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 to 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