Notable Alumni

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Notable Alumni

Of Denison University
Richard G. Lugar '54

Richard G. Lugar '54

Michael Eisner '64

Michael Eisner '64

Steve Carell '84

Steve Carell '84

Jennifer Garner '94

Jennifer Garner '94

Hal Holbrook '48

Hal Holbrook '48

George Bodenheimer '80

George Bodenheimer '80

Susan Whiting

Susan Whiting '78
  • Richard G. Lugar '54, Former U.S. Senator, 1996 Presidential Candidate
  • Michael Eisner '64, Former Chairman and CEO, Walt Disney Company
  • Steve Carell '84, Actor, The Office, Little Miss Sunshine, Crazy, Stupid, Love.
  • Jennifer Garner '94, Actress, Alias, Juno, 13 Going on 30
  • Hal Holbrook '48, Actor, Mark Twain Tonight, All the President's Men, Lincoln.
  • George Bodenheimer '80, Former President, ESPN and ABC Sports
  • Susan Whiting '78, Former Chair, CEO and President, Nielsen Media Research; Former Vice Chair, The Nielsen Co.
  • William Bowen '55, President Emeritus, Mellon Foundation and Princeton University
  • Bill Giles '56, Chairman and General Partner, Philadelphia Phillies
  • Terry Jones '70, Founder, Travelocity.com and Kayak.com
  • Bobby Rahal '75, Indy 500 winner, Co-owner of Rahal Letterman Racing
  • Tony Hall '64, U.S. Ambassador to United Nations, former U.S. Congressman
  • Woody Hayes '35, Ohio State football coach, College Football Hall of Fame (deceased)
  • Thomas Hoaglin '71, Former Chairman and CEO, Huntington Bank
  • John Faraci Jr. '72, Chairman and CEO, International Paper
  • John Davidson '63, Entertainer, actor and playwright
  • Pam Houston '83, Best-selling author
  • James Anderson '85, Senior Vice President, Turner Broadcasting System
  • Sara Fritz '66, Former Managing Editor, Congressional Quarterly (deceased)
  • Charles Glasser '61, President, John F. Kennedy University
  • John Hammock '66, Former Executive Director, Oxfam America
  • Cem Kozlu '69, Former Representative, Turkish Parliament
  • Jonathan Reynolds '64, Award-winning playwright, screenwriter
  • Gary Simpson '84, Pastor, Concord Baptist Church Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Hal Walker '54, Award-winning journalist, first African-American correspondent for CBS News (deceased)
  • Marc Lautenbach '83, President and CEO, Pitney Bowes Inc.
  • John Beyer '54, Restoration architect, Ellis Island, Grand Central Terminal, U.S. Capitol
  • John Schuck '62, Actor, Annie, Mash, Roots
  • John Chain '56, Former Commanding Officer, Strategic Air Command
  • Molly O'Neill '75, New York Times columnist, best-selling author
  • William Esrey '61, Former CEO and Chairman, Sprint Corporation
  • Sheila Parks Little '72, Research Scientist, Eli Lilly and Company
  • John Robic '86, Assistant Men's Basketball Coach, University of Kentucky, 2012 NCAA Champions
  • Karen Morse '62, President, Western Washington University
  • Jack Meyer '67, Former CEO, Harvard Management Company
  • Charles Henry '69, Chairman of the Board, Amnesty International
  • Brad Blum '76, Former President, The Olive Garden and Burger King
  • George Stibitz '26, Father of Digital Computing, Bell Laboratories (deceased)
  • J. Reid Anderson '38, Inventor and founder, Verbatim Corporation
  • Roe Conn '86, Longtime Chicago radio and TV personality
  • Kenny Meyer '50, Former Head Coach, NFL San Francisco 49ers
  • Bill Clarke '51, Co-Founder, Habitat for Humanity
  • Jim Petro '70, Former Attorney General, State of Ohio
  • Daniel Meyer '94, Resident Conductor, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
  • John Canning Jr. ’66, Co-Founder, Madison Dearborn Partners

Photo Credits: Tom Sorensen (Garner), Sgt. Michael Connors (Carell), National Football Foundation (Bodenheimer), lukeford.net (Holbrook)