Famous University Of Vermont Alumni

List Rules
People on this list must have gone to University of Vermont and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from University of Vermont, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Vermont include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Vermont alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Vermont are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of Vermont.

Use every item on this list for yours, from Ben Affleck to Trey Anastasio and other famous UVM alumni! Go Catamounts! 

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Vermont?” and “Which celebrities are University of Vermont alumni?”
  • Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTA Awards, ...more
  • Charlene Begley is president and CEO for GE Industrial, Enterprise Solutions, a position she was named to in August 2007. She is also a senior vice president for GE. GE Enterprise Solutions is a ...more
  • Ernest Joseph "Trey" Anastasio III (, born September 30, 1964) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and composer best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist for the rock band Phish, which ...more
  • John Dewey (; October 20, 1859 – June 1, 1952) was an American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform. Dewey is one of ...more
  • Jon Fishman (born February 19, 1965) is an American drummer known for his work with the band Phish, which he co-founded in 1983, and in part, was named after him. He is credited with co-writing ...more
  • Stephen McCauley (born June 26, 1955) is an American author. He has written six novels, including Insignificant Others. His best known novel is The Object of My Affection, which was made into a film ...more
  • Jessica Seinfeld (; SYNE-feld, born Nina Danielle Sklar; September 12, 1971) is an American author and philanthropist. She has released four cookbooks about preparing food for families, and is the ...more
  • Since 1998, Trey Anastasio, best known from Phish, has toured and recorded with several backup musicians, including several side-projects organized and led by the guitarist and composer. While ...more
  • David Lawrence Morril (June 10, 1772 – January 28, 1849) was an American politician, attorney, physician and minister. He served as a U.S. Senator for New Hampshire from 1817 to 1823, and was elected ...more
  • Grace Anna Coolidge (née Goodhue; January 3, 1879 – July 8, 1957) was the wife of the 30th President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge. She was the First Lady of the United States from 1923 to ...more
  • Michael Eliot "Mike" Gordon (born June 3, 1965) is a bass guitar player and vocalist most recognized as a founding member of the band Phish. In addition to bass, Gordon is an accomplished banjo ...more
  • Thaddeus Stevens (April 4, 1792 – August 11, 1868) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania and one of the leaders of the Radical Republican faction of the ...more
  • Kerr Van Cleve Smith (born March 9, 1972) is an American actor known for playing Jack McPhee on The WB drama series Dawson's Creek, Kyle Brody in The WB supernatural drama Charmed and Axel Palmer in ...more
  • Cyma Zarghami (Persian: سیما ضرغامی‎, born December 15, 1962) is an Iranian-born American cable television executive who served as the president of Nickelodeon and Viacom Media Networks Kids & Family ...more
  • Lowell Bailey (born July 15, 1981, Siler City, North Carolina, U.S.) is a retired American biathlete and biathlon coach who competed from 2001 until 2018.
  • John Eugene Osborne (June 19, 1858 – April 24, 1943) was an American physician, farmer, banker and Democratic politician. He was the third Governor of Wyoming after the Wyoming Territory attained ...more
  • James Kochalka (born May 26, 1967 in Springfield, Vermont) is an American comic book artist and writer, and rock musician. His comics are noted for their blending of the real and the surreal. Largely ...more
  • John Clark LeClair (born July 5, 1969) is an American former professional ice hockey player who played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, ...more
  • Jacob Collamer (January 8, 1791 – November 9, 1865) was an American politician from Vermont. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives, as Postmaster General in the cabinet of President Zachary ...more
  • Timothy Thomas Jr. (born April 15, 1974) is an American former professional ice hockey goaltender who mainly played in the National Hockey League (NHL), most notably with the Boston Bruins. He was ...more
  • Henry Oscar Houghton (April 30, 1823 – August 25, 1895) was an American publisher, co-founder of Houghton Mifflin, and a mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Wilbur Olin Atwater (May 3, 1844 – September 22, 1907) was an American chemist known for his studies of human nutrition and metabolism. He is credited with developing the Atwater system, laying the ...more
  • Madeleine May Kunin (born September 28, 1933) is an American diplomat, author and politician. She served as the 77th Governor of Vermont from 1985 until 1991, as a member of the Democratic Party. She ...more
  • Will McBride (January 10, 1931 – January 29, 2015) was an American photographer in reportage, art photography and book illustration as well as a painter and sculptor.