List of Davidson College people

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Davidson is a highly selective independent liberal arts college for 1,900 students located 20 minutes north of Charlotte in Davidson, North Carolina, United States. Since its establishment in 1837 by Presbyterians, the college has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently regarded as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Through the Davidson Trust, the college became the first liberal arts institution in the nation to replace loans with grants in all financial aid packages, giving all students the opportunity to graduate debt-free.[citation needed]

The following is a list of notable people associated with Davidson College.

Notable alumni[edit]

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Politics (elected office)[edit]

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Current and former faculty[edit]

Presidents of the college[edit]

Presidents of Davidson College[edit]


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  5. ^ George Osborne MP - Profile - Conservative Party
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  7. ^ Jake Smith, Dinner with Mobutu: A Chronicle of My Life and Times, pp. 14-16. Xlibris Corporation. 2005. ISBN 978-1413499438. Retrieved June 9, 2014.
  8. ^ Applebome, Peter. "William A. Emerson Jr., Editor in Chief of Saturday Evening Post, Dies at 86", The New York Times, August 26, 2009. Accessed August 30, 2009.
  9. ^ Charlotte Observer | Entertainment