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List of Famous College Presidents

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List of the most notable and famous college presidents in the world, with photos when available. Most prominent college presidents worldwide and top college presidents in America can be found on this list ordered by their level of prominence,. From reputable college presidents to the lesser known college presidents in history and today, these are the top college presidents in their field, and should answer the question "who are the most famous college presidents in the world?". List features A.D. Bruce, William Sanders Scarborough and more. You can use this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. (27 Items)
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    Ruth Simmons was the 18th president of Brown University, the first black president of an Ivy League institution. Simmons was elected Brown's first female president in November 2000. Simmons assumed office in fall of 2001. Simmons holds appointments as a professor in the Departments of Comparative ...more

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    • Age: 70
    • Birthplace: Texas, Houston County, Grapeland, Contiguous United States, United States of America, + more
    • Profession: Professor
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    Richard Roberts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous College Presidents
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    Richard Roberts is chairman and chief executive officer of the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and previously served as president of Oral Roberts University for 15 years. After Roberts stepped down, the outgoing ORU board of regents elected him president emeritus. more

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    • Age: 67
    • Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America
    • Profession: Evangelist, Televangelist, Presenter
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    Su Guaning is a Singaporean academic and the President Emeritus of Nanyang Technological University. more

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    • Profession: Professor, Engineer
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    Johnnetta Betsch Cole is an American anthropologist, educator and museum director. Cole was the first African-American female president of Spelman College, a historically black college, serving from 1987 to 1997. She was president of Bennett College from 2002 to 2007. Since 2009, she has been Director ...more

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    • Age: 79
    • Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America
    • Profession: Anthropologist, Professor
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    Beverly Daniel Tatum is the current president of Spelman College. Tatum received her B.A. in psychology from Wesleyan University and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan. She also received an M.A. religious studies from Hartford Seminary. Tatum has received numerous honorary ...more

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    • Age: 61
    • Birthplace: Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America
    • Profession: Professor
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    Andrew Davis Bruce is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous College Presidents
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    Andrew Davis Bruce was an American academic and soldier who served as the third president of the University of Houston. He retired from the United States Army in 1954 as a lieutenant general after seeing action in both World War I and World War II and founding Fort Hood. Three countries, France, the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 75 (1894-1969)
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
    • Profession: Soldier, Military Officer
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    Charlene Drew Jarvis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous College Presidents
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    Charlene Drew Jarvis is an American educator and former scientific researcher and politician who served as the president of Southeastern University until March 31, 2009. Jarvis is the daughter of the blood plasma and blood transfusion pioneer Charles Drew. more

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    • Age: 74
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
    • Profession: Politician, Researcher, Psychologist, Teacher
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    B. Joseph White is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous College Presidents
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    Bernard Joseph White is President Emeritus of the University of Illinois and James F. Towey Professor of Business and Leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is Dean Emeritus of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Professor Emeritus of Business Administration at the ...more

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    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Professor
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