Discover the notable alumni of University Of Massachusetts Amherst. The list includes people like Richard Gere, Bill Pullman, Rick Pitino, Jack Welch & Black Francis. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as musicians, miscellaneous, intellectuals & academics, film & theater personalities and writers etc.
Richard GereRichard Gere
31 August 1949, American
Actor
Bill PullmanBill Pullman
17 December 1953, American
Actor

Jack WelchJack Welch
19 November 1935, American
Former Chairman & CEO of General Electric

Rick PitinoRick Pitino
18 September 1952, American
Basketball Coach

Black FrancisBlack Francis
06 April 1965, American
Singer-songwriter

Russell Alan HulseRussell Alan Hulse
28 November 1950, American
Physicist
Nassim Nicholas TalebNassim Nicholas Taleb
1960 AD, Lebanese, American
Essayist

Fardeen KhanFardeen Khan
08 March 1972, Indian
Actor

Buffy Sainte-MarieBuffy Sainte-Marie
20 February 1941, Canadian
Actor, Singer-songwriter, Visual artist, Record

Jere BurnsJere Burns
15 October 1954, American
Actor
Hina Rabbani KharHina Rabbani Khar
19 November 1977, Pakistani
Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist

Norm AbramNorm Abram
03 October 1949, American
Actor
Kenny AronoffKenny Aronoff
07 March 1953, American
Musician

Max RoachMax Roach
10 January 1924, American
Musician

Kenneth FeinbergKenneth Feinberg
23 October 1945, American
Lawyer
Peter LairdPeter Laird
27 January 1954, American
Comics artist, Screenwriter

William ManchesterWilliam Manchester
01 April 1922, American
Historian, Author, Professor, Biographer, Writer
Catherine ColemanCatherine Coleman
14 December 1960, American
Chemist, Air force officer, Astronaut, Engineer

Frank BlackFrank Black
06 April 1965, American
Singer-songwriter

Yusef Abdul LateefYusef Abdul Lateef
09 October 1920, American
Musician
Paul Edward TherouxPaul Edward Theroux
10 April 1941, American
 

Jan SchlichtmannJan Schlichtmann
16 March 1951, American
Lawyer
The ‘University of Massachusetts Amherst’ of is extremely popular for its reputed as a research and a land grant institution. With over 1,300 lecturers and more than 29,000 students, this reputed institution by far one of the largest institutions in New England. They also had have been ranked as the 27th best university in the entire nation. If all this fame wasn’t enough, the Virginia Tech was also regarded as one of the ‘Best College Towns’ in the United States and in 2010 it fetched a place among ‘Top 10 best colleges’ in the world according to the ‘U.S. News & World Report’. Apart from offering exceptional education to their men and women sports team called, ‘Minutemen and Minutewomen’ is one of the best in the world. When it comes to the sport called, ice hockey, they are out rightly the best ever. The alumni of this university have been setting trends and making this place a better place to live in. Be it in the field of entertainment, sports, business or politics, the alumni of Virginia Tech are all setting higher standards of excellence in every field they put their hands on. Some of the notable alumni of this university are, famous executive Jack Welch, and biologist, Jeff Corwin and famous actor Richard Gere. All of these have set examples for the future generations, motivating them to do only better. This list of notable University Of Massachusetts Amherst alumni is based on the individual’s achievements and fame. We are quite certain that you will be surprised by some of the notable University Of Massachusetts Amherst alumni who made it to this list.