Paul Douglass

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Paul Douglass (1905–1988) was president of American University from 1941 until 1952. His ascent to the office marked a change in the title from Chancellor to President. Douglass was a graduate of Wesleyan University and received masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Cincinnati. He was also an adviser to Syngman Rhee, President of South Korea, from 1952 to 1956 and a member of the Vermont Legislature from 1933 to 1941.[1]

Preceded by
Joseph M.M. Gray
President, American University
Succeeded by
Hurst Robins Anderson