James Y. McKee

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James Y. McKee
James Y McKee Penn State.jpg
President of the
Pennsylvania State University

In office
Preceded by Joseph Shortlidge
Succeeded by George W. Atherton
Personal details
Born (1836-06-20)June 20, 1836
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Died December 24, 1891(1891-12-24) (aged 55)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

James Y. McKee (June 20, 1836 – December 24, 1891) was acting President of the Pennsylvania State University, serving from the resignation of Joseph Shortlidge in 1881 until 1882.


Academic offices
Preceded by
Joseph Shortlidge
Pennsylvania State University President

1881 – 1882
Succeeded by
George W. Atherton