From internationally renowned attorneys and artists to professional athletes and chief executive officers, Washburn alumni from each decade have made contributions with global significance.
Washburn students have been innovators in business, education, civil rights, politics and law.
From its founding forward, the University has fostered an inclusive environment where diverse students could satisfy their intellectual curiosity, develop their competence and share their contributions through whatever profession they chose to pursue. Many have supported the University by establishing scholarships, buildings and faculty development programs designed to ensure future generations of students are able to obtain their degrees and fulfill their dreams, building on the legacy of others.
We hope you enjoy reading these profiles, which are presented in alphabetical order on the following pages, intended to highlight the extensive accomplishments of some of our alumni and friends as we celebrate our sesquicentennial.