Past Presidents

1919-20 President Charles O. Gray, Tusculum

1920-21 President Charles E. Diehl, Southwestern

1921-22 President George Burrett, Tennessee College

1922-23 President Samuel Tyndale Wilson, Maryville College

1923-24 Dean Shelton Phelps, George Peabody College for Teachers

1924-25 President Oscar E. Sams, Carson-Newman College

1925-26 Dean George M. Baker, University of the South

1926-27 President John D. Blanton, Ward-Belmont School

1927-28 Dr. L. C. Glenn, Vanderbilt University

1928-29 President H.E. Watters, Union University

1929-30 President P.A. Lyon, Middle Tennessee State College

1930-31 President E. L. Atwood, Tennessee College

1931-33 President Alexander Guerry, University of Chattanooga

1933-34 President James D. Hoskins, University of Tennessee

1934-35 Dean Franklin C. Paschal, Vanderbilt University

1935-36 President James L. Robb, Tennessee Wesleyan College

1936-37 President Richard E. Womack, Ambush College

1937-38 President Q.M. Smith, Tennessee Polytechnic Institute

1938-39 President Charles A. Anderson, Tusculum College

1939-40 President Henry J. Derthick, Milligan College

1940-41 President Ernest L. Stockton, Cumberland University

1941-42 President Thomas J. Johnson, King College

1942-44 President Ralph Waldo Lloyd, Maryville College

1944-45 NO MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION

1945-46 President Everett Derryberry, Tennessee Polytechnic Institute

1946-47 Dean Fred C. Smith, University of Tennessee

1947-48 Dean M.E. Eagle, Lambuth College

1948-49 President David A. Lockmiller, University of Chattanooga

1949-50 President Emeritus C.C. Sherrod, East Tennessee State College

1950-51 President Warren F. Jones, Union University

1951-52 President Burgin E. Dossett, East Tennessee State College

1952-53 President J.M. Smith, Memphis State College

1953-54 Dean Paul Palmer, University of Chattanooga

1954-55 President Halbert Harvill, Austin Peay State College

1955-56 President Roy Baker, Bethel College

1956-57 Dean J. A. Barksdale, Tennessee Polytechnic Institute

1957-58 President Robert L. Kincaid, Lincoln Memorial University

1958-59 Vice-Chancellor Madison Sarratt, Vanderbilt University

1959-60 Dean Paul Meek, University of Tennessee, Martin

1960-61 President D. Harley Fite, Carson-Newman College

1961-62 President Quill E. Cope, Middle Tennessee State College

1962-63 President Felix C. Robb, George Peabody College for Teachers

1963-64 President C.C. Humphreys, Memphis State University

1964-65 President Athens Clay Pullias, David Lipscomb College

1965-66 Vice President Herman E. Spivey, University of Tennessee

1966-67 President James Wilder, Lambuth College

1967-68 Dean James W. Livingood, University of Chattanooga

1968-69 President Joe Morgan, Austin Peay State University

1969-70 Chancellor Archie Dykes, University of Tennessee, Martin

1970-71 President J.J. Copeland, Maryville College

1971-72 President Herbert Gabhart, Belmont College

1972-73 President Andrew P. Torrence, Tennessee State University

1973-74 Ernest L. Stockton, Cumberland College

1974-75 President Harold S. Pryor, Columbia State Community College

1975-76 President John A. Fincher, Carson-Newman College

1976-77 President Billy M. Jones, Memphis State University

1977-78 President Lloyd C. Elam, Meharry Medical College

1978-79 President Arliss Roaden, Tennessee Technological University

1979-80 Dr. Larry T. McGehee, Special Assistant to the President, University of Tennessee

1980-81 President Harry D. Wagner, Motlow State Community College

1981-82 President Theodore C. Mercer, Bryan College

1982-83 Chancellor Charles E. Smith, University of Tennessee, Martin

1983-84 President Harry W. Gilmer, Lambuth College

1984-85 Assoc. Vice President Nebraska Mays, University of Tennessee System

1985-86 President Hal R. Ramer, Volunteer State Community College

1986-87 President E. Claude Gardiner, Freed-Hardeman College

1987-88 Chancellor Margaret N. Perry, University of Tennessee, Martin

1988-89 President William E. Troutt, Belmont College

1989-90 President James Ford, Cleveland State Community College

1990-91 President Charles A. Thigpen, Free Will Baptist Bible College

1991-92 President Karen Bowyer, Dyersburg State Community College

1992-93 President Henry Ponder, Fisk University

1993-94 President Angelo Volpe, Tennessee Technological University

1994-95 Chancellor Frederick Obear, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

1995-96 Vice President Betty Kyger, Columbia State Community College

1996-97 President Harold Hazelip, Lipscomb University

1997-98 President James Hefner, Tennessee State University

1998-99 Chancellor William Snyder, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

1999-2000 Provost Frederick Croom, University of the South

2000-01 President Claire E. Martin, Cumberland University and President Sherry Hoppe, Austin Peay State University

2001-02 President Charlie Roberts, Jackson State Community College

2002-03 President Ted Brown, Martin Methodist College

2003-04 President Robert Bell, Tennessee Technological University

2004-05 President Nathan Essex, Southwest Tennessee Community College

2005-06 Chancellor Gordon Gee, Vanderbilt University

2006-07 President MaryLou Apple, Motlow State Community College

2007-08 President Jim Noseworthy, Hiwassee College

2008-09 Provost and Vice President Academic Affairs Bert Bach, East Tennessee State University

2009-2010 President Melvin Johnson, Tennessee State University

2010-2011 President Randy Lowry, Lipscomb University

2011-2012 President Janet Smith, Columbia State Community College

2012-2013 President Karen Bowyer, Dyersburg State Community College

2013-2014 President Bruce Blanding, Jackson State Community College

2014-2015 President Gary Weedman, Johnson University

2015-2016 President Janice Gilliam, Northeast State Community College