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University Presidents

Order President Years
First  Richard Thatcher 1891-1893 
Second  George W. Winans 1893-1894 
Third  Edward Ralston "E.R." Williams 1894-1895 
Fourth  Edmund Dandridge Murdaugh 1895-1901 
Fifth  Frederick Howard Umholtz 1901-1906 
Sixth  Thomas Walter Butcher 1906-1908 
Seventh  James Argyle McLauchlin 1908-1911 
Eighth  Charles Evans 1911-1916 
Ninth  Grant Bartholomew Grumbine 1916-1917 
Tenth  James W. Graves 1917-1919 
Eleventh  John Gordon Mitchell 1919-1931 
Twelfth  Malcom A. Beeson 1931-1935 
Acting President  Cliff R. Otto 1935-1935 
Thirteenth  John Ohlyer Moseley 1935-1939 
Fourteenth  Roscoe R. Robinson 1939-1948 
Acting President  George P. Huckaby 1948-1948 
Fifteenth  Dr. W. Max Chambers 1949-1960 
Sixteenth  Dr. Garland Alonzo Godfrey 1960-1975 
Seventeenth  Dr. Bill Lillard 1975-1992 
Eighteenth  George Nigh 1992-1997 
Nineteenth  W. Roger Webb 1997-2011 
Twentieth  Dr. Don Betz 2011-2019 
Twenty-first  Patti Neuhold-Ravikumar 2019-Current