For over 170 years, Zeta Psi has scaffolded our undergraduate brothers to be better leaders in their careers, their communities, and in service to all humankind. We have been fortunate to have played role in the lives of countless inspirational men throughout the years. Here is a list of some Zetes who have powerfully impacted the world.
Dean G. Witter
Achievements: Founder, Witter & Co. (now part of Morgan Stanley)
Desmond John Villiers FitzGerald, 29th Knight of Glin
Achievements: Author, "The Irish Country House"
Chapter: Sigma Epsilon
Achievements: Stanford Tennis Coach (1966-2004); Won 17 NCAA Championship Men's Tennis Tournaments Named the ITA-Wilson "Coach of the Decade" both for the 1980s and the 1990s. The International Tennis Hall of Fame "Tennis Educational Merit Award" 1982. Zeta Psi Red Grange Sportsman of the Year, 2012
Chapter: Mu, 1959, Plus a Masters from Stanford, 1960
Achievements: Creator of "Law and Order" Television Franchise
Achievements: President, Kirby Foundation
Donald J. Peters
Achievements: Author, "A Contrarian Strategy for Growth Stock Investing: Theoretical Foundations and Empirical Evidence"
Chapter: Beta Tau, 1980
Douglas P. Donaldson
Term: Phi Alpha from 1993-1995 Inaugural Henry Elliot Volunteer of the Year 2001 Distinguished Service Award 2003 James J. Carey Leadership Award 2009
Chapter: Theta, 1972
Douglas R. Hartman
Achievements: Author, "Nebraska’s Miitia: The History of The Army and National Guard, 1854-1991"
Dr. Alexander C. Sinclair
Achievements: Author, "Life & War Poems"
Chapter: Pi Epsilon
Dr. Alfred Kinsey
Achievements: Founder, Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction
Dr. Howard Dean
Achievements: Former Governor - Vermont; Chairman, Democratic National Committee
Dr. John Bardeen
Achievements: Only Two-Time Nobel Prize Winner In Physics, 1956 and 1972
Chapter: Lambda Psi, 1928
DOD: January 30, 1991
Dr. Julius Stratton
Achievements: President Emeritus MIT; Former Chairman, Ford Foundation
Chapter: Phi Lambda
Dr. Milt McColl
Achievements: CEO, Gauss Surgical; Retired NFL Player
Dr. Peter A. Singer OC
Achievements: Author, "The Grandest Challenge: Taking Life-Saving Science from Lab to Village"
Chapter: Theta Xi
Duane “D.O.” Gibson
Achievements: Author, "Stay Driven"
Chapter: Theta Xi
E. Pierce Marshall, Jr.
Achievements: CEO and President, Elevage Capital Management LLC
Chapter: Beta Tau
Edison W. Dick
Term: Phi Alpha from 1976–1978 Distinguished Service Award 1980
Chapter: Eta, 1959
Edmund J. Bristol
Term: Phi Alpha from 1895–1896
Chapter: Theta Xi, 1983
Edward C. Mitchell
Term: Phi Alpha from 1879–1880
Chapter: Sigma, 1855
Edward Summers, Ph. D.
Achievements: Currently the President and CEO The Thinkubator, “Bringing Power to Bronx Youth Voices”, Past: Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Chief Strategy and Planning Officer at Long Island University, Inaugural Executive Director of the Brooklyn Education Innovation Network, Chief of Staff and Director of the Kelly Adirondack Research Center at Union College, Assistant to the President of Marist College, and professor of Political Science and Public Administration
Chapter: Nu Delta, 2004
Ellis Ames Ballard
Term: Phi Alpha from 1919–1920
Chapter: Sigma, 1881
Achievements: Former US Ambassador (OAS, Argentina, Italy, India, Nepal, and South Vietnam) (1951-1973), one of two American's to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom Twice (1963 & 1967).
DOD: September 27, 1984
Achievements: Chairman, Wente Bros. Winery
Ernest H. Hawkins
Term: Phi Alpha from 1934-1935
Chapter: Gamma, 1907
Achievements: Former White House Chief of Staff; Former President, University of North Carolina system
F. Leroy Satterlee
Term: Phi Alpha from 1896–1897
Chapter: Phi, 1865
F. Robert Kalthoff
Achievements: Author, "F. Robert’s World"
Chapter: Alpha Epsilon
Father John Denning
Achievements: C.S.C, President of Stonehill College
Chapter: Beta Tau
Follett W. Bull
Term: Phi Alpha from 1923–1924
Chapter: Xi, 1891