College and University Presidents.

College and University Presidents. Colleges and universities that have been headed by presidents who attended Princeton number more than a hundred, in thirty-six states from Alabama to Washington, and in seven foreign countries: China, Egypt, Greece, India, Lebanon, Pakistan, and Turkey. Those with significant Princeton associations include:

ALLAHABAD CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, Allahabad, India
Sam Higginbottom '03 (1932-1950)

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, Beirut, Lebanon
Bayard Dodge '09 (1923-1948)

BROWN UNIVERSITY, Providence, Rhode Island
James Manning 1762 (1765-1791)
Howard R. Swearer '54 (1977- )

CENTRE COLLEGE, Danville, Kentucky
William C. Roberts 1855 (1898-1903)
Walter A. Groves A.M. '23 (1947-1957)

CHARLESTON, COLLEGE OF, Charleston, South Carolina
Elijah D. Rattoone 1787 (1809-1810)
William P. Finley 1820 (1845-1857)

COLGATE UNIVERSITY, Hamilton, New York
Everett N. Case '22 (1942-1962)

COLORADO COLLEGE, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Charles C. Mierow '05 (1925-1934)
Thurston J. Davies '16 (1934-1948)

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE, New London, Connecticut
Charles E. Shain '36 Ph.D.'49 (1962-1974)

CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, New York
Livingston Farrand 1888 (1921-1937)
James A. Perkins Ph.D.'37 (1963-1969)

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, Hanover, New Hampshire
John G. Kemeny '46 Ph.D. '49 (1970- )

DICKINSON COLLEGE, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
John McKnight 1773 (1815-1816)
William Neill 1803 (1824-1829)

DREXEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
James Creese '18 (1945-1963)

FORMAN CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, Lahore, Pakistan
Rhea McC. Ewing '24 (1950-1968)

HOBART COLLEGE, Geneva, New York
Robert G. Hinsdale 1856 (1876-1883)
William A. Eddy '17 (1936-1941)

ILLINOIS COLLEGE, Jacksonville, Illinois
William K. Selden '34 (1953-1955)

KENYON COLLEGE, Gambier, Ohio
William B. Bodine 1860 (1877-1891)
Philip H. Jordan, Jr. '54 (1975- )

LAFAYETTE COLLEGE, Easton, Pennsylvania
William C. Cattell 1848 (1863-1883)
Ethelbert D. Warfield 1882 (1891-1914)

LAKE FOREST COLLEGE, Lake Forest, Illinois
Daniel S. Gregory 1857 (1879-1886)
William C. Robert 1855 (1886-1893)
Richard D. Harlan 1881 (1901-1906)

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
Isaac N. Rendall 1852 (1865-1906)
John B. Rendall 1870 (1906-1924)
William H. Johnson 1888 (1926-1936)
Walter L. Wright 1892 (1936-1945)

LINDENWOOD COLLEGE, St. Charles, Missouri
Addison V. Schenck 1843 (1857-1862)
Jeremiah H. Nixon 1851 (1871-1876)
John A. Brown, Jr. Ph.D. '52 (1966- )

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Karl T. Compton Ph.D. '12 President, 1930-1948; Chairman of the Corporation 1948-1954)

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, Middlebury, Vermont
James I. Armstrong '41 Ph.D. '49 (1963-1975)

NASHVILLE, UNIVERSITY OF, Nashville, Tennessee
Thomas B. Craighead 1775 (1786-1806)
Philip Lindsly 1804 (1824-1850)

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, New York, New York
Jacob R. T. Frelinghuysen 1804 (1839-1850)
James M. Hester '46 (1962-1975)
John C. Sawhill '58 (1975- )

OBERLIN COLLEGE, Oberlin, Ohio
William E. Stevenson '22 (1946-1959)
Robe~rt W. Fuller Ph.D. '61 (1970- )

OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE, Los Angeles, California
Elbert N. Condit 1873 (1894-1896)
James W. Parkhill 1880 (1896-1897)
Silas Evans A.M. '00 (1917-1921)

OGLETHORPE COLLEGE, Atlanta, Georgia
Samuel K. Talmage 1820 (1841-1865)
Thornwell Jacobs A.M. 1899 (1915-1943)

PENNSYLVANIA, UNIVERSITY OF, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
John Ewing 1754 (1779-1802)
Gaylord P. Harnwell Ph.D. '27 (1953-1970)

RICHMOND, UNIVERSITY OF, Richmond, Virginia
George M. Modlin Ph.D. '32 (President, 1946-1971; Chancellor 1971- )

RIPON COLLEGE, Ripon, Wisconsin
Silas Evans A.M. '00 (1911-1917, 1921-1943)
Clark G. Kuebler g-33 (1943-1954)
Bernard S. Adams '50 (1966- )

ROBERT COLLEGE, Istanbul, Turkey
Walter L. Wright, Jr. '21 Ph.D.'28 (1935-1944)

ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY, New York, New York
Frederick Seitz Ph.D. '34 (1968- )

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, New Brunswick, New Jersey
William Linn 1772 (1791-1794)
Ira Condict 1784 (1794-1810)
Jacob R. T. Frelinghuysen 1804 (1850-1861)
Robert C. Clothier '08 (1932-1951)

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Charles E. Beury '03 (1926-1941)

TUSCULUM COLLEGE, Greenville, Tennessee
Hezekiah Balch 1766 (1794-1810)
George K. Davies '22 (1946-1950)

UNION COLLEGE, Schenectady, New York
John Blair Smith 1773 (1795-1799)
Jonathan Edwards 1765 (1799-1801)

WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON COLLEGE, Washington, Pennsylvania
John Watson 1797 (1802)
James Dunlap 1773 (1803-1812)
James H. Case, Jr. '29 (1946-1950)

WELLS COLLEGE, Aurora, New York
William E. Weld A.M. '09 (1936-1946)
Richard L. Greene Ph.D. '29 (1946-1950)

WEST VIRGINIA, UNIVERSITY OF, Morgantown, West Virginia
Eli M. Turner 1868 (1885-1893)
John R. Turner Ph.D. '13 (1928-1935)

WESTMINSTER COLLEGE, Fulton, Missouri
William W. Hall, Jr. '25 (1947-1955)

WILSON COLLEGE, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Ethelbert D. Warfield 1882 (1915-1936)
Paul S. Havens '25 (1936-1970)


From Alexander Leitch, A Princeton Companion, copyright Princeton University Press (1978).

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