Dec 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Presidents of the University


Thomas Alva Early   1916 - 1920
University of Georgia.    
     
Quentin Miller Smith   1920 - 1938
B.S. 1917 and M.A. 1927, George Peabody College for Teachers.    
     
James Millard Smith   1938 - 1940
B.S. 1929, West Tennessee State Teachers College; M.A., 1930, George Peabody College for Teachers.    
     
William Everett Derryberry   1940 - 1974
B.A., Summa Cum Laude, The University of Tennessee, 1928; B.A. (Honours School of English Language and Literature) and M.A., 1932, Oxford University; Oxford, England; D.Litt., University of  Chattanooga, 1965; LL.D., Pepperdine College, 1967.    
    1974 - 1985
Arliss Lloyd Roaden    
A.A., Cumberland Junior College, 1949; B.A., Cum Laude, Carson-Newman College, 1951; M.S. The University of Tennessee, 1958; Ed.D., 1961.    
     
Wallace Samuel Prescott   1985 - 1987
B.S., Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, 1946; M.S., The University of Tennessee, 1952; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1961.    
     
Angelo Anthony Volpe   1987 - 2000
B.S., Brooklyn College, 1959; M.S., 1962; Ph.D., 1966, University of Maryland.    
     
Robert R. Bell   2000 - 2012
B. S., University of Florida, 1969; M. A., 1970; Ph.D., 1972.    
     
Philip Oldham   2012 - present
B.S., Freed-Hardeman University, 1980; Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 1985.