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Hall of Leadership

There have been a number of men over the history of the college/university that have led this campus through many trying and wonderful years. Below you will find a list that contains their dates of service and a picture of them if one was available.

1892 - 1894William W. Prescott (1892-94)
1894 - 1897Ernest A. Sutherland (1894-97)
1897 - 1898Emmett J. Hibbard (1897-98)
1898 - 1900Walter R. Sutherland (1898-1900)
1900 - 1902Edwin L. Stewart (1900-02)
1902 - 1904Charles C. Lewis (1902-04)
1904 - 1905Joseph L. Kay (1904-05)
1905 - 1911Marion E. Cady (1905-11)
1911 - 1917Ernest C. Kellogg (1911-17)
1917 - 1930Walter I. Smith (1917-30)
1930 - 1933John E. Weaver (1930-33)
1933 - 1938William M. Landeen (1933-38)
1938 - 1955George W. Bowers (1938-55) (Second Picture)
1955 - 1964Percy W. Christian (1955-64)
1964 - 1968William H. Shephard (1964-68)
1968 - 1976Robert L. Reynolds (1968-76)
1976 - 1985N. Clifford Sorensen (1976-85)
1985 - 1990H. J. Bergman (1985-90)
1990 - 1994Niels-Erik Andreasen (1990-94)
1994 - 2001William G. Nelson (1994-2001)
2001John C. Brunt (2001)
2001 - 2002N. Clifford Sorensen (2001-02)
2002 - 2006Jon L. Dybdahl (2002-06)
2006 - presentJohn K. McVay (2006-present)

This list was complied from information in “60 Years of Progress : the Anniversary History of Walla Walla College” (1952), Terrie Aamodt’s “A Bold Venture : a History of Walla Walla College” (1992), and other sources.

Last update on October 31, 2017