Colleges and Universities Attended by Senators of the 109th Congress

This report identifies the colleges and universities attended by Senators serving in the 109th Congress. Where available in published sources, the degrees earned are also listed.

Order Code RL33081 CRS Report for Congress Received through the CRS Web Colleges and Universities Attended by Senators of the 109th Congress Updated September 13, 2005 Mildred L. Amer Specialist in American National Government Government and Finance Division Congressional Research Service ˜ The Library of Congress Colleges and Universities Attended by Senators of the 108th Congress Summary This report identifies the colleges and universities attended by Senators serving in the 109th Congress. Where available in published sources, the degrees earned are also listed. This report will be updated as needed. Contents Colleges and Universities Attended by Senators of the 109th Congress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Alaska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 California . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Connecticut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Delaware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Hawaii . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Idaho . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Iowa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Louisiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Maine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Maryland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Massachusetts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Mississippi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Montana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Nevada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 New Hampshire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 New Jersey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 New Mexico . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 New York . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 North Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 North Dakota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Ohio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Oregon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Pennsylvania . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Rhode Island . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 South Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 South Dakota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Tennessee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Vermont . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 West Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Wisconsin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Wyoming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Colleges and Universities Attended by Senators of the 109th Congress The information presented in this report is drawn from the biographical section of the Congressional Directory for the 108th Congress, 2003-2004; CQ Guide to the New Congress, November 4, 2004; various other editions of Congressional Quarterly Weekly Reports; Congressional Quarterly Weekly Reports; [http://oncongress.cq.com/members]; and the Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1996. The names of institutions and degree designations are as reported in the sources. Instances in which no degree is noted reflect the information, or lack thereof, contained in the sources used to compile this report. Honorary degrees are not listed. Senator Degree and Institution Alabama Jeff Sessions B.A., Huntingdon College J.D., University of Alabama Richard C. Shelby A.B., LL.B., University of Alabama Alaska Ted Stevens B.A., University of California, Los Angeles LL.B., Harvard University Lisa Murkowski B.A., Georgetown University J.D., Willamette University Arizona John McCain B.S., U.S. Naval Academy National War College John Kyl B.A., LL.B., University of Arizona Arkansas Blanche Lincoln B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman’s College Mark Pryor B.A., J.D., University of Arkansas California Barbara Boxer B.A., Brooklyn College Dianne Feinstein B.A., Stanford University CRS-2 Senator Degree and Institution Colorado Wayne Allard D.V.M., Colorado State University Ken Salazar B.A., Colorado College Connecticut Joseph I. Lieberman B.A., LL.B., Yale University Christopher J. Dodd B.A., Providence College J.D., University of Louisville Delaware Thomas Carper B.A., Ohio State University M.B.A., University of Delaware Joseph R. Biden, Jr. A.B., University of Delaware J.D., Syracuse University Florida Bill Nelson B.A., Yale University J.D., University of Virginia Mel Martinez A.A., Orlando Junior College B.A., Florida State University Georgia Saxby Chambliss Louisiana Tech University B.B.A., University of Georgia J.D., University of Tennessee Johnny Isakson B.B.A., University of Georgia Hawaii Daniel K. Inouye A.B., University of Hawaii J.D., George Washington University Daniel K. Akaka B.Ed., M.Ed., University of Hawaii Idaho Larry E. Craig B.A., University of Idaho George Washington University Michael Crapo B.A., BrighamYoung University J.D., Harvard University CRS-3 Senator Degree and Institution Illinois Barack Obama Occidental College B.A., Columbia University J.D., Harvard University Richard J. Durbin B.S.F.S., J.D., Georgetown University Indiana Richard G. Lugar B.A., Denison University B.A., M.A., Oxford University (England) Evan Bayh B.S., Indiana University J.D., University of Virginia Iowa Charles E. Grassley B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa Tom Harkin B.S., Iowa State University LL.B., J.D., Catholic University Kansas Sam Brownback B.S., Kansas State University J.D., University of Kansas Pat Roberts B.S., Kansas State University Kentucky Jim Bunning B.S., Xavier University Mitch McConnell B.A., University of Louisville J.D., University of Kentucky Louisiana David Vitter A.B., Harvard University B.A., Oxford University J.D., Tulane University Mary L. Landrieu B.A., Louisiana State University Maine Susan Collins B.A., St. Lawrence University Olympia J. Snowe B.A., University of Maine CRS-4 Senator Degree and Institution Maryland Barbara A. Mikulski B.A., Mount Saint Agnes College M.S.W., University of Maryland Paul S. Sarbanes A.B., Princeton University B.A., Oxford University (England) LL.B., Harvard University Massachusetts Edward M. Kennedy A.B., Harvard College International Law School, The Hague (The Netherlands) LL.B., University of Virginia John Kerry B.A., Yale University J.D., Boston College Michigan Debbie Stabenow B.A., M.S.W., Michigan State University Carl Levin B.A., Swarthmore College LL.B., Harvard University Minnesota Mark Dayton B.A., Yale University Norm Coleman B.A.,Hofstra University Brooklyn Law School J.D., University of Iowa Mississippi Trent Lott B.P.A., J.D., University of Mississippi Thad Cochran B.A., J.D., University of Mississippi Trinity College, University of Dublin (Ireland) Missouri Christopher S. (Kit) Bond A.B., Princeton University LL.B., University of Virginia James M. Talent B.A., Washington University J.D., University of Chicago Montana Conrad Burns University of Missouri Max Baucus B.A., LL.B., Stanford University CRS-5 Senator Degree and Institution Nebraska Ben Nelson B.A., M.A., J.D., University of Nebraska Chuck Hagel B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha Nevada Harry Reid Southern Utah State College B.A., Utah State University J.D., George Washington University John Ensign University of Nevada, Las Vegas B.S., Oregon State University D.V.M., Colorado State University New Hampshire Judd Gregg A.B., Columbia University J.D., LL.M., Boston University John E. Sununu B.S., M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology M.B.A., Harvard University New Jersey Frank R. Lautenberg B.S., Columbia University John Corzine B.A., University of Illinois M.B.A., University of Chicago New Mexico Pete V. Domenici B.S., University of New Mexico LL.D., University of Denver Jeff Bingaman B.A., Harvard University J.D., Stanford University New York Hillary Rodham Clinton B.A., Wellesley College J.D., Yale University Charles Schumer B.A., J.D., Harvard University North Carolina Elizabeth H. Dole B.A., Duke University M.A., J.D., Harvard University Richard Burr B.A., Wake Forest University CRS-6 Senator Degree and Institution North Dakota Byron L. Dorgan B.S., University of North Dakota M.B.A., University of Denver Kent Conrad B.A., Stanford University M.B.A., George Washington University Ohio George Voinovich B.A., Ohio University J.D., Ohio State University Michael DeWine B.S., Miami (Ohio) University J.D., Ohio Northern University Oklahoma James M. Inhofe B.A., University of Tulsa Tom Coburn B.S., Oklahoma State University M.D., University of Oklahoma Oregon Gordon Smith B.A., Brigham Young University J.D., Southwestern University Ron Wyden A.B., Stanford University J.D., University of Oregon Pennsylvania Rick Santorum B.A., Pennsylvania State University M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh J.D., Dickinson School of Law Arlen Specter B.A., University of Pennsylvania LL.B., Yale University Rhode Island Jack Reed B.S., U.S. Military Academy M.P.P., Harvard University J.D., Harvard Law School Lincoln Chafee B.A., Brown University South Carolina Lindsey Graham B.A., J.D., University of South Carolina Jim DeMint B.S., University of Tennessee M.B.A., Clemson University CRS-7 Senator Degree and Institution South Dakota Tim Johnson Michigan State University B.A., M.A., J.D., University of South Dakota John Thune B.S., Biola University M.B.A., University of South Dakota Tennessee Lamar Alexander B.A., Vanderbilt University J.D., New York University Bill Frist B.A., Princeton University M.D., Harvard University Texas Kay Bailey Hutchison B.A., J.D., University of Texas John Cornyn B.A., Trinity University J.D., St. Mary’s University LL.M., University of Virginia Utah Robert F. Bennett B.A., University of Utah Orrin G. Hatch B.S., Brigham Young University LL.B., University of Pittsburgh Vermont James M. Jeffords B.S.I.A., Yale University LL.B., Harvard University Patrick J. Leahy B.A., St. Michael’s College J.D., Georgetown University Virginia John W. Warner B.S., Washington and Lee University LL.B., University of Virginia George Allen B.A., J.D., University of Virginia Washington Patty Murray B.A., Washington State University Maria Cantwell B.A., Miami (Ohio) University CRS-8 Senator Degree and Institution West Virginia Robert C. Byrd Beckley College Concord College Morris Harvey College George Washington University B.A., Marshall University J.D., American University John D. Rockfeller IV A.B., Harvard University Wisconsin Herbert Kohl B.A., University of Wisconsin M.B.A., Harvard University Russell D. Feingold B.A., University of Wisconsin B.A., Oxford University (England) J.D., Harvard University Wyoming Craig Thomas B.A., University of Wyoming Mike Enzi B.S., George Washington University M.B.A., University of Denver Sources: CQ Guide to the New Congress, vol. 40, Nov. 4, 2004, pp. 22-26; Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1996 (Alexandria, VA: CQ Staff Directories, Inc., 1996); U.S. Congress, Joint Committee on Printing, Official Congressional Directory, 108th Congress (Washington: GPO, 2003); [http://www.cq.com/report.do?report=mff-state-delegations]; and Congressional Quarterly Weekly Reports.