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AUBURN UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPT DEPARTMENT


RECORDS OF THE PRESIDENTS, RG 533
Listed by:  M. Olliff
Date:  July 17, 1998

Date Span:  1882-Present

Scope / Content:  The collections document the events that occurred, the issues of importance, and the actions taken by the Presidents of Auburn University and its predecessors.

Note:  Although this list contains all the names of the presidents of Auburn University and its predecessors, only a few are linked to their on-line inventories.  Others will be so linked as time progresses.
 
 

CORPORATE NAMES OF THE COLLEGE:
1859-1861  East Alabama Male College 
1866-1872  East Alabama Male College 
1872-1899  Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama 
1899-1960  Alabama Polytechnic Institute (API) 
1960-Present Auburn University

 
PRESIDENTS:
[Follow the links to more information about each administration]
1859-1861  Rev. William J. Sasnett 
1866-1872  Dr. James Ferguson Dowdell 
1872-1882  Dr. Isaac T. Tichenor 
1882-1883  Dr. William Leroy Broun 
1883-1884  Dr. David French Boyd 
1884-1902  Dr. William Leroy Broun 
1902-1920  Dr. Charles Coleman Thach 
1920-1928  Dr. Spright Dowell 
1928-1932  Dr. Bradford Knapp 
1932-1935 
 

 

Administrative Committee 
(The Triumvirate) 
   John J. Wilmore (Eng.) 
   Bolling H. Crenshaw (Math) 
   Luther N. Duncan (Agric.) 
1935-1947  Dr. Luther Noble Duncan 
1947-1965  Dr. Ralph Brown Draughon 
1965-1980  Dr. Harry M. Philpott 
1980-1983  Dr. Hanley Funderburk 
1983-1992  Dr. James M. Martin 
1992-Present Dr. William M. Muse


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