  • Conlon, Michael J. 1959, former president, State University of New York - Binghamton
  • Conroy, William 1953, former president, New Mexico State University
  • Conway, Robert 1966, limited partner, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Cooper, J. Gary B.S. Commerce 1958, former U.S. ambassador to Jamaica and Major General, U.S. Marine Corps (ret.)
  • Corr, Marianne Government and International Studies 1978, VP and General Counsel, University of Notre Dame
  • Cotter, Patricia (Pat) J.D. Law 1977, justice, Montana Supreme Court
  • Cox, Nancy B.S. biological sciences 1978, professor of human genetics and section chief of genetic medicine, University of Chicago
  • Coyle, Daniel (Dan) B.A. Pre-Professional Studies 1987, author
  • Cramer, Steven M.N.A. 1985, former president, Bethel College (Ind.)
  • Creagan, James B.A. History 1962, former president, John Cabot University, and former U.S. ambassador to Honduras
  • Criqui, Don B.A. 1962, television and radio sportscaster
  • Crowley, Mike B.A. Business, Accounting 1985, president, Oakland Athletics
  • Curran, James (Jim) B.S. Pre-Professional Studies 1966, AIDS researcher, dean of public health school, Emory University
  • Cusato, Marianne B.Arch. Architecture 1997, Founder, Cusato Cottages, LLC

D Top

  • Dame, Casey B.A. Studio Art 1992, motion picture animator
  • Day, Thomas B.S. Physics 1952, president emeritus of San Diego State University
  • DeBartolo, Eddie Jr. B.A. Business Management 1968, former owner, San Francisco 49ers
  • DeCrane, Al B.A. Economics 1953, retired chief executive officer of Texaco
  • DeCorrevont, Patrice P. B.A. Economics 1984, VP, Morgan Chase & Company
  • Del Vecchio, Melissa Architecture 1994, Partner, Robert A.M. Stern Architects
  • DeMaria, Haley Scott History 1995, Author
  • Demetrio, Mary Kay 1976, Justice, Illinois Court of Appeals
  • Dempsey, John B.A. Government & International Studies 1967, president, Sandhills Community College (Pinehurst, NC)
  • Denvir, Quin 1962, public defender, Sacramento, California (represented Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski)
  • DeSantis, Karen McCartan J.D. 1986, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
  • Diaz, Miguel M.A. Theology 1992, Ph.D. Theology 2000, former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See
  • Dohrmann, George B.A. American Studies 1995, Pulitzer Prize winner (2000) for beat reporting
  • Dolan, Larry B.A. 1954, J.D. Law 1956, owner of the Cleveland Indians
  • Dolan, Paul J.D. Law 1983, president, Cleveland Indians
  • Dominguez, Dorene B.A. Finance 1985, Chairman of the Board, Vanir Group of Companies, Inc.
  • Donahue, Phil B.A. Business, Marketing 1957, former television talk show host
  • Donnelly, Joe B.A. Government & International Studies, J.D. Law 1977, 1981, U.S. Senator, Indiana
  • Dougherty, Charles M.A. Philosophy 1973, Ph.D. Philosophy 1975, president, Duquesne University
  • Dowdle, James B.S. Commerce 1956, retired executive VP, Tribune Media Operations
  • Doyle, Very Rev. Mathias F. Ph.D. Government & International Studies 1968, former president, St. Bonaventure University
  • Driscoll, Susan M. 1980, Executive Vice President General Manager, Professional Education, Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Duffy, Dolly B.A. History 1984, executive director, Notre Dame Alumni Association
  • Dunne, James J. III B.A. economics 1978, senior managing principal, Sandler O’Neill and Partners
  • Dwyre, Bill 1966, columnist and former sports editor, Los Angeles Times
  • Dyer, John R. 1969, deputy commissioner for operations and the Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

E Top

  • Earley, Anthony F. Jr. B.S. Physics 1971, J.D. Law 1979, M.S. Engineering Science 1979, chairman and CEO of DTE Energy Company

F Top

  • Ferguson, Michael B.A. Government & International Studies 1992, former U.S. Congressman, New Jersey
  • Ferguson, Michelle 1980, SVP Finance Excellence and Quality, McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
  • Fernandez, Jose Enrique B.A. Business 1965, retired chairman, president and CEO of Oriental Financial Group
  • Firth, Ann Government and German 1981, Notre Dame Law School 1984, Chief of Staff, Office of the President, University of Notre Dame
  • Fischer, Charles B.S. Mechanical Engineering 1949, chairman, Harbison-Fischer Manufacturing Company
  • Flaherty, James (Jay) III B.B.A. Accountancy 1979, chair and chief executive officer, HCP Inc.
  • Flaherty, Mary H. 1979, Community Volunteer and Philanthropist
  • Foran, Peg 1976, Chief Governance Officer, Prudential Financial
  • Ford, Celeste 1978, Founder and CEO, Stellar Solutions Foundations
  • Ford, Kevin B.S. Aerospace Engineering 1982, astronaut, NASA
  • Ford, W. Douglas B.S. Chemical Engineering 1966, former executive, BP and Amoco
  • Freidheim, Cyrus Jr. B.S. Chemical Engineering 1957, former CEO, Sun-Times Media Group
  • Frey, Barb American Studies 1978, Director of the Human Rights Program, University of Minnesota

G Top

  • Gabert, Glen 1968, president, Hudson County (NJ) Community College
  • Gallo, Stephanie 1968, B.A. government 1994, vice president of marketing, E. & J. Gallo Winery
  • Garagiola, Joe Jr. 1972, senior vice president of standards and on-field operations, Major League Baseball
  • Garvey, John H. 1970, president, The Catholic University of America
  • Garza, Emilio B.A. Government & Internation Studies 1969, M.A. Government & International Studies 1970, Appeals Court judge
  • Gates, James Jr. B.A. Government & International Studies 1981, library director, Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Geddes, F. Michael B.A. Business, Accountancy 1961, chairman and president of Geddes and Company
  • Gentine, Louis P. II B.A. Business, Finance 1997, chair and CEO, Sargento Foods Inc.
  • Glennen, Robert Jr. Ph.D. Education 1962, president emeritus, Emporia State University
  • Glorioso, Christina 1995, MBA 1999, Senior Vice President, Majesco Entertainmenty
  • Glotzbach, Philip A. 1972, president, Skidmore College (NY)
  • Goebel, David 1972, lead director, Jack in the Box Inc.
  • Golic, Mike B.A. Business, Management 1985, co-host, ESPN Radio's “Mike and Mike in the Morning” show; host of “The Lighter Side of Sports”
  • Good, Michael B.S. Aerospace Engineering 1984, M.S. Aerospace Engineering 1986, astronaut/mission specialist, NASA
  • Goodyear, William B.A. Business 1970, chairman and chief executive officer of Navigant Consulting, Inc.
  • Gordon, Thomas 1963, former president, Avila University (Kansas City, MO)
  • Grace, Theresa A. 1982, EVP, CFO, Greeley and Hansen
  • Graves, John W. (Bill) B.S. Pre-Professional Studies 1957, judge on Kentucky Supreme Court
  • Gulyas, Diane 1977, President, DuPont Performance Polymers
  • Gu, Yi Jian 1950, 85, Former General Secretary of the Chinese Academy of Science

H Top

  • Haegel, Nancy B.S. Metallurgical Engineering Studies 1981, professor of physics, Fairfield University
  • Haggar, J.M. (Joe) III B.A. Business 1973, former chair and CEO of Haggar Company
  • Hainline, Dr. Brian B.A. Pre-Professional Studies 1978, NCAA chief medical officer
  • Hank, Bernard Jr. B.S. Commerce1951, former chief executive officer of Montgomery Elevator Company
  • Hanno, Dennis B.B.A. Accountancy 1977, president, Wheaton College (Norton, Mass.)
  • Harmon, Brenda E.M.B.A. 2003, senior vice president, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
  • Harvey, Francis J. II B.S. Metallurgical Engineering 1965, former Secretary of the Army
  • Hasbrook, Annette B.S. Mechanical Engineering 1985, chief, spaceflight training management office, NASA
  • Hawes, Michael B.S. Aerospace Engineering 1978, former NASA deputy associate administrator for the international space station; vice president and Orion program manager, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
  • Hawkins, Tommy 1959, retired vice president of external affairs, Los Angeles Dodgers, retired
  • Helmer, Robert C. B.A. Philosophy 1982, president, Baldwin-Wallace College
  • Hesse, Daniel B.A. Government & International Studies 1975, former president and CEO, Sprint Corporation
  • Hickey, William 1959, 65, president emeritus, Saint Mary's College
  • Hodge, Sandra B.A. Business, Finance 1984, filmmaker
  • Hsu, Douglas Tong B.A. Business 1965, M.A. Economics 1966, chairman of the board and CEO of Far Eastern Group
  • Hunthausen, Archbishop Raymond G. M.S. Chemistry 1953, of Seattle (retired)
  • Hurd, Bill B.S. Electrical Engineering 1969, jazz saxophonist and eye surgeon
  • Hurley, John J.D. Law 1981, president, Canisius College (Buffalo, NY)

I Top

  • Illig, Peter J. 1988 LLM, director, Friends of the Earth - Hong Kong

J Top

  • James, Thomas 1955, former president, Benedictine College (Atchison, Kan.)
  • Jenkins, Rev. John, C.S.C. B.A. Philosophy 1976, M.A. Philosophy 1978, president, University of Notre Dame
  • Jenky, Bishop Daniel, C.S.C. M.A. Theology 1973, of Peoria, Ill.

  • Jordan, John W. II B.A. Business, Finance 1969, founder of The Jordan Company
  • Joseph, Monsignor Milam B.S. Commerce 1959, former president, University of Dallas

K Top

  • Keane, John B.S. Commerce 1952, Korth professor emeritus of strategic management, Notre Dame; former director of U.S. Census Bureau
  • Keeley, Terrence B.A. Philosophy 1981, founder and senior managing principal, Sovereign Trends, LLC
  • Kelly, Mike 1970, U.S. Congressman, Pennsylvania
  • Kelly, Paul J., Jr. B.A. Business 1963, judge, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, New Mexico
  • Kernan, Joseph 1968, former governor of Indiana and former mayor of South Bend
  • King, Peter J.D. Law 1968, U.S. Congressman, New York
  • Kinsella, John 1950, former chairman of Leo Burnett Advertising Agency
  • Knott, Matt Finance 1992, President of Feeding America
  • Kopp, Stephen B.S. Biology 1973, president, Marshall University
  • Kruczek, Thomas B.A. Psychology 1977, MBA 1979, president, Notre Dame College (South Euclid, Ohio)
  • Ku, Anthony Chia-hung M.S. Mechanical 1975, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering 1976, president, National Institute of Technology, Taiwan

L Top

  • Larkin, Thomas Jr. B.A. Economics 1961, president of Trust Company of the West
  • Lechowick, Bernard B.A. English 1969, television producer
  • Lendo, Arthur B.A. Business 1968, former president, Peirce College (Philadelphia)
  • Lewis, Diana B.A. Sociology 1974, J.D. Law 1982, circuit judge, 15th Judicial Circuit, West Palm Beach
  • Liberty, Stanley B.S. Electrical Engineering 1965, M.S. Electrical Engineering 1968, Ph.D. 1971, president, Kettering University (Flint, Mich.)
  • Libowitz, Rabbi Richard B.A. English 1970, second rabbi from Notre Dame
  • Loftus, James B.A. Psychology 1981, M.B.A. 1990 president, Cardinal Stritch University (Milwaukee)
  • Lopez, Barry B.A. 1966, M.A. Education 1968, author
  • Lozano, Ignacio 1947, chairman of the board of La Opinion
  • Lungren, Daniel B.A. English 1968, former U.S. Congressman, California; former attorney general of California

M Top

  • MacKenzie, Sally S. 1976, Author
  • Madigan, Michael B.A. Economics 1964, speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives
  • Malloy, Rev. Edward A., C.S.C. B.A. English 1963, M.A. English 1967, M.A. Theology 1969, professor of theology and president emeritus, University of Notre Dame
  • Manzi, Dr. Sue 1981, Director, Lupus Center of Excellence, West Penn Allegheny Health System
  • Mapother, William B.A. English 1987, actor
  • Martino, Roxanne Business Administration 1977, President and CEO, Aurora Investment Management
  • Martin, David O. B.A. Business 1966, former U.S. Congressman, New York
  • Marxuach, Gilberto B.A. Program of Liberal Studies 1988, president, Sacred Heart University (Puerto Rico)
  • Matthews, Donald B.S. Commerce 1955, consultant in financial credit, educational assessment sectors
  • Maurer, Marc B.A. General Program 1974, president, National Federation of the Blind
  • Mazzoli, Ron B.S. Commerce 1954, former U.S. Congressman, Kentucky
  • McCartan, Patrick B.A 1956, J.D. Law 1959, senior partner of Jones Day law firm
  • McCourtney, Ted B.S. Mechanical Engineering 1960, general partner of Saw Mill Partners
  • McDade, Joseph 1953, former U.S. Congressman, Pennsylvania
  • McGinniss, Brother Michael, F.S.C. M.A. Theology 1978, Ph.D. Theology 1981, president, LaSalle University
  • McGlinn, Terrence B.A. American Studies Program 1962, president and owner, All Star Distributing Co.
  • McGowan, Joseph 1966, 68, president, Bellarmine University (KY)
  • McGurn, William B.A. Philosophy 1980, editorial page editor, New York Post.
  • McHale, John Jr. 1971, executive vice president for operations, Major League Baseball
  • McKenna, Andrew B.S. Commerce 1951, chair, president and CEO of Schwarz (paper company); chair of McDonald's Corp.
  • McLean, Michael Ph.D. Philosophy 1981, president, Thomas Aquinas College (Santa Paula, CA)
  • McMeel, John B.S. Commerce 1957, co-founder and president of Universal Press Syndicate, chair and president of Andrews McMeel Universal
  • McMillan, Lex III Ph.D. English 1986, president, Albright College (Reading, PA)
  • Medland, William 1968, president emeritus, Viterbo University
  • Melvin, Joan B.A. Economics 1978, judge, Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • Mendoza, Thomas F. B.A. Sociology 1973, president, Network Appliance
  • Michaels, Paul B.A. history 1973, president and CEO of Mars Inc.
  • Mitchell, Bill 1971, leader, entrepreneurial and international programs, Poynter Institute
  • Mooney, Carol A. J.D. Law 1977, president, Saint Mary's College (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Montilla, Antonio Miro B. ARch. Architecture 1961, former chancellor, University of Puerto Rico; former School of Architecture Dean, University of Puerto Rico
  • Moyer, Karen 1987, President, Moyer Foundation
  • Moynihan, Brian T. J.D. Law 1984, CEO, Bank of America
  • Muller, Dr. James B.S. Pre-Professional 1965, co-founder of Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (recipient of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize)
  • Murphy, Rev. Laurence T., M.M. 1961, 64, president emeritus, Seton Hall University
  • Murphy, Michael B.A. American Studies Program 1979, Indiana state representative
  • Muzzillo, Vera 1986, CEO, Performa

N Top

  • Naimoli, Vince B.S. Mechanical Engineering 1959, chairman, former owner of the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team
  • Nanni, Louis M. B.A. Program of Liberal Studies 1984, M.A. Peace Studies 1988, vice president, university relations at Notre Dame
  • Napolitano, Andrew J.D. Law 1975, judge; senior judicial analyst, Fox News Channel
  • Nelson, Jim B.A. American Studies Program 1985, editor-in-chief, GQ Magazine
  • Noto, Lucio 1959, retired president and CEO of Mobil Corp.
  • Novak, Amy B.A. History 1993, president of Dakota Wesleyan University
  • Nussbaum, Richard II B.A. 1974, J.D. 1977; partner, Sopko, Nussbaum, Inabnit & Kaczmarek; president, Midwest League

O Top

  • O’Brien, Sheila 1977, Retired Justice, Illinois Court of Appeals
  • O’Hara, Patty 1974, Professor and former Dean, Notre Dame Law School
  • O’Hara, Rev. Thomas, C.S.C. M.A. Theology 1977, president, King's College (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
  • O’Neil, Terry 1971, television producer
  • O’Neill, Joseph III 1967, managing partner, O’Neill Properties Ltd.
  • Odland, Stephen B.A. Business, Marketing 1980, former chairman and CEO, Office Depot
  • Ohlmeyer, Don 1966, television producer
  • Ojdana, Edward Jr. B.S. Aerospace Engineering 1965, president, Experian Consumer Direct and creator of the online credit report
  • Oriard, Michael 1970, author; professor of English, Oregon State University

P Top

  • Page, Alan 1967, judge, Minnesota Supreme Court
  • Pampusch, Dr. Anita M.A. 1970, Ph.D. Philosophy 1972, president, The Bush Foundation; former president, College of St. Catherine
  • Parseghian, Cindy 1977, President, Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation
  • Pasquale, Michael B.A. Business, Accountancy 1969, former executive vice president and chief operating officer, Hershey Foods Corp.
  • Paxson, John B.A. Business, Marketing 1983, general manager, Chicago Bulls
  • Pfaff, William B.A. English 1949, political commentator and syndicated columnist, Paris
  • Phelan, Richard B.Phil. Commerce 1958, former president, Cook County (Ill.) board
  • Philbin, Regis B.A. Sociology 1953, television personality
  • Phillips, John BA government and international studies 1966, ambassador to Italy.
  • Phillips, Ted B.A. Business, Accountancy 1979, president and chief executive officer, Chicago Bears
  • Pierre, Percy A. B.S. Electrical Engineering 1961, M.S. Electrical Engineering 1963, former president, Prairie View A & M University; professor emeritus, Michigan State University
  • Policinski, Christopher John B.A. Business, Finance 1980, President and CEO of Land O'Lakes Inc.
  • Prinster, Ceyl B.A. Theology 1974, president and chief executive officer, Colorado Enterprise Fund
  • Purcell, Philip B.A. Business 1964, former chair and CEO of Morgan Stanley, Dean Witter Co.

R Top

  • Reilly, Kevin P. 1971, former president, University of Wisconsin
  • Rice, Condoleezza M.A. Government & International Studies 1975, former Secretary of State
  • Rice, Diane S. 1980, J.D. 1983, Attorney, Hosie Rice LLP
  • Rice, Donald B.S. Chemical Engineering 1961, president and CEO Urogenesys Inc.; former Secretary of the Air Force
  • Richer, Clare Stack 1980, Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Putnam Investments
  • Riley, Ruth 2001, Professional Basketball Player, Chicago Sky (NCAA Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist)
  • Roemer, Tim M.A. Government & International Studies 1981, Ph.D. Government & International Studies 1985, former U.S. Congressman, Indiana; U.S. ambassador to India
  • Rohr, James E. 1970, CEO, PNC Financial Services Group
  • Rothfus, Keith J.D. 1990, US. Congressman, Pennsylvania
  • Rosenthal, Richard B.S. Commerce 1954, former athletic director, Notre Dame; current Chairman of the Board, LaCrosse Footwear, Inc.
  • Rodriguez, Barbara B.A. English 1986, author; associate professor of English, Tufts University
  • Rossello, Pedro B.S. Chemistry 1966, former governor of Puerto Rico
  • Ruettiger, Daniel E. (Rudy) B.A. Sociology 1976, "Rudy"
  • Ruscheinski, Nancy American Studies 1984, Chief Innovation Officer, Edelman
  • Ryan, Thomas D. B.S. Chemical Engineering 1961, Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (ret.), former director, Submarine Warfare Division

S Top

  • Sampo, Peter V. M.A. Government & International Studies 1960, Ph.D. Government & International Studies 1968, president emeritus, Thomas More College (NH)
  • Sandner, Cheryl 1992, COO, Broker's Risk
  • Sandner, John F. (Jack) J.D. Law 1968, former chairman, Chicago Mercantile Exchange; executive of ETrade Group
  • Scheidler, Joseph B.A. Communication Arts 1950, executive director of Pro-Life Action League
  • Schneider, John B.S. Commerce 1948, private investor and broadcasting consultant
  • Sears, John B.S. Pre-Professional 1961, attorney and Reagan campaign manager
  • Seiler, John “Jack” B.A. business, marketing, 1985, mayor of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Shaver, Judson R. M.A. Theology 1979, Ph.D. Theology 1984, president, Marymount Manhattan College (NYC)
  • Shaw, William B.A. Business 1967, vice-chairman, Marriott International, Inc.
  • Sherin, Keith Sean B.S. Math Concentrate 1981, CFO and vice chairman of General Electric
  • Shields, Carol Lally B.S. Pre-Professional 1979, world renowned ocular oncologist
  • Shields, Mark B.A. Philosophy 1959, political analyst
  • Shoemaker, Laura Jonaus 1985, Executive Vice President, Abbott Laboratories
  • Siegel, Max B.A. Pre-Professional 1986, J.D. Law 1992, CEO, president and chair of USA Track & Field
  • Smith, Terence B.A. Journalism 1960, journalist
  • Smith, Travis B.A. Business, Marketing 1995, CEO, Jo-Ann Stores, Inc.
  • Sopcich, Joseph M. B.A. American Studies 1978, MBA 1981, president, Johnson County Community College, (Overland Park, Kansas)
  • Sorrell, William 1970, Vermont attorney general
  • Sparks, Nicholas B.A. Business, Finance 1988, author of "The Notebook," "Message in a Bottle," and "A Walk to Remember"
  • Spruell, Sedra 1987, MSAE 1989, Engineer II, Space Shuttle Flight Coordinator, United Space Alliance
  • Stanage, Nick M.B.A. 1999, president, Hexcel Corp.
  • Steele, Sister Diane, S.C.L. M.A. Theology 1993, Ph.D. Theology 2001, president, University of Saint Mary, (Leavenworth, Kan.)
  • Storin, Matthew B.A. Sociology 1964, former editor of the Boston Globe; former chief communications executive, University of Notre Dame
  • Storm, Hannah B.A. Government & International Studies 1983, anchor, ESPN SportsCenter
  • Sullivan, Kate B.A. American Studies Program 1998, co-host, CBS News' The Saturday Early Show
  • Sullivan, Sharon 1979, Former Vice President Human Resources - Global Compensation, Eli Lilly
  • Suthers, John B.A. Government & International Studies 1974, Colorado attorney general

T Top

  • Theismann, Joe 1971, NFL analyst
  • Thomas, Judge Robert B.A. Government & International Studies 1974, Chief justice, Illinois Supreme Court
  • Thompson, Anne B.A. American Studies Program 1979, correspondent, NBC Nightly News
  • Thompson, Mary B.A. English 1985, reporter, CNBC
  • Towle, Mike "Monte" B.A. American Studies Program 1978, author, editor, sports reporter
  • Trani, Eugene P. 1961, former president, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Tuder, Irma 1984, Founder, Analytical Services, Inc.
  • Tyson, Rev. David T., C.S.C. B.A. Sociology 1970, M.A. Theology 1974, provincial superior, Indiana Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross

V Top

  • Vázquez, Martha B.A. Government & International Studies 1975, J.D. Law 1979, Chief U.S. District Judge (New Mexico)
  • Velasquez, Arthur B.S. Electrical Engineering 1960, president and CEO of Azteca Foods, Inc.
  • Villano, Glen B.A. business, accountancy, 1977, chief executive officer of Merchants Leasing
  • Visclosky, Peter J.D. Law 1973, U.S. Congressman, Indiana

W Top

  • Waclawik, Bart M.B.A. 2004, chief operating officer, AMD Lasers
  • Walker, James W. M.S. Mathematics 1964, former president, Moorpark College (CA)
  • Walker, John P. B.A. English 1978, producer, Pixar Animation Studio
  • Walton, Anthony B.A. English 1982, author
  • Wainscott, James EMBA 1987, president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board, AK Steel
  • Warner, Rev. Richard V., C.S.C. 1962, superior general, Congregation of Holy Cross
  • Warren, William K., Jr. B.A. Business 1956, chairman, Warren American Oil Co. and William K. Warren Foundation
  • Weber, Ann E. 1982,VP - Discovery & Preclinical Sciences, Merck & Company
  • Weber, Stephen Ph.D. 1969, president emeritus, San Diego State University
  • Welborne, Martha 1975, Executive Director of Countwide Planning, LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Welsh, Robert B.S. Commerce 1956, chairman, Welsh Holdings LLC
  • West, Roderick 1990, executive vice president and chief administrative officer, Entergy New Orleans
  • Wetherbee, James D. B.S. Aerospace Engineering 1974, astronaut, retired
  • Wieschaus, Eric B.S. Biology 1988, chief executive officer, 1995 winner of the Nobel Prize in physiology
  • Williams, Judge Ann J.D. Law 1975, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Willis, Lavetta B.S. Electrical Engineering 1988, chief executive officer, LL International Shoe Co.
  • Woodward, Ken B.A. English 1957, retired senior writer, Newsweek magazine
  • Wycliff, Donald 1969, former public editor, Chicago Tribune

Y Top

  • Yang-Bosco, Sara 1988, CEO, International Shoe Company
  • Jed York B.A. Finance, 2003, chief executive officer, San Francisco 49ers
  • York, John B.S. Pre-Professional 1971, director/owners' representative, San Francisco 49ers; president, DeBartolo Corporation
  • Young, Cynthia Hardy 1990, President, Encompass Insurance
  • Yowell, Kenneth M.A. Education 1972, president, Edison Community College (Piqua, OH)
  • Yusko, Stacey Miller 19862, Philanthropist

Z Top

  • Zagunis, Mariel Student, Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and World Fencing Champion
  • Zakas, Joseph C. J.D. Law 1980, M.B.A. 1980, Indiana state representative