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List of Purdue University people

Here follows a list of notable alumni and faculty of Purdue University.


  • Notable alumni 1
    • Academia 1.1
      • College chancellors, presidents and vice-presidents 1.1.1
      • Deans 1.1.2
      • Professors 1.1.3
    • Science and technology 1.2
      • Astronauts and aviators 1.2.1
      • Engineers 1.2.2
      • Researchers 1.2.3
    • Arts and entertainment 1.3
    • Business and industry 1.4
    • Government and law 1.5
      • National office 1.5.1
      • Military 1.5.2
      • Sub-national office 1.5.3
      • Local office 1.5.4
      • Other political and legal figures 1.5.5
    • Sports 1.6
      • Baseball 1.6.1
      • Basketball 1.6.2
      • Football 1.6.3
      • Other sports 1.6.4
    • Other alumni 1.7
  • Notable faculty 2
    • Agriculture 2.1
    • Engineering and technology 2.2
    • Humanities and social sciences 2.3
    • Management and economics 2.4
    • Pharmacy, health and human sciences 2.5
    • Science and mathematics 2.6
    • Other 2.7
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Notable alumni


College chancellors, presidents and vice-presidents



  • Nolan B. Aughenbaugh – Antarctic explorer and Professor Emeritus of Geological Engineering at the University of Mississippi
  • James R. Barker – professor of Organizational Theory and Strategy, Waikato University
  • Michael Baye – Bert Elwert Professor of Business Economics, Indiana University
  • L. W. Beineke – professor of graph theory at Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • Ronald A. Bosco – expert on Ralph Waldo Emerson, Puritan homiletics and poetics
  • Ronald Breaker - Henry Ford II Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at Yale University
  • Monty Buell – chair of the Department of History and Philosophy at Walla Walla University
  • George Casella – statistician at Rutgers University, Cornell University, and the University of Florida
  • James Samuel Coleman – author of the Coleman Report on the sociology of education
  • Carl W. Condit – architectural historian, Northwestern University
  • Clarence Cory - the first Professor in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at UC Berkeley; received BME degree from Purdue University in 1889 at the age of 16 and a Doctor of Engineering degree from Purdue University in 1914.
  • Bruce E. Dale – Professor of Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University
  • Kenneth E. deGraffenreid – Professor of Intelligence Studies, Institute of World Politics
  • Victor Denenberg – developmental psychobiologist
  • Ralph Faudree – mathematician, combinatorialist, provost at University of Memphis
  • James Fieser – professor of philosophy at the University of Tennessee at Martin
  • Allan Friedman – Guy L. Odom Professor of Neurological Surgery at Duke University Medical Center
  • Leslie Glasgow - biologist and conservationist at Louisiana State University; assistant Secretary of the Interior from 1969 to 19790

Science and technology

Astronauts and aviators



Arts and entertainment

Business and industry

Government and law

National office


Sub-national office

Local office

Other political and legal figures





Other sports

Other alumni

Notable faculty


Engineering and technology

Humanities and social sciences

Management and economics

Pharmacy, health and human sciences

Science and mathematics


See also


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