List of University of Washington Presidents

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The following individuals have held the Office of President of the University of Washington.[1] There are gaps in the line of succession when the University was closed from 1867–69 and part of 1874 and 1876[2] The University President who have had buildings named after them are marked with an asterisk.

List of presidents[edit]

Term President Background and accomplishments
First
1861–1863
Asa Shinn Mercer.jpg Asa Shinn Mercer
Second
1863–1866
William Edward Barnard
1866–1867 George Fred Whitworth
1869–1872 John Henry Hall*
1872–1874 Eugene Kincaid Hill
Interim
1874
Mary W. (May) Thayer
1874–1876 George F. Whitworth 1890.jpg George Fred Whitworth
1877–1882 Alexander Jay Anderson*
1882–1887 Leonard Jackson Powell
1887–1895 Thomas Milton Gatch
1895–1897 Mark Walrod Harrington
1897 William Franklin Edwards
Acting
1897–1898
Charles Francis Reeves
1898-1902 Frank Pierrepont Graves*
1902–1914 Thomas Franklin Kane*
Acting
1914–1915
Henry Landes
1915–1926 Henry Suzzallo.jpg Henry Suzzallo*
Acting
1926–1927
David Thomson*
1927–1933 Matthew Lyle Spencer
Acting
1933–1934
Hugo Winkenwerder*
1934–1946 Lee Paul Sieg*
1946–1951 Raymond B. Allen
Acting
1952
H.P. (Dick) Everest
1952–1958 Henry Schmitz*
1958–1973 Charles E. Odegaard*
Acting
1973–1974
Philip W. Cartwright
1974–1979 John R. Hogness
1979–1995 William P. Gerberding*
1995–2003 Richard L. McCormick
2003–2004 Lee L. Huntsman
2004–2010 Mark Emmert
Interim
2010–2011
Phyllis M. Wise
2011– Michael K. Young

Timeline of University of Washington presidential terms[edit]

Presidents of the University of Washington
Michael K. Young Phyllis M. Wise Mark A. Emmert Lee L. Huntsman Richard L. McCormick William P. Gerberding John R. Hogness Philip W. Cartwright Charles E. Odegaard Henry Schmitz H.P. (Dick) Everest Raymond B. Allen Lee Paul Sieg Hugo Winkenwerder Matthew Lyle Spencer David Thomson Henry Suzzallo Henry Landes Thomas Franklin Kane Frank Pierrepont Graves Charles Francis Reeves William Franklin Edwards Mark Walrod Harrington Thomas Milton Gatch Leonard Jackson Powell Alexander Jay Anderson George Fred Whitworth Mary W. (May) Thayer Eugene Kincaid Hill John Henry Hall George Fred Whitworth Asa Shinn Mercer

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