Carroll University
Past Presidents

 

Since 1846, we've been fortunate to have leaders who have moved Carroll forward.‚Äč We're grateful to the following individuals for their years of leadership, guidance and service to Carroll.

Douglas N. Hastad July 1, 2006 to July 1, 2017

Frank S. Falcone Sept. 8, 1993 to June 30, 2006

A. Paul Jones July 1, 1992 to Sept. 7, 1993

Dan C. West Sept. 1, 1988 to June 30, 1992

Robert V. Cramer March 1, 1971 to Sept. 1, 1988

John T. Middaugh Sept. 1, 1967 to May 31, 1970

Robert D. Steele Aug. 1, 1952 to Aug. 31, 1967

Nelson V. Russell July 1, 1946 to Oct. 12, 1951

Gerrit T. Vander Lugt June 8, 1940 to Feb. 14, 1946

William A. Ganfield July 7, 1921 to July 1, 1939

Herbert P. Houghton Jan. 26, 1918 to June 17, 1920

Wilbur O. Carrier Jan. 1, 1904 to Sept. 1, 1917

Walter L. Rankin Dec. 21, 1866 to July 31, 1871; June 22, 1893 to Oct. 6, 1903 *

John Adams Savage Sept. 11, 1850 to April 7, 1863

* Between July 31, 1871, and June 22, 1893, no college work was carried on. While the charter retained the college privileges, teaching was on the academy level. College work was resumed and the office of the presidency was filled again in 1893.

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