Independent Minds, Working Together

Past Presidents

The Presidents of The College of Wooster

“I know that I am on a path that has been paved with love, devotion, and lifetimes of hard work by others. My duty is as much to those who have come before me as it is to the current students and faculty and the generations who will follow them.”

President Grant H. Cornwell Jr.

Past Presidents

  • Grant Cornwell, Jr., Ph.D. - 2007-
  • Raleigh Stanton Hales, Jr., Ph.D. - 1995-2007
  • Henry Jefferson Copeland, Ph.D. - 1977-1995
  • J. Garber Drushal, Ph.D., LL.D., L.H.D. - 1967-1977
  • Howard Foster Lowry, Ph.D., Litt.D., LL.D. D.C.L., L.H.D. - 1944-1967
  • Charles Frederick Wishart, D.D., LL.D., Litt.D., L.H.D. - 1919-1944
  • John Campbell White, LL.D. - 1915-1919
  • Louis Edward Holden, D.D., LL.D. - 1899-1915
  • Sylvester Fithian Scovel, D.D., LL.D. - 1883-1899
  • Archibald Alexander Edward Taylor, D.D., LL.D. - 1873-1883
  • Willis Lord, D.D. - 1870-1873