Theodore E. Long

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Theodore E. Long
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August 2004
Alma mater University of Virginia, PhD, 1979
Duke University, Masters, 1968
Capital University, 1965
Occupation Former president of Elizabethtown College (1996-2011)
Predecessor Gerhard Spiegler
Successor Carl J. Strikwerda

Theodore E. Long is the former president of Elizabethtown College. Long became president in 1996, and he retired in 2011.[1] Prior to becoming president of Elizabethtown, Long served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts.[2]

Long is a 1965 graduate of Capital University where he majored in sociology and philosophy. He earned a master's degree in sociology from Duke University in 1968 and doctoral degree in sociology from the University of Virginia in 1979.[3] He specializes in sociology and philosophy.[4]

Long is a member of the Board of Trustees at Capital University.[5]

Long and his wife, Betty Long, retired to Rockland, Maine.[6]


  1. ^ "Theodore Long, President of Elizabethtown College, Announces His Retirement". 2010-01-18. Retrieved 2014-06-11. 
  2. ^ "Elizabethtown College -Visitors". Retrieved 2014-06-11. 
  3. ^ [1] Archived September 11, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Elizabethtown College -Directory". Retrieved 2014-06-11. 
  5. ^ [2] Archived February 10, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Archived from the original on February 17, 2011. Retrieved October 5, 2011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)