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Notable Alumni University of Virginia

Degrees/Attendance 1971-1980



George F. Allen (CLAS '74, LAW '77)
former U.S. senator from Virginia, former governor of Virginia
Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula (CLAS '43, GSAS '76)
former deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, U.S. Air Force
J. Randy Forbes (LAW '77)
U.S. congressman, Virginia's Fourth District
Julia Gibbons (CLAS '75)
judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
James S. "Jim" Gilmore III (CLAS '71, LAW '77)
former Governor of Virginia, former Chair of the Republican National Committee
John Gleeson (LAW '80)
judge, U.S District Court, Eastern District of New York
Robert L. Hutchings (CLAS '79)
former chair, National Intelligence Council
Robert S. Mueller III (LAW '73)
former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Rebecca W. Rimel (NURS '73)
president, Pew Charitable Trusts
Charles S. Robb (LAW '73)
former U.S. Senator for Virginia, former Governor of Virginia, former Chair of the Iraq Intelligence Commission
Larry J. Sabato (CLAS '74)
director and founder of the Center for Politics, author


Daryl Brewster (CLAS '79)
former president and CEO, Krispy Kreme
C. Thomas Faulders III (CLAS '71)
former chair and CEO, LCC International, Inc., president and CEO of the University Alumni Association.
Paul Tudor Jones (CLAS '76)
founder, Tudor Investment Corp.
Martin Killgallon (DARD '72)
president, Ohio Art Company
Timothy Koogle (SEAS '73)
former president and CEO, Yahoo Inc.
H. Eugene Lockhart Jr. (SEAS '72, DARD '74)
former CEO, Master Card International; former president, Bank of America
Jonathan Mariner (COMM '76)
executive vice president of finance and CFO, Major League Baseball
Peter Quick (SEAS '78)
former president, American Stock Exchange
Steven S. Reinemund (DARD '78)
former chair and CEO, PepsiCo, Inc.
Mark B. Templeton (DARD '78)
CEO, Citrix Systems, Inc.
James W. Thomas (DARD '79)
COO and CFO, MapQuest
David Verklin (CLAS '78)
former CEO, Aegis Media Americas
Roger L. Werner Jr. (DARD '77)
co-chair, Outdoor Channel Holdings
George T. Yates III (CLAS '70, LAW '73)
partner, Coudert Brothers; recipient, French Legion d'Honneur


Mark Johnson (CLAS '71)
film producer, Rain Man, Good Morning, Vietnam, The Notebook
Andrew M. Scheinman (CLAS '70, LAW '73)
film producer, A Few Good Men, When Harry Met Sally, The Princess Bride; television producer, Seinfeld
Tom Shadyac (CLAS '80)
film director/producer, Patch Adams, Liar Liar, The Nutty Professor, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Bruce Almighty
Ann Hould Ward (CLAS '78)
Tony Award winner for costume design, Beauty and the Beast

Supreme Court

Asher D. Grunis (LAW '72)
president, Supreme Court of Israel
Leroy Rountree Hassell (CLAS '77)
former chief justice, Supreme Court of Virginia
John Charles Thomas (CLAS '72, LAW '75)
former justice, Supreme Court of Virginia


Tim Finchem (LAW '73)
commissioner, PGA Tour
Walter "Wally" F. Walker (CLAS '76)
former president and general manager, Seattle SuperSonics; former NBA player, Seattle SuperSonics


Thomas Bachhuber (EDU '73)
president of the board and executive director, The Center for Life Transitions
Rabbi David Ellenson (GSAS '72)
president, Hebrew Union College

Land, Sea, & Space

Michael Leinbach (ARCH '76)
shuttle launch director, NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center
Kathryn Cordell Thornton (GSAS '79)
astronaut, physicist
Peter J. Wisoff (CLAS '80)
astronaut, physicist

News & Media

Wyatt G. Andrews (CLAS '74)
CBS news correspondent
Katherine A. "Katie" Couric (CLAS '79)
television journalist and author; co-host, NBC's Today; anchor, managing editor, CBS Evening News
Tyler Mathisen (CLAS '76)
managing editor, CNBC Business News; host, CNBC's High Net Worth
George P. Rodrigue III (CLAS '78)
vice president and managing editor, The Dallas Morning News; Pulitzer Prize winner
William F. Shortz (LAW '77)
crossword editor, The New York Times; puzzlemaster, NPR's Weekend Edition
Joan M. Stapleton (CLAS '75)
former publisher, New Republic

Arts & Literature

Claudia Emerson (CLAS '79)
poet, Pulitzer Prize winner
Linda A. Fairstein (LAW '72)
Lawton Fitt (DARD '79)
former CEO, Royal Academy of Arts

International/Foreign Affairs

Javier Solana (GSAS '71)
former secretary general, NATO; former secretary general, Council of the EU
E. Ashley Wills (CLAS '71)
former U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives
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