LEADERS of the UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA:
Presidents of Penn Alumni

Penn Alumni was known as the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Society (UPAS) from 1998 to 2003. UPAS, in turn, was known as the General Alumni Society from 1895 to 1998.

2013-present

Julie Beren Platt C'79

2008-2013

Lee Spelman Doty W'76

2003-2008

Paul C. Williams W'67

2000-2003

Leonard A. Shapiro W'64

1995-2000

Elsie Sterling Howard CW'68

1992-1995

John N. Reardon W'51, WGr'56

1989-1992

Richard S. Censits W'58

1986-1989

Charles F. Fretz, Jr. W'51

1983-1986

Dr. John P. Hellwege C'56, D'59

1980-1983

Sara Spedden Senior CW'52

1977-1980

David C. Auten, Esq. C'60, L'63

1975-1977

McBee Butcher C'61

1972-1975

Ione Applebaum Strauss CW'54

1970-1972

Samuel H. Ballam, Jr. Ev'41, CGS'50

1968-1970

William D. Patterson W'43

1966-1968

Milton T. Daus W'25

1963-1966

Walter P. Miller, Jr. T'23

1960-1963

Crawford Madeira C'16

1957-1960

Windsor F. Cousins C'23, L'26

1955-1957

James C. Patterson T'15

1952-1955

Earl G. Harrison C'20, L'23

1949-1952

Judge Gerald F. Flood C'20, L'24

1947-1949

Edward R. Snyder T'06

1945-1947

J. Roy Carroll Ar'26, GAr'28

1943-1945

Merle M. Odgers C'22, Gr'28

1941-1943

Gordon A. Hardwick W'16

1936-1941

Ralph Morgan C'06

1936-1938

Luther Martin 3rd C'96

1934-1936

Sydney E. Martin Ar'07

1930-1934

H. Birchard Taylor T'05

1927-1930

Henry N. Woolman C'96

1921-1927

J. Norman Henry M'95

1918-1921

Thomas W. Hulme T'89, TGr'90

1916-1918

Francis S. McIlhenny C'95, L'98

1913-1916

William A. Redding L'76

1911-1912

Charles Francis Gummey C'84, L'88

1899-1911

S.F. Houston C'87, Hon 1939

1898-1899

Effingham B. Morris C'75, L'78

1895-1898

Dr. William Pepper C'62, M'64, Gr'65, Hon '94, Provost 1881-1894

 


 

The University Archives wishes to thank Jason E. Horger C'91, Associate Director for Penn Alumni, for providing a list of alumni society presidents since 1998 and Duncan Van Dusen, Associate Secretary Emeritus of the University, for providing a list of the presidents from 1968 through 1997. Christopher M. Rooney C'01, University Archives Research Assistant, researched and compiled the list of presidents prior to 1968.

University Leaders:

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