Presidents of Kalamazoo College

Gorge Gonzaleze
Jorge G. Gonzalez
President
2016-
Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran
Eileen B. Wilson-Oyelaran
President
2005-2016
Jones
James F. Jones, Jr.
President 1996-2004
Bryan
Lawrence D. Bryan
President 1990-1996
Breneman
David W. Breneman
President 1983-1989
Rainsford
George M. Rainsford
President 1972-1983
Hicks
Weimer K. Hicks
President 1953-1971
Everton
John Scott Everton
President 1949-1953
Thompson
Paul Lamont Thompson
President 1938-1948
Cole
Stewart Grant Cole
President 1936-1938
Hoben
Allan Hoben
President 1922-1935
Stetson
Herbert Lee Stetson
President 1912-1922
Slocum
Arthur Gaylord Slocum
President 1892-1912
 Nelson
Theodore Nelson
President 1891-1892
Willcox
Monson A. Willcox
President 1887-1891
 Brooks
Kendall Brooks
President 1868-1887
Gregory
John Milton
Gregory

President 1864-1867
Stone
James Andrus Blinn Stone
President 1843-1863

Transitional Leaders

Various individuals have served as chief administrators of the institution when the College did not have a president. Those distinguished people include the following.

Palchick
Bernard Palchick
2004-05
Light
Timothy Light
1989-90
Chen
Wen Chao Chen
1971-72
Smith
Harold T. Smith
1953
Stowe
Allen B. Stowe
1948-49
Goodsell
Charles T. Goodsell
1935-36