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o Born 1893
o 94 years old, died Nov. 21 1987
o Chairman of department of American history and political science
o “Democracy, both as a philosophy and a form of government is the concern of every one of us. Its death will be the result of…

o PhD Columbia University 1918
o Sabbatical year studying variation among shark breeds: Japan, Ceylon, Java, China
o Worked with the Pentagon during WWII about Japan
o Worked on organizing collection of 2000 bird eggs at Wilson college, collected…

 Chairman of the Department of Chemistry
 Granted Emeritus status
 Frequent correspondences with President Paul Havens
 Born Dec. 1, 1902
 Phi Betta Kappa
 Donated $1,000 towards construction of the new science center
 Worked closely…

 Born: February 1, 1895 Philadelphia, PA
 Died: July 22, 1980
 B.A. Wellesley College
 Masters and PhD University of Pennsylvania
 Served 2 years in the Peace Corps after her retirement (Malawi, Africa) 70 years old at the time
 Traveled…

 Birth: February 23, 1895 Chambersburg, PA
 Death: February 27, 1980
 Director of Wilson College Alumnae Association 1925-1928
 Wilson College Class of 1915, Bachelor of Arts
 Honorary degree: Doctor of Law from Wilson College 1939
 Began…

Inauguration: 2020
Education: BA from Centre College (2002), MA from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University (2005), PhD from Institute of Higher Education, University of Georgia (2012)
Vice president for student affairs and dean of students at…

Inauguration: Interim President, June 2019
Resignation: December 2019
BA from F&M, MA and PhD from University of Pennsylvania.
Instructor in F&M’s French Department (1968), President of F&M (1988-2002).
Wife, Suzette (Gallagher) Kneedler, is a…

Inauguration: July 1, 2011 at Wilson
Resignation: June 2019
Education: President Mistick earned a doctorate in management from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Business in 2003, a master’s degree in business administration…

Inauguration: Oct. 6, 2001
Resignation: June 2011
Education: Columbia University’s Teachers College; Columbia’s graduate school of business’s executive program in Accounting and Finance, Boston College and Rhode Island College. Studied at the…

Inauguration: 1991
Resignation: June 30, 2001
Education: PhD in history from University of Connecticut; MA from Trinity College; BA in English from University of Hartford
Before Wilson: Provost and Dean of Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio; Vice…

Born: May 31, 1943 in Jeannette, PA
Inauguration: October 3, 1981
Resignation: 1991
Education: BA, MA, and PhD in speech communication from Pennsylvania State University. Also studied at Grove City College; Center for the Study of Languages in…

Born: July 28, 1925 Mountville PA
Inauguration: Interim President 1979
Resignation: 1981
Education: BA (history major) University of Omaha; Master of Arts (international relations) the American University; Doctor of Philosophy (international…

Inauguration: August 1, 1975
Resignation: 1979
February 19, 1979 announced closure of Wilson College
March 14, 1979 Alumnae Association filed suit to keep school open
May 25, 1979 Judge Keller rules that Wilson College would remain open

Inauguration: Acting President, March 1975
Resignation: August 1975
Emphasis on increased enrollment through recruiting and financial aid.

Born: Sept. 12, 1922 in Altoona, PA
Died: June 18, 2010
Inauguration: July 1, 1970
Resignation: March 1975
Education: AB, MA, and PhD in history from Columbia University
1946-1958 served as Associate Dean of Students and taught American history…

Born: Lawrenceville, New Jersey Sept. 19, 1903
Died: August 22, 1980
Inauguration: May 22, 1937 at age of 33 (one of the youngest college presidents in the country)
Resignation: 1970
Education: Princeton University (valedictorian), member of Phi…

Born: Lexington, KY 1861
Died: July 6, 1936
Inauguration: 1915
Education: University of Kentucky, completed BA at Princeton in 1882. Spent 1882-1883 at Oxford in England where he specialized in constitutional history. 1885 graduated from Columbia…

Born: Washington, PA
Inauguration: 1911
Resignation: August 1, 1915
Education: AB from Wilson (1895), PhD from University of PA (1900). Also studied at Clark University (1902-1904). Honorary degree from Wilson College (1932).
First official…

Inauguration: June 10, 1903
Resignation: June 7, 1911
Campus doubled in size to fifty acres
1906 – athletic fields developed on north campus
Entrance requirements stiffened
Number of elective courses increased
Department of Bible established in…

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