A dime a dozen

Over the past 150 years, Doane’s 12 previous presidents have carried the university through multiple wars, financial struggles, technological advances and more. 

Tradition, the details change, but traditions remain. We had Stop Day, you have Stop Day. We had Greek Week, you have Greek Week. We sang ‘Merrill will Ring’ with the same enthusiasm.

- Fred Brown ‘59

David Brainerd Perry

David Brainerd Perry

1872 – 1912 

Authur B. Fairchild

Arthur B. Fairchild (acting) 

1912 – 1914 

William O. Allen

William O. Allen

1914-1918

John N. Bennett

John N. Bennett — 1919-1925

Edwin B. Dean

Edwin B. Dean

1925-1936

Bryan S. Stoffer

Bryan S. Stoffer

1937-1942

G. Bryant Drake

G. Bryant Drake 

1942-1947

David L. Crawford

David L. Crawford 

1948-1954

Donald M. Typer

Donald M. Typer

1954-1966

Philip R. Heckman

Philip R. Heckman

1967-1987

Frederic D. Brown

Frederic D. Brown

1987-2005

Jonathan M. Brand

Jonathan M. Brand

2005-2011

Photo of Jacque Carter 

Jacque Carter 

2011-2021