List of Northwestern University presidents

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Northwestern University has had 21 presidents since it was founded in 1851.[1]

List of presidents[edit]

  1. Clark T. Hinman, DD (1853—1854)
  2. Henry S. Noyes, MA (1854—1856) (interim/acting president)
  3. Randolph S. Foster, DD, LLD (1856—1860)
  4. Henry S. Noyes, MA (1860—1867) (interim/acting president)
  5. David H. Wheeler, DD (1867—1869) (interim/acting president)
  6. Erastus O. Haven, DD, LLD (1869—1872)
  7. Charles H. Fowler, DD, LLD (1872—1876)
  8. Oliver Marcy, LLD (1876—1881)°
  9. Joseph Cummings, DD, LLD (1881—1890)
  10. Henry Wade Rogers, LLD (1890—1900)
  11. Daniel Bonbright, MA, LLD (1900—1902) (interim/acting president)
  12. Edmund J. James, PhD, LLD (1902—1904)
  13. Thomas F. Holgate, PhD, LLD (1904—1906) (interim/acting president)
  14. Abram W. Harris, ScD, LLD (1906—1916)
  15. Thomas F. Holgate, PhD, LLD (1916—1919) (interim/acting president)
  16. Lynn H. Hough, DD (1919—1920)
  17. Walter Dill Scott, PhD, LLD (1920—1939)
  18. Franklyn Bliss Snyder, PhD, LLD (1939—1949)
  19. J. Roscoe Miller, MD, LLD, ScD (1949—1970)
  20. Robert H. Strotz, PhD, LLD (1970—1984)
  21. Arnold R. Weber, PhD (1984—1994)
  22. Henry S. Bienen, PhD (1995—2009)
  23. Morton O. Schapiro, PhD (2009-present)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pridmore, Jay (2000). Northwestern University: Celebrating 150 Years. Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press. ISBN 0-8101-1829-7.