Presidents of The George Washington University

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William Staughton, 1821-1827

Stephen Chapin, 1828-1841

Joel Smith Bacon, 1843-1854

Joseph Getchell Binney, 1855-1858

George Whitefield Samson, 1859-1871

James Clarke Welling, 1871-1894

Samuel Harrison Greene, 1894-1895 (Acting)

Benaiah L. Whitman, 1895-1900

Samuel Harrison Greene, 1900-1902 (Acting)

Charles Willis Needham, 1902-1910

Charles Herbert Stockton, 1910-1918

William Miller Collier, 1918-1921

Howard L. Hodgkins, Interim, 1921-1923

William Mather Lewis, 1923-1927

Cloyd Heck Marvin, 1927-1959

Oswald S. Colclough, 1959-1961 (Acting)

Thomas Henry Carroll, 1961-1964

Lloyd Hartman Elliott, 1965-1988

Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, 1988-2007(July 31st)

Steven Knapp, August 01, 2007 -


See also: Office of the President Records/RG0002[1]

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Date Added to Encyclopedia: January 5, 2007
Prepared by: G. David Anderson

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