The Presidents

Eighteen Presidents have served Northwestern since its founding in 1884.

Dr. Edward E. Sheib

1885-1888

Col. Thomas D. Boyd

1888-1896

Beverly C. Caldwell

1896-1908

Dr. James B. Aswell

1908-1911

Victor L. Roy

1911-1929

William W. Tison

1929-1934

A.A. Fredericks

1934-1941

Dr. Joe Farrar

1941-1947

Joseph E. Gibson

1947-1949

Dr. W.G McGinty

1949-1950

H. Lee Prather

1950-1954

Dr. John S. Kyser

1954-1966

Dr. Arnold R. Kilpatrick

1966-1977

Dr. Rene Bienvenu

1977-1982

Dr. Joseph Orze

1982-1986

Dr. Robert A. Alost

1986-1996

Dr. Randall J. Webb

1996-2015

Dr. Jim B. Henderson

2015-Present

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