Millikin Leadership

President Dates of Service Millikin Faculty Positions

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Taylor, A.R.

Millikin's first president

1901-1913, 1915-1919 Professor of Philosophy, Pedagogy, Education

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Fellows, George Emory

Millikin's second president

1913-1915  

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Hessler, John Charles

Millikin's sixth president

1919-1920 (acting), 1934-1944 Professor of Chemistry 1907-20
Dean 1917-20

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Holden, Lewis Edward

Millikin's third president

1919-1923  

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Penney, Mark Embury

Millikin's fourth president

1924-1930  

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White, Jesse Hayes

Millikin's fifth president

1930-1934  

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Miller, Clarence L.

1944-1946, 1956-1957 (acting, both terms) Dean of the College 1935-1962

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Malone, J. Walter

Millikin's seventh president

1946-1956  

McKay, Paul Leonard

Millikin's eighth president

1957-71  

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Miller, J. Roger

Millikin's ninth president

1971-91 Dean of School of Music
Administrative Assistant to the President

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Miltner, John R.

Millikin's tenth president

1991-92  

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Shimp, Robert E.

1992-93 (acting) Vice President of Academic Affairs

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McCray, Curtis

Millikin's eleventh president

1993-98  

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Flynn, Thomas

Millikin's twelfth president

1998-2002 Provost 1993-1998

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Reynolds, R. John

2002-2003 (acting)  

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Zemke, Douglas

Millikin's thirteenth president

2003-2010 Dean of the Tabor School of Business, 1998-2001

Luy, Peggy

2011-2011 (interim)  


Jeffcoat, Harold

Millikin's fourteenth president

2011-2013  

Dunsworth, Richard

2013-2013 (interim)  


White, Patrick E.

Millikin's fifteenth president

2013-2020  

Reynolds, James M.

Millikin's sixteenth president

2020-Present  

This table gives the names, dates of service, and other Millikin faculty positions that the particular president occupied in addition to their service as president (information through Flynn from Millikin University: The First 100 Years 1901-2001 by Gerald A. and Barbara Redford. Please refer to Appendix A of this book for more information. There is a copy available for public use in the Reference Collection of the Staley Library, or contact the Archives with any questions you may have).