Thiel College

Past Presidents of Thiel College


2009-PresentTroy D. VanAken, Ph.D
2007-2009Robert C. Olson, Ph.D. '60
1999-2007Lance A. Masters, Ph. D.
1991-1998C. Carlyle Haaland, Ph. D.
1976-1990The Rev. Louis Almen, Ph. D.
1974-1975Frank Bretz, Ph. D.
1961-1974Chauncey G. Bly, M.D., Ph.D.
1952-1960Fredric B. Irvin, Ph.D.
1942-1951William F. Zimmerman, Ph. D.
1934-1940The Rev. Earl S. Rudisill, Ph.D.
1926-1933The Rev. E. Clyde Xander
1923-1925The Rev. Carl A. Sunberg
1916-1921The Rev. Henry W. Elson, Ph. D. 1886
1914-1916Professor Franklin B. Sawvel
1909-1913The Rev. C. Theodore Benze
1893-1902The Rev. Theophilus B. Roth 1874
1891-1893The Rev. Frederick A. Muhlenberg
1888-1890The Rev. W. A. Beates
1870-1887The Rev H. W. Roth

Past Acting Presidents of Thiel College


1973-1974Dr. Frank H. Bretz (Chief Executive Officer)
1951-1951Dr. Edwin F. Hodge
1941-1942The Hon. George H. Rowley
1925-1926The Rev. Benjamen H. Pershing
1921-1923The Rev. E. F. Ritter
1913-1914Professor Franklin B. Sawvel
1902-1903The Rev. J. C. Kunzman
1890-1891The Rev. A. G. Voight
1888-1889The Rev. David McKee