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About R. Owen Williams

R. Owen Williams came to Transylvania on August 1, 2010, after a 24-year career as a Wall Street investment banker and a 10-year period of scholarly preparation at Yale University, Harvard University, and New York University. He also brought to Transylvania an impressive resume of volunteer work for non-profit organizations that included extensive fund-raising and strategic planning initiatives.

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History of the Transylvania Presidency

Harry Toulmin

1794-1796
Harry Toulmin

James Moore

1796-1804
James Moore

Horace Holley

1818-1827
Horace Holley

Alva Woods

1828-1831
Alva Woods

Thomas Colt

1835-1837
Thomas Coit

Robert Davidson

1840-1842
Robert Davidson

Henry Bascom

1842-1849
Henry Bascom

Lewis Green

1856-1858
Lewis Green

Henry Bascom

1858-1861
Abraham Drake

Lewis Green

1861-1865
James Kennedy Patterson

John Bowma

1865-1878
John Bowman

Henry White

1878-1880
Henry White

Charles Loos

1880-1897
Charles Loos

Reuben Cave

1897-1900
Reuben Cave

Burris Jenkins

1901-1906
Burris Jenkins

Richard Crossfield

1908-1921
Richard
Crossfield

Andrew Harmon

1922-1928
Andrew Harmon

Arthur Braden

1930-1938
Arthur Braden

Raymond McLain

1939-1951
Raymond McLain

Frank Rose

1951-1957
Frank Rose

Irvin Lunger

1957-1976
Irvin Lunger

William Kelly

1976-1981
William Kelly

David Brown

1982-1983
David Brown

Charles Shearer

1983-2010
Charles Shearer