Since the founding of the University of Oregon in 1876, the twenty-one presidents of the University have exercised a huge influence on the direction of education in the state and nation. The papers of these twenty-one presidents contain a unique and valuable record of the development of the University of Oregon and the history of higher education in the United States.
|1876-1893 John Wesley Johnson||1954-1960 O. Meredith Wilson|
|1893 John Straub (acting)||1960-1961 William C. Jones (acting)|
|1893-1899 Charles Hiram Chapman||1961-1968 Arthur S. Flemming|
|1899-1902 Frank Strong||1968-1969 Charles Ellicott Johnson (acting)|
|1902-1925 Prince Lucien Campbell||1969 N. Ray Hawk (acting)|
|1926-1932 Arnold Bennett Hall||1969-1975 Robert Donald Clark|
|1932-1938 Clarence Valentine Boyer (acting 1932-33)||1975-1980 William Beaty Boyd|
|1938-1943 Donald Milton Erb||1980-1989 Paul Olum (acting 1980)|
|1944-1945 Orlando John Hollis (acting)||1989-1994 Myles Brand|
|1945-1953 Harry K. Newburn||1994-2009 Dave Frohnmayer|
|1953-1954 Victor Pierpont Morris (acting)||2009- Richard Lariviere|
For questions or information about University of Oregon Office of the President materials, please contact Heather Briston, Richard & Mary Corrigan-Solari University Historian & Archivist, at 541-346-1899.