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Addendum to Penn-made Presidents
March 20, 2007, Volume 53, No. 26

In addition to the Penn-made presidents in the recent issue (Almanac February 20), Dr. Lawrence M. Schall, J.D. ’78, Ed.D. ’03, former co-director of Penn’s Executive Doctorate Program and adjunct faculty member of Penn’s GSE, was named president of Oglethorpe University, in Atlanta, GA, in 2005.

Another Penn-educated person has recently been named a president—Dr. Elaine P. Maimon, earned her B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in English, at Penn, and has been Chancellor at the University of Alaska at Anchorage since 2004, will become the president of Governors State University in University Park, IL, on July 1, 2007.

For a list, see www.upenn.edu/almanac/v47/n22/presidents.html which was compiled over the years by Almanac, with input from others. Another list, “Penn-Trained Presidents: A Selected Roster of Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Who Have Served As Chief Executive Officers of Institutions of Higher Education,” arranged alphabetically  by surname, was compiled and  presented by the University Archives in 2003. It is on their website, www.archives.upenn.edu/histy/notables/highered/pennunleadaj.html.

Almanac - March 20, 2007, Volume 53, No. 26