Virgil Melvin Hancher

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Virgil Melvin Hancher (September 4, 1896 – January 30, 1965) was the thirteenth President of the University of Iowa, serving from 1940-1964. Hancher Auditorium at the university was named for him.

Academic offices
Preceded by
Chester Arthur Phillips (acting)
Eugene Allen Gilmore
President of the University of Iowa
1940-1964
Succeeded by
Howard Rothmann Bowen