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Roll of Pi Gamma Mu Presidents

Roll of Pi Gamma Mu Presidents with term of office and academic position at election.

 

Leroy Allen

 

Founding President, 1924-31; Executive Secretary, 1931-47 (died in service)

 

Professor and Head, Department of Economics, Southwestern College

Charles Abram Ellwood

 

President, 1931-37

 

Professor and Chairman, Department of Sociology, Duke University

S. Howard Pattterson

 

President, 1937-1951

 

Professor and Chairman, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania

W. Leon Godshall

 

President, 1951-1956 (died in service)

 

Professor and Chairman, Department of International Relations, Lehigh University

Clarence W. Schroeder

 

President, 1956-1963 (died in service)

 

Professor of Sociology, Bradley University

Joseph B. James

 

President, 1963-1971

 

Dean of the College and Professor of Political Science, Wesleyan College

Eugene H. Miller

 

President, 1971-1978

 

Professor and Chairman, Department of Political Science, Ursinus College

Scott D. Johnston

 

President, 1978-1984

 

Professor of History, Hamline University

Hugh C. Bailey

 

President, 1984-90

 

Professor of History and President, Valdosta State University

Orville D. Menard

 

President, 1990-1996

 

Professor of Political Science, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Kay Anderson

 

President, 1996-2002

 

Professor of Social Work, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Jean C. Karlen

 

President, 2002-2005

 

Professor of Sociology and Chair, Division of Social Sciences, Wayne State College

Gordon E. Mercer

 

President, 2005-2011

 

Professor of Political Science and Director, Public Policy Institute, Western Carolina University

Dr. Barry Friedman

Barry D. Friedman

 

President, 2011-2014

 

Professor of Political Science and coordinator of the Master of Public Administration Program at North Georgia College & State University

Dr. C. Laurence Heck

C. Laurence (Larry) Heck

 

President, 2014-present

 

Professor of Sociology and Assistant Undergraduate Dean at Newman University