This list of the University of Notre Dame alumni, includes graduates, non-graduate former students, and current students of Notre Dame and its graduate and professional schools. Since the university's founding in 1842, there have been 162 commencement exercises at the university. Although only two degrees were awarded to the first class in 1849, today the living alumni, known collectively as the "Fighting Irish", number near 120,000.(This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.)

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  • This list of the University of Notre Dame alumni, includes graduates, non-graduate former students, and current students of Notre Dame and its graduate and professional schools. Since the university's founding in 1842, there have been 162 commencement exercises at the university. Although only two degrees were awarded to the first class in 1849, today the living alumni, known collectively as the "Fighting Irish", number near 120,000.(This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.) (en)
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  • Children's author
  • Playwright
  • Poet
  • NASA astronaut
  • Television personality
  • Anchor
  • Fashion designer
  • Sculptor
  • Presiding Judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals
  • Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Religious scholar
  • Mobster
  • Award-winning architect and author on architecture and design
  • Football coach for Cal State Fullerton Titans, USC Trojans, Denver Broncos, Houston Oilers, Los Angeles Rams, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers, and Portland Storm
  • Talk show host and creator of The Phil Donahue Show
  • Gothic novelist best known for work in the horror and mystery genre
  • Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court; member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • United States Attorney for the Western District of New York
  • Professor of political science at the University of Calgary and former campaign director of Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper
  • Vice-president of DuPont and named one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business by Fortune
  • Football coach for the University of Florida, Notre Dame, Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots, New York Jets, and New York Giants
  • Naval rear admiral commander of the joint Navy and Marine Corps Expeditionary Strike Group Three
  • Former mayor of Pittsburgh and deputy United States Attorney General
  • Football coach for New Mexico A&M, Dayton, Minnesota, Catholic University of America, and the Washington Redskins
  • Former professor of digital technology, information theorist, and cryptographer
  • Former House Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates
  • Radio voice actor and announcer, best known for his role on A Prairie Home Companion
  • stand-up comedian, writer and actor. Writer on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno for 9 years.
  • Political columnist and commentator for CNN and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
  • Claims to have played football at Notre Dame in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket
  • Author and Pulitzer Prize winner for the novel The Last Hurrah
  • Professor of physics at Stonehill College, author, and naturalist
  • Award winning writer-director-producer for Glory Visionworks, Inc.
  • Television producer and former president of NBC West Coast
  • President of Eastern Kentucky University; 15th President of Southern Utah University; 14th President of Snow College.
  • Author best known for novels A Walk to Remember and The Notebook
  • Governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua during the Mexican Revolution
  • Football coach for Miami (OH), Notre Dame, Texas, LSU, Ball State, Ohio, Army, and Minnesota
  • U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of India; former U.S. Representative from Indiana; member of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States; past president of the Center for National Policy
  • Lawyer and chairman of the North Carolina Democratic Party
  • United States federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
  • Former international war crimes investigator with the United Nations at The Hague; Professor and Director of the Institute of Criminological and Forensic Sciences at California University of Pennsylvania, a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
  • Noted Hindu expert and author of A Vision for Hinduism: Beyond Hindu Nationalism
  • Former ambassador/Special Negotiator for conflicts in Eurasia
  • Principal draftsman of RICO, William J. and Dorothy K. O'Neill Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, and former chief counsel for the United States House Select Committee on Assassinations.
  • Staff attorney in the United States Department of Justice
  • Professor emeritus and former vice-president for international relations at the University of Limoges, France; "doctorat d'État" from the Sorbonne ; former president of the SFLGC ; specialist of the theory of emergence in human sciences; founder of the organization "Université de la Francophonie"; coordinator of the French Doctoral School in Brazil; commander in the French navy; general editor of the International Dictionary of Literary Terms (DITL); Commandeur, Ordre des Palmes académiques
  • District Attorney of Santa Barbara County, California
  • Owner of the Ambassador Bridge border crossing between Detroit and Windsor
  • Professor of Law and Chemistry at Vanderbilt University
  • President of Bendixen & Associates; recognized as the pre-eminent expert in Hispanic public opinion research in the United States and Latin America.
  • Actor and Academy Award-winning film producer
  • Actor best known as Norm from Cheers
  • Actor best known for his role on Flipper
  • Actor best known for his role on Lost
  • Actor best known for his role on Whitney
  • Ambassador to Croatia
  • Ambassador to Mozambique
  • Archbishop emeritus of Castris, cardinal
  • Architect and Shimer College president
  • Architecture critic and theorist
  • Author of gothic novels
  • Author of the novel Cast of Shadows
  • Author; Sparks Prize recipient
  • Award-winning architect
  • Award-winning playwright
  • Businessman and shopping mall pioneer
  • CEO Leaseway Transportation
  • CEO and Founder of GetWellNetwork
  • CEO of PNC Financial Services
  • CEO of Sprint Nextel Corporation
  • CEO of Sysco
  • Campaign manager for Ronald Reagan
  • Chairman of McDonald's
  • Chairman, Tampa Bay Rays baseball team
  • Chief Financial Officer at General Electric
  • Co-founder of Centocor
  • Co-founder of Universal Press Syndicate
  • Co-founder of the Universal Press Syndicate
  • Co-owner of the San Francisco 49ers
  • Correspondent for NBC News
  • Current CEO of Bank of America
  • Designed and patented the teleprompter
  • Louisiana defense attorney and gubernatorial advisor
  • Essayist, poet, and fiction writer
  • Physician, humanitarian, and anti-Communism activist
  • Federal Judge: 4th Cir. , D. Md.
  • Federal Judge: 9th Cir. ; D. Or.
  • Film and television actor
  • Film producer at Pixar
  • Folk musician
  • Former CEO of Chiquita Brands International
  • Former CEO of DTE Energy
  • Former CEO of Liz Claiborne
  • Former CEO of Office Depot
  • Former CEO of Texaco
  • Former Flight Director of Johnson Space Center
  • Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice, felon
  • Former Solicitor General of the United States
  • Former United States National Security Advisor
  • Former United States Secretary of the Air Force
  • Former United States Secretary of the Army
  • Former ambassador to Honduras
  • Former ambassador to Jamaica
  • Former ambassador to the Holy See
  • Former archbishop of Baltimore, Maryland
  • Former governor of Indiana
  • Former governor of Michigan
  • Former governor of Mississippi
  • Former governor of Montana
  • Former governor of Nevada
  • Former governor of Ohio
  • Former governor of Puerto Rico
  • Former governor of Rhode Island
  • Former governor of Virginia
  • Former president of CBS
  • Former president of El Salvador
  • Former president of Emerson Electric Company
  • Former president of Emporia State University
  • Former president of Jacksonville University
  • Former president of Moorpark College
  • Former president of New Mexico State University
  • Former president of Panama
  • Former president of San Diego State University
  • Former president of St. Bonaventure University
  • Former president of Viterbo University
  • Former president of the University of Dallas
  • General in the United States Air Force
  • Global Operations Director for Emerson
  • Greg's father on Dharma & Greg
  • Indiana State Representative
  • Indiana state representative
  • Inventor of ARCnet, the first LAN
  • Inventor of neoprene
  • Inventor of several ear surgery techniques
  • Former owner of the Milwaukee Bucks and Golden State Warriors
  • Journalist and co-Pulitzer Prize winner
  • Naval Rear Admiral and Deputy Chief of Chaplains for Reserve Matters
  • Lawyer and founder of religious law firm
  • Lawyer, businessman, and public policy expert
  • Leader of the rebel Nicaraguan group Contras
  • Former Democratic candidate for governor of Idaho and newspaper owner
  • Marist High School
  • Media mogul and Founder of MuggleNet, GivesMeHope
  • Musician, bassist for Umphrey's McGee
  • Musician, former drummer of Umphrey's McGee
  • Musician, keyboardist for Umphrey's McGee
  • Musician, lead singer for Umphrey's McGee
  • New Jersey Attorney General
  • Neymars helper
  • Nun, social activism lecturer, and columnist
  • Pennsylvania state representative
  • President of Bellarmine University
  • President of Duquesne University
  • President of Kettering University
  • President of La Salle University
  • President of Marshall University
  • President of San Diego State University
  • President of Skidmore College
  • President of The Catholic University of America
  • President of Virginia Commonwealth University
  • President of the Cleveland Indians
  • President of the Oakland Athletics
  • President of the United States in The West Wing
  • President of the University of West Florida
  • President of the University of Wisconsin System
  • Press secretary on Spin City
  • Professional spy, or hitman, in Mr. & Mrs. Smith
  • Professor of Philosophy at Marquette University
  • Professor of philosophy at Duke University
  • Provost at University of Kansas
  • Punk rock musician
  • Chief of the Office of Citizenship in the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Actor best known as Ferguson Darling on Clarissa Explains It All
  • Radio host of ESPN's Mike and Mike in the Morning
  • Religion Editor for Newsweek
  • Representative from Indiana
  • Representative from Massachusetts
  • Representative from Montana
  • Representative from New Jersey
  • Representative from New York
  • Representative from Ohio
  • Representative from Ohio and lawyer
  • Representative from Oregon
  • Representative from Pennsylvania
  • Representative from Texas
  • Rock musician and producer
  • Salt Lake Tribune publisher, 1960 to 1984
  • Senator from Indiana
  • Senator from Nevada
  • Senator from New Jersey
  • Senior Vice President of Osram Sylvania
  • Sportscaster best known for Olympics coverage
  • Sportscaster for CBS, NBC
  • State Representative , former Speaker
  • State Representative, Pennsylvania
  • Television news presenter
  • Television personality, CBS, Discovery Channel
  • Television writer and producer
  • Theoretical physicist, author of "Gravitation"
  • Speaker of the Pennsylvania House Representatives, Former Republican Caucus Leader.
  • United States Attorney from Connecticut
  • Vice Chairman of NetApp
  • Vice President on Homeland
  • Vice-Chairman of the Federal Election Commission
  • Author; poet; first Poet Laureate of Pennsylvania; an annual award in his name for student poetry is presented at Commencement
  • Web designer
  • Wisconsin State Assemblyman
  • Wisconsin state senator
  • Representative from California and former attorney general of California
  • Arizona state Senator , Arizona State Representative
  • Representative from New York and former musician in Orleans
  • Representative from New York and nominee for Vice President in the 1964 U.S. presidential election
  • President and chief executive officer of the Chicago Bears
  • President of California Polytechnic State University
  • United States Secretary of State and former National Security Advisor
  • Maine State Representative , Maine State Senator , Executive Director Secular Coalition for America
  • Former Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Honduras
  • Songwriter, actor, syndicated columnist, Broadway composer, radio host, screenwriter, musical arranger, and TV host
  • Member of the White House press corps on The West Wing
  • Miniature Horse with honorary Notre Dame degree on Parks and Recreation
  • President of global operations of Dale Earnhardt, Inc.
  • Musician, lead singer for Churchwood and The LeRoi Brothers
  • Public Relations Director of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum from 1979 through 1996
  • Retired Major General in the United States Air Force
  • Editor for Nashville Tennessean; former sportswriter for The National; author of Walter Payton and Pat Tillman bios
  • Co-founder of the College of the Atlantic; Catholic priest and peace activist
  • Chief Federal Judge of the Southern District of Florida
  • ESPN sportscaster and co-host of CBS's The Early Show
  • Former member of the Illinois House of Representatives, US Senate Republican nominee and Illinois Secretary of State Republican nominee. Current managing partner of Salvi & Maher, LLC.
  • Washington Examiner columnist and best-selling author of The Case Against Barack Obama
  • Professor of conflict resolution at the University of Kentucky and Director of the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce.
  • Associate Professor and Department Chair of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame
  • Former Mayor of Kauai, Hawaii, first Filipino American mayor in the United States
  • Television personality best known for hosting Live with Regis and Kelly and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
  • President of the University of Portland and former executive Vice-President of Notre Dame.
  • Correspondent for the Fox News Channel and former New Jersey Superior Court judge
  • Fan who interfered with a foul ball in the 2003 National League Championship Series
  • Illinois State Representative , Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives and chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois
  • Author and Vice President of Policy and Research at the Financial Services Forum
  • Football coach for Georgetown University, Michigan State, Fordham University, Boston College, Notre Dame
  • Member of the Texas House of Representatives from Denton County, Texas, since 2013; Notre Dame football player on 1988 championship team
  • Biologist and author who worked on reconciling theology and evolution
  • Former astronaut and deputy director of Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
  • Distinguished Professor of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University; 2004 Stockholm Water Prize laureate; Wetland scientist; author of "Wetlands"; pioneer of ecological engineering; founder and director, Olentangy River Wetland Research Park
  • Professor of History at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, Author, Army officer & Iraq War veteran, contributor to National Review
  • Developmental biologist and recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Former officer for the Central Intelligence Agency who went on to be an outspoken critic of the Agency as the author of Deadly Deceits: My 25 Years in the CIA
  • Marine Corps Brigadier General and formerly served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Reserve Affairs
  • Former governor of Arizona and United States Secretary of the Interior
  • Director of the BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism and Thomas W. Smith Presidential Chair in Business Ethics at Wake Forest University, winner of 2007 Templeton Enterprise Award
  • Public defense attorney best known for representing Theodore Kaczynski
  • Cardinal, Archbishop of Philadelphia, president of Notre Dame
  • District Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Co-Founder, Chief Science Officer at Physcient, Inc.; Speaker TEDMED 2011; Co-Founder, Dir. of S&T at Nekton Research ; Dir., BioDesign Studio at Duke University; Inventor of robotic technology for surgical, maritime defense and pharmaceutical fields
  • Show business awards expert; founder of GoldDerby.com; author of "Movie Awards," "The Emmys" and "The Grammys"
  • Representative from Indiana, member of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States,
  • Former president of the Miller Brewing Company and founder of the De Rance Corporation
  • U.S. attorney and judge of the Louisiana district and circuit courts in Baton Rouge
  • Long-time contributor to the International Herald Tribune and author of several books on current events and contemporary history.
  • United States Attorney for the Western District of Washington
  • Sportswriter for the New York Herald Tribune and New York Times, Pulitzer Prize winner
  • Judge in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Secretary of State of Texas ; Texas Republican state chairman, 1983–1988; Houston businessman and philanthropist
  • Businessman and former owner of the San Francisco 49ers
  • Air Force Major General and former Civil Engineer of the Air Force
  • Former clerk to Associate Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and current Associate Professor of Law at Notre Dame Law School
  • Co-founder of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and co-recipient of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize
  • Politician and former president of the People For the American Way
  • Professor of theology at Marquette University and peace activist
  • Former minister of the president of Honduras, Ricardo Maduro, and former representative of Central America in the Inter-American Development Bank
  • Documentary filmmaker, director of Wordplay and I.O.U.S.A.
  • Vice President of baseball operations for Major League Baseball
  • past president of the Center for National Policy, and currently serving as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of India.
  • former New Jersey state Senator , New Jersey state Representative
  • Delegate from Guam and Marine Corps Brigadier General
  • Professor of History at Northeastern University and former director of the Massachusetts Historical Society
  • Economist and former member of the Council of Economic Advisers
  • Futures trader and hedge fund operator in Canadian, Texas
  • Journalist and media correspondent for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
  • Former senior international war crimes investigator with the United Nations at The Hague, Netherlands
  • Author best known for work in science fiction and two-time winner of the Hugo Award
  • Professor Emeritus of Physiology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, performed research on renal electrolyte transport and polycystic kidney disease; author of a medical school textbook on renal physiology
  • President George W. Bush's chief speechwriter and chief editorial writer and member of The Wall Street Journal's editorial board
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  • This list of the University of Notre Dame alumni, includes graduates, non-graduate former students, and current students of Notre Dame and its graduate and professional schools. Since the university's founding in 1842, there have been 162 commencement exercises at the university. Although only two degrees were awarded to the first class in 1849, today the living alumni, known collectively as the "Fighting Irish", number near 120,000.(This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.) (en)
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  • List of University of Notre Dame alumni (en)
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