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Famous Pikes in Entertainment


Jon Stewart – Anchor of The Daily Show
A New Jersey native and initiate of Pi Kappa Alpha at The College of William & Mary (Gamma ’81), Jon Stewart is considered one of America’s top social and comedic voices. From his anchor chair of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” he “has breathed new life into a show that hadn’t even seemed to need it,” said The New York Times. Since taking over as the anchorman of “The Daily Show” in January 1999, Stewart’s presence has seen higher ratings and awareness for himself and Comedy Central.

Tim McGraw – Country Music Artist
Tim McGraw decided that after his first visit to the Eta Omicron chapter house that he was going to be a Pike. McGraw says the Pikes were the greatest bunch of guys around. He was initiated into Eta Omicron Chapter on January 18, 1986. Two of his chapter brothers are with him today, Robby Cucullu ’89 (VP of his company) and Ricky Hooter ’86 (McGraw’s manager). Even as his albums continue to top the charts, Tim maintains a constant relationship with Pi Kappa Alpha.

Ted Koppel – ABC’s Nightline Anchor and Managing Editor
Ted Koppel (Syracuse, Alpha Chi ’58) is a 37-year veteran of ABCNEWS. He was named anchor of Nightline when the broadcast was introduced in March 1980. Koppel has won every major broadcasting award, including 37 Emmy Awards, six George Foster Peabody Awards, 10 duPont-Columbia Awards, nine Overseas Press Club Awards, two George Polk Awards and two Sigma Delta Chi Awards – the highest honor bestowed for public service by the Society of Professional journalists.

Rick Dees – Radio Personality
As host of Rick Dees Weekly Top Forty, Dees is heard on over 400 stations across the country and 70 countries worldwide. In addition, he is the immensely popular host of the Rick Dees Morning Show on KIIS/Los Angeles, where he has dominated radio since 1982. Rick Dees is the recipient of The People’s Choice Award and has been awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is a 1970 initiate of Pi Kappa Alpha at the University of North Carolina (Tau Chapter). His son is also a Pike initiate (Southern California, Gamma Eta ’98).

Bob Losure – Former Anchor of CNN Headline News
As a national and international keynote speaker, emcee, and on-camera television host, former CNN Headline News anchor Bob Losure is proud to call Las Vegas his home. Bob’s 12 years of anchoring and “live” field reporting for CNN Headline News in Atlanta included on-the-scene coverage of Hurricane Hugo, the San Francisco earthquake, and Manuel Noriega’s capture and return to Miami. As a keynote speaker and emcee, Bob spans America, bringing his audience the humorous behind-the-scenes stories of CNN, and revealing his successful battle with testicular cancer almost 20 years ago. His 2004 appearances included keynote addresses in Salt Lake City; Springfield, Illinois; and San Jose, California. Bob also conducted an hour-long interview with CBS News legend Walter Cronkite at the 2004 Outdoor Advertising Association convention in Phoenix, and for 2005 he questions Illinois Senator Barack Obama and U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on stage at the OAAA convention at the Chicago Hilton. Also in 2005, Bob joined Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman in opening the doors to the city’s newest multi-media and satellite conferencing facility, The White House.

Scott Van Pelt – ESPN Anchor
Scott Van Pelt joined ESPN in Spring 2001 as the network’s lead professional golf reporter. He has since become a SportCenter anchor, primarily hosting the 11 p.m. ET edition while remaining the lead reporter and host of the network’s coverage of golf’s grand slam events. Before his August 2003 move to the 11 p.m. show, Van Pelt was a regular anchor on the weekday 6 p.m. program. Van Pelt began his sports broadcasting career at WTTG-TV (FOX) in Washington, D.C. in 1990. He worked in WTTG sports studio production department contributing content for the station’s The 10:00 News, Sunday Night’s Sports Extra and specials on the Washington Redskins. A native of Brookville, Md., Van Pelt graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in radio/television and film.

Jimmie Baker* – Emmy Award winning director and producer retired from ABC
Brad Booker – Drummer, Stir
Richard L. Evans* – Former Editor & Producer, CPS Tabernacle Choir Program
Kevin Gagnepain – Bassist, Stir
Alex Hawkins – Television Sports Personality
Kenneth T. Ober – Game Show Host
Fess Parker – Actor
William Sanderson – Actor
William F. Shortz – Editor, New York Times Crossword Puzzle; Founder, American Crossword Puzzle Tournament
Robert L. Ward – Senior Vice President and Creative Director, Universal Studios
Morgan Woodward – Actor
* Deceased


Famous Pikes in Sports


Bobby Bowden – Head Football Coach, Florida StateCoach Bowden has been coaching football at Florida State University since 1976 and has led the Seminoles to a National title twice (1993, 99), second place twice (1987, 92), third, four times (1988, 89, 97, 99), fourth, five times (1990, 91, 94, 95, 96) and fifth in 2000. No team in college football history can match the run. Bobby Bowden was initiated into Pi Kappa Alpha’s Alpha Pi Chapter at Samford University in 1949. He served as chapter president in 1954 and has supported Pi Kappa Alpha ever since.

Horace Grant – Professional Basketball Player
Horace Grant (Clemson, Eta Alpha ’91) is best known for his work with the Chicago Bulls organization where he won three NBA championships (1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93). He was also a member of the 2000-01 champion L.A. Lakers team. At the 1991 Pi Kappa Alpha Officers Leadership Academy, Grant addressed an audience and spoke of how the Bull’s formula for success can be used within the Fraternity – “We came together as a team. With a fraternity, we are a team. When everyone has the same focus the sky is the limit,” Grant said.

Steve Prefontaine – World Class Runner, Inductee to National Track & Field Hall of Fame
Steve Prefontaine, an initiate of the Gamma Pi Chapter, held every American record from 2,000 meters to 10,000 meters at the time of his death in 1975. Prefontaine was three-time NCAA cross country champion and four-time NCAA 5,000-meter champion at Oregon. His life story has inspired the movies “Prefontaine” and “Without Limits”. Destined for greatness, Prefontaine’s life came to a sudden end at the age of 24 in a one-car accident. “To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift” – Steve Prefontaine.

Hubert Green – Professional Golfer
A 1965 initiate of Delta Lambda Chapter (Florida State), Hubert Green is a well-known professional golfer. He turned professional in 1970 and has since won 19 PGA victories and 4 Champions Tour victories. Green has been active in golf coarse design, working with Fuzzy Zoeller on the TPC at Southwind, venue for the PGA Tour’s FedEx St. Jude Classic and assisted in designing Greystone GC in Birmingham with Bob Cupp – site of the Bruno’s Memorial Classic.

Todd Hays – 2002 U. S. Olympian
Pi Kappa Alpha alumnus Todd Hays (Tulsa, Gamma Upsilon ’90) drove a United States four-man bobsled into American Olympic history in 2002 when the team won a silver medal, the country’s highest finish ever and first Olympic medal in the sport in 46 years.

Lance Alworth – Pro Football Hall of Fame
Jamie Asher – Professional Football Player, Philadelphia Eagles
Chad Clifton – Offensive Tackle, Green Bay Packers
Trevino Betty – 2000 Canadian Olympian, Sprinter
Pat Bowlen – Owner, Denver Broncos
Wesley E. Fesler* – Former Head Football Coach, Ohio State
Gus Frerotte – Quarterback, Miami Dolphins
Breaux Greer – 2000 U.S. Olympian, Javelin
Bill Guthridge – Retired Head Basketball Coach, University of North Carolina
Fred Hoiberg – Pro Basketball Player, Minnesota Timberwolves
Dan Issel – Head Coach and General Manager of the NBA’s Denver Nuggets; Professional Basketball Hall of Fame
Garth Jax – Former Pro Football, Arizona Cardinals
Travis Knight – Pro Basketball Player, Los Angeles Lakers
Jeff MacMunn – 1996 and 2000 Olympian – USA Disabled Volleyball Team
Bill McCartney – Former Head Football Coach, University of Colorado; Founder and CEO of Promise Keepers
William H. Moos – Athletic Director, University of Oregon
Dick Motta – Former NBA Coach, Dallas Mavericks
George Nissen – Inventor of the trampoline; the Nissen Award is given annually to the top collegiate gymnast
Bob Pruett – Head Football Coach, Marshall University
Howard Schnellenberger – Head Football Coach, Florida Atlantic University
Frank Sinkwich* – Heisman Trophy Winner, University of Georgia
Kevin Stallings – Head Basketball Coach, Vanderbilt University
Gene Stephenson – Head Baseball Coach, Wichita State University
Gino Torretta – Heisman Trophy Winner, University of Miami
Mike Trigg – Head Coach, The Rampage Arena Football Team
Jake Voskuhl – Center, Phoenix Suns
Pappy Waldorf* – Coach, University of California; National Football Hall of Fame
Matt Whiteside – Professional Baseball Player, San Diego Padres
Woody Widenhofer – Head Football Coach, Vanderbilt University
* deceased


Famous Pikes in Business


Jeff Taylor – Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer of Monster.com Taylor founded The Monster Board, an online job-search site, in 1994. Monster.com, the global online career network, was formed in 1999 through the merger of The Monster Board and Online Career Center. In addition to serving as CEO of Monster.com, Taylor is also the chief executive officer of TMP Interactive, a unit of TMP Worldwide, an online recruitment firm and one of the world’s largest recruitment advertising agency networks. Taylor joined TMP Worldwide in 1995, when it acquired his specialized recruitment advertising agency, Adion Inc. Taylor attended the University from 1978-83 before launching his career, and recently completed the requirements for an individualized bachelor’s degree through UWW. His area of concentration is “Human Capital and Marketing in the New Economy.”

S. Truett Cathy – Founder, Owner, Chairman of Chick-fil-A One of the country’s most successful businessmen and civic leaders was a special initiate of the Iota Upsilon Chapter at the 1995 Officer’s Leadership Academy, which took place at the University of Memphis. “It was different the way the Georgia Southern chapter decided to operate that made me proud to be a part of such a highly motivated and spirited group”, Cathy said. Cathy has built a thriving restaurant empire though his business savvy and commitment to his employees. For more than 35 years, Cathy has taught Sunday School class for 13-year old boys at his home church. He has also established a foundation that has provided more than $10 million in scholarships, a camp to help boys and girls build self-esteem, and a foster care program that provides needy children a positive family environment.

Bruce A. Aguilera – Vice President and General Counsel, Bellagio Hotel
Michael T. Ainslie – Former Vice President, Sotheby’s Europe
Dr. Gilbert F. Amelio – Inventor and Entrepreneur
John A. Balch – Former President of Royal Appliance Manufacturing
J. Frank Bell, III – Chairman and CEO, Intellinet
Arthur S. Bowes* – Industrialist
W. Todd Bowling – President, Solutions-II, Inc.
Chester M. Brown* – Former Chairman of the Board, Allied Chemical
Lawrence Owen Brown – Entrepreneur, President and CEO, Owen Brown Enterprises
Nolan Bushnell – Founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza Time Theater
William M. Byrne – Entrepreneur, Author
R. Don Cash – Chairman, President and CEO, Questar Corp.
W. E. Chope* – Former President, Industrial Nucleonics Corp.
Edward N. Cole* – Former President, General Motors Corp.
Dr. Stephen R. Covey – Chairman, Covey Leadership Center
Thomas H. Davis* – Founder, Former President and CEO, Piedmont Airlines
Robert H. Dedman, Jr. – President and CEO, Club Corp. International
William H. Dial* – Founder, Sun Banks of Florida
Jeffrey T. Dunn – COO and Sr. Vice President, Coca-Cola Americas
R. Lamar Durrett – Former CEO, Air Canada
Gordon E. Eubanks, Jr. – President, Oblix
Ike Evans – President and COO, Union Pacific Corp.
Joe T. Ford – Chairman and CEO, ALLTEL Corporation; Vice Chairman, Augusta Natl. Golf Club
W. George Hairston III – CEO, Southern Nuclear
Neal C. Hansen – Chairman and CEO, CSG Systems International, Inc.
Lawrence Hariton – CFO, Universal Studios Home Video
Tom Harken – Chairman and CEO, Tom Harken and Associates
Lewis Hay III – CEO, FPL Group, Inc.
Daniel T. Hendrix – President and CEO, Interface, Inc.
Aaron Hendry – President, Hendry Corporation
R. Craig Hoenshell* – Former Chairman and CEO, Avis, Inc.
James P. Holden – Former President and CEO, Daimler-Chrysler Corporation
J. R. Holland, Jr. – President and CEO, Unity Hunt
Chad O. Holliday – Chairman and President, DuPont
Edward S. Hyman, Jr. – Economist
Hjalma Johnson – Former President, American Bankers Association
Earl D. Johnson* – Former President, General Dynamics Corp.
Gerald Kiser – CEO, La-Z-Boy, Inc.
Ken Lowe – President and CEO, The E. W. Scripps Company
Bill McCartney – Founder and CEO, Promise Keepers
Graham K. McCorkle* – Former President, Illinois Bell Telephone Company
Grant Macfarlane* – Attorney and Philanthropist
Powell B. McHaney* – Former President, General American Life Insurance Company
Stan L. McLelland – Former Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Valero Energy Corporation
John F. McNair III – Chairman, Wachovia Bank
James R. Moffett – Chairman and CEO, Freeport-McMohan Copper & Gold, Inc.
F. Anderson Morse – Senior Vice President, PNC Financial Services Group
E. Sanders Partee – President and CEO, ViewGate Networks
Neal Patterson – Chairman of the Board, CEO and Co-Founder, Cerner Corporation
Edward A. Pease – Sr. Vice President, Government Relations, Rolls-Royce North America, Inc.
Jed Pitcher – CEO, Regence Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Joseph Plumeri – Former Chairman and CEO, Primerica Financial Services
Donald T. Regan* – Chairman, Merrill Lynch (retired) and Former White House Chief of Staff (Reagan administration)
Donald W. Reynolds* – Media Magnate
Rodger O. Riney – Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer
Samuel K. Skinner – President, Commonwealth Edison; Former Secretary of Transportation and Chief of Staff under President George Bush
Jack O. Snyder* – Former President, Sea World, Inc.
John S. Stein – Chairman and CEO, Golden Flake Snack Foods, Inc.
Charles Sullivan – CEO, Interstate Bakeries
Lee Talley* – Former Chairman of the Board, Coca-Cola Co.
Jeff Taylor – Founder and CEO, Monster.com
Ralph Terkowitz – Chief Technology Officer, Washington Post
L. Jack Van Fossen – Former President and CEO, Red Roof Inns
Robert N. Wilson – Vice Chairman of the Board, Johnson & Johnson
Quentin E. Wood – CEO and Chairman of the Board (retired), Quaker State Oil
E. S. Woolard, Jr. – Former Chairman, E. I. Du Pont; Chairman, Telex Communications Corp.
Charles J. Wyly, Jr. – Chairman, Michaels Stores
Samuel E. Wyly – Vice Chairman, Michaels Stores
* deceased


Famous Pikes in Public Service


Pete Sessions – U.S. Congressman [R-TX]
A conservative community leader, United States Congressman Pete Sessions has combined hard work, innovative thinking, free-market solutions and common sense principles and values to build a successful family, business and congressional career. First elected in 1996, Congressman Sessions was re-elected in 1998, and 2000 by the people of Dallas and the Fifth Congressional District to represent them in the United States House of Representatives in Washington, DC. In the 2002 elections, Congressman Sessions was re-elected to a fourth term in the House in the newly created Thirty-Second Congressional District. As a member of the majority party in Congress, and a friend of President Bush and Vice President Cheney, Congressman Sessions has become a national leader on issues of great importance to the people of Texas.

Nicholas Lampson – U.S. Congressman [D-TX]
Beaumont, Texas native Nick Lampson was elected to represent the 9th Congressional District in 1996. The four-term Member of Congress serves on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, where he fights for federal highway construction and repair funds, and the improvement of Houston and Southeast Texas airport facilities. As a member of the Science Committee, Lampson is a strong advocate for the Johnson Space Center and the entire NASA manned space program. Prior to his tenure in Congress, Lampson, who earned his Bachelors Degree in Biology and Masters Degree in Education from Lamar University, served as the Jefferson County property tax assessor for nearly 20 years after he developed and taught a real estate management course at his alma mater.

W. Robert Pearson – Ambassador to Turkey
Ambassador W. Robert Pearson, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, has a broad background in European and security issues as well as wide management experience overseas and in Washington. The Senate confirmed Ambassador Pearson as Ambassador to Turkey on July 9, 2000, and he was sworn in on July 31, 2000. He officially assumed his position in Ankara on September 21, 2000. Ambassador Pearson was Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy to France from July 1997 to July 2000. He served twice at NATO, from 1993 to 1997 as Deputy Permanent Representative to the U.S. Mission during the Balkan crisis and NATO’s enlargement, and from 1987 to 1990 on the international staff as Chair of NATO’s Political Committee. From 1991 to 1993, he was the Executive Secretary of the Department of State. He served as Deputy Executive Secretary of the National Security Council (1985-1987). He served in Beijing, China as a political officer (1981 to 1983), was staff assistant in the East Asia and Pacific Affairs bureau, and began his Foreign Service career with a two-year assignment in Auckland, New Zealand (1976-1978). Ambassador Pearson served in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps from 1969 to 1973, and is a graduate of the University of Virginia Law School in 1968. He is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London.

Jon Kyl – U.S. Senator [R-AZ]
Jon Kyl was elected to the U.S. Senate from Arizona in 1994 and re-elected in 2000, after having served four terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. He has distinguished himself as: a key member of the Senate leadership; a long standing expert on counterterrorism, defense and intelligence issues; an effective voice for Arizona in Washington; a concerned advocate of parental involvement in education and funding that reaches the classroom; a strong promoter of economic growth and opportunity through tax relief, and responsible spending policies; a persistent supporter of tough crime and drug laws, and a defender of the rights of crime victims; and a noted proponent of access to quality health care.

Leslie C. Arends* – Former United States Congressman, Illinois
Dick Armey – Former United States Representative, Texas
Herbert H. Bateman* – Former United States Congressman, Virginia
Marmaduke (Duke) Gresham Bayne* – Vice Admiral, U. S. Navy; Former Commander of U.S. Forces in the Middle East
Tom Bevill – Former United States Representative, Alabama
Brooks E. Blitch, III – Chief Judge, Superior Court of Georgia
Charles A. Bowsher – Former Comptroller General of the United States
Dr. Earl W. Brian, Jr. – Former Secretary, State of California Health and Welfare Agency
Cavendish W. Cannon* – Former Diplomat, U.S. Foreign Service
John R. Carter – United States Representative, Texas
A. B. Chandler* – Former Governor of Kentucky
Earle C. Clements* – Former Governor of Kentucky
Thad Cochran – United States Senator, Mississippi
Bud Cramer – United States Representative, Alabama
Harry S. Dent – Former Special Counsel to the President
Everett M. Dirksen* – Former United States Senator, Illinois
Franklin S. Forsberg* – Former United States Ambassador to Sweden
David Haight* – 1 of 12 Apostles in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; former mayor of Palo Alto, CA
John V. Hendry – Chief Justice, Nebraska Supreme Court
Roy D. Hickman* – Former President, Rotary International
General Courtney Hodges* – Former U.S. Army Chief of Infantry
Leo A. Hoegh* – Former Governor of Iowa
John E. Horne* – Former Chairman, Federal Home Loan Bank Board
Laurence F. Lee* – Former President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Jack Lucas – Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
David F. Maxwell* – Former President, American Bar Association
Dr. John P. McGovern – Doctor
Stan L. McLelland – Former Ambassador to Jamaica
John W. McNair, Jr. – Head Program/Budget Coordinator, Office of the Comptroller, Dept. of the Navy
Clarence W. Meadows* – Former Governor of West Virginia
Alan B. Mollohan – United States Representative, West Virginia
Frank E. Moss* – Former United States Senator, Utah
Edward A. Pease – Former United States Congressman, Indiana
C. Patrick Roberts – United States Senator, Kansas
C. Wesley Roberts* – Former Chairman, Republican National Convention
A. Willis Robertson* – Former United States Senator, Virginia
Karl C. Rove – President George W. Bush, chief political consultant, and chief of staff in charge of policyDr. John C. Ruddock* – Medical Research
John J. Sparkman* – Former United States Senator, Alabama
Luther L. Terry* – Former Surgeon General of the United States
J. Strom Thurmond* – Former United States Senator, South Carolina
Dr. Malcolm C. Todd* – Former President, American Medical Association
Elbert P. Tuttle* – Former General Counsel, U.S. Treasury Department
Most. Rev. Bishop Henry St. George Tucker* – Bishop of the Episcopal Church
James van Hoften – Space Shuttle Astronaut
Milo J. Warner* – Former National Commander, American Legion
Claude R. Wickard* – Former Secretary of Agriculture
General Louis Wilson* (Retired) – Marine Corps Commandant, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Major Carl E. Wuertele – War Ace
* deceased


Famous Pikes in Education


Kenneth T. Jackson – Jacques Barzun Professor of History and the Social Sciences-Columbia University, Editor-in-Chief of The Encyclopedia of New York City
Kenneth T. Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor of History and the Social Sciences, specializes in American social and urban history. He received his B.A. from the University of Memphis in 1961 and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1966. His publications include The Ku Klux Klan in the City, 1915 to 1930 (1967), Cities in American History (1972), Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States (1985), Silent Cities: The Evolution of the American Cemetery, with Camilo Vergara (1990), and, as editor The Encyclopedia of New York City (1995). He is presently working on two books to be entitled Gentlemen’s Agreement: Race, Class, and Differential Development in Newark, White Plains, and Darien, 1840 to 1990 and The Road to Hell: Transportation Policy and the Decline of the United States.

Dr. Samuel H. Smith – President Emeritus, Washington State University
Dr. Samuel H. Smith has enjoyed a distinguished career in higher education, first at the University of California, Berkeley, then at Pennsylvania State University. He served 15 years (July 1, 1985 – June 8, 2000) as president of Washington State University. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Western Governors University, the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, and the Talaris Research Institute. His background includes serving as chair of the Executive Committee of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. He became active in the NCAA when he was elected as the Division I representative to the Presidents Commission. He later was elected chair of that commission and then was elected chair of the Executive Committee, the NCAAs newly formed primary governing body, and served in that capacity until completion of his term.

E. Gordon Gee – Chancellor, Vanderbilt University
One of the most experienced chief executives in higher education, Gordon Gee previously served as president of Brown University, The Ohio State University, the University of Colorado, and West Virginia University. A joint degree recipient in law and education from Columbia University, he completed a federal judicial clerkship, after which he served as an Assistant Dean for the University of Utah College of Law. After holding this position, Gee served as a Judicial Fellow and Senior Staff Assistant for United States Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger. He then became Associate Dean and Professor at J. Reuben Clark Law School of Brigham Young University and next served as Dean at West Virginia University. Active in a number of professional and service organizations, Gee has been a Trustee for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation since 1995. He has carried out research on behalf of the Ford Foundation, the Guy Anderson Foundation, and the American Bar Foundation, among others. He is the co-author of six books, and the author of numerous papers and articles in fields relating to both law and education. The recipient of a number of awards and honors, he was a Mellon Fellow for the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies and a W.K. Kellogg Fellow. In 1994 he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from University of Utah, and in 1994 he received the same award from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Joseph Ajello – Team Chief, Galileo UV Spectrometer Experiment/Jet Propulsion Lab
Dr. Tom Bonner – President, Wayne State University
John A. DiBiaggio – President, Tufts University
Nick Dunagan – Chancellor, University of Tennessee-Martin
Dr. Walter L. Harrison – President, University of Hartford
Dr. James D. Hoskins* – Former President, University of Tennessee
David L. Jorns – Former President, Eastern Illinois University
William Mankin – Senior Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Thomas McGraw – Pulitzer Prize Winner
Allen C. Meadors – Chancellor, University of North Carolina-Pembroke
Wayne L. Morse* – Former Dean, University of Oregon
Dr. William R. Nester – Chancellor Emeritus, University of Nebraska-Kearney
Dr. John Lloyd Newcomb* – Former President, University of Virginia
Dr. J. Michael Ortiz – President, California Polytechnic State University – Pomona
W. Taylor Reveley, Jr.* – Former President, Hampden-Sydney College
Eldridge W. Roark, Jr. – Former National President, Omicron Delta Kappa
Dr. Otis A. Singletary, Jr. – Former President, University of Kentucky
W. Christian Sizemore – Chancellor, William Jewel College
Dr. Andrew A. Sorensen – President, The University of South Carolina
Edwin B. Strong, Jr. – President, Culver-Stockton College
William P. Tolley* – Former President and Chancellor, Syracuse University
Gary Trennepohl – President, Oklahoma State University-Tulsa
Robert F. Vagt – President, Davidson College
Glen Weissenberger – Dean of DePaul University School of Law
William H. Willimon – Dean of Chapel at Duke University and professor of theology; author
* deceased