William P. Gerberding, 1975-95
Born on September 9, 1929 in Fargo North Dakota. He attended Macalester College for a BA that he earned in 1951. He went on to earn an MA in 1956 and a Ph.D. in 1959 from the University of Chicago. He served as a professor at the Colgate University in Hamilton, New York and UCLA. In 1972 He became the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Occidental College. He served in that position until 1975 when he was named Vice Chancellor at UCLA. He moved on to the position of Chancellor at the University of Illinois in 1978. In 1979 he became the President of the University of Washington. He served as President of the University until 1995. In 1996 he became a trustee for Macalester College and in 2000 became a member of the Gates Cambridge Trust at Cambridge University, England.