Notable Alumni

Adel al-Jubeir ('82)

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs for Saudi Arabia

Taher al-Masri ('65)

Former Prime Minister of Jordan (June-November 1991)

T.C. Broadnax ('93 M.P.A.)

City Manager, City of Austin; previously city manager of Dallas (2017-2024)

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Euline Brock ('74 Ph.D.)
Deceased 1932-2018

Former Mayor, City of Denton (2000-06)

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Michael Burgess
Michael Burgess ('72)

Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives, 26th District of Texas (2003-present)

John Creuzot
John Creuzot ('78)

Dallas County District Attorney; Former state District Court Judge for Criminal District Court 4 in Dallas (1991-2012)

Domingo Garcia
Domingo Garcia ('80)

President of national LULAC and former Texas state representative (1996-2002)

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Jim Hightower ('65)

Former commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture (1983-1991)

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Alonzo Jamison ('39)
Deceased 1918-2011

Former Texas state representative (1955-1967)

Susan Kihika
Susan Kihika ('02)

One of the first women elected to Kenya's Senate and the first female governor of the Kenyan state of Nakuru.

Opal Lee
Opal Lee ('63 M.Ed.)

Activist known as the “Grandmother of Juneteenth;” nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

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Lorraine Miller ('75)

Former interim president and CEO of the NAACP: 35th Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives (2007-2011).

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Jane Nelson
Jane Nelson ('72)

Texas Secretary of State and former Texas State Senator, Senate District 12 (1993-2023)

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Ray Roberts

Former U.S. Congressman, 4th District of Texas

Hilda Tagle
Hilda Tagle ('71 M.S.)

Senior United States District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas (1998-present); first Latina to serve as a federal judge in Texas

Michael J. Truncale
Michael J. Truncale ('80 M.B.A.)

United States District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District (2019-present)