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Archives & Special Collections: List of Presidents

List of SHC Presidents

 

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Presidents of Spring Hill College

 

1.           Mathias Loras, D.D.                                     1830-1832         - The Fathers of Mercy take charge of the College. 

2.           John Stephen Bazin, D.D.                            1832-1835

3.           Peter Mauvernay                                          1835-1839

4.           John Stephen Bazin, D.D.                            1839-1840

5.           Dominic F. Bach, S.P.M.                               1840-1842

6.           Claude Rampon                                           1842-1844

7.           John Peter Bellier, C.J.M.                             1845-1846         - The Fathers of Vincennes take charge of the College.

8.           Albin Desgaultieres                                       1846

                     College Closed                                     1846                 - Closed for 18 months while the College searched for the Jesuit Fathers in France 

9.           Francis de Sales Gautrelet, S.J.                   1847-1859        - The Fathers of the Society of Jesus take charge of the College. (Jesuits)

10.         Anthony Jourdant, S.J.                                 1859-1862

11.         Francis de Sales Gautrelet, S.J.                   1862-1865

12.         Aloysius Curioz, S.J.                                    1865-1868

13.         John Montillot, S.J.                                       1868-1875

14.         Dominic Beaudequin, S.J.                            1875-1880

15.         John A. Downey, S.J.                                   1880-1883              

16.         David McKiniry, S.J.                                     1883-1887

17.         James Lonergan, S.J.                                  1887-1896

18.         Michael S. Moynihan, S.J.                            1896-1899

19.         William Tyrrell, S.J.                                       1899-1907

20.         Francis X. Twellmeyer, S.J.                          1907-1913

21.         Edward Cummings, S.J.                               1913-1919

22.         Joseph C. Kearns, S.J.                                1919-1922

23.         Michael McNally, S.J.                                   1922-1925

24.         Joseph M. Walsh, S.J.                                 1925-1932

25.         John J. Druhan, S.J.                                    1932-1938

26.         W. Doris O’Leary, S.J.                                 1938-1946

27.         W. Patrick Donnelly, S.J.                             1946-1952

28.         Andrew C. Smith, S.J.                                 1952-1959

29.         A. William Crandell, S.J.                              1959-1966

30.         William J. Rimes, S.J.                                  1966-1972

31.         Paul S. Tipton, S.J.                                      1972-1989

32.         Donald I. MacLean, S.J.                              1989

33.         William J. Rewak, S.J.                                 1989-1997

34.         Gregory F. Lucey, S.J.                                 1997-2009

35.         Richard P. Salmi, S.J.                                  2009-2013

36.         Gregory F. Lucey, S.J.                                 2013-2015

37.         Christopher P. Puto, Ph.D.                          2015 - Present     - First Layman President of Spring Hill College

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