Former National Presidents

Omicron Delta Kappa’s national president oversees the Society’s board of directors. OΔK owes much of its success to the strong leaders who have overseen the organization since its founding in 1914.

D. B. Easter*
Washington and Lee University
1914-1920

John C. French*
Johns Hopkins University
1920-1922

William Moseley Brown*
Washington and Lee University
1922-1925

A. G. Williams*
College of William and Mary
1925-1927

William L. Prince*
University of Richmond
1927-1929

Gustav L. Schramm*
University of Pittsburgh
1929-1931

Frank C. Brown*
Davidson College
1931-1933

George Lang*
University of Alabama
1933-1935

William L. Sanders*
Ohio Wesleyan University
1935 (Resigned)

Guy E. Snavely*
Birmingham-Southern College
1935-1937

Frank L. Jackson*
Davidson College
1937-1939

Wilbur H. Norcross*
Dickinson College
1939-1941

C. Stanton Belfour*
University of Pittsburgh
1941-1947

Ralph C. McDanel*
University of Richmond
1947-1949

Marten Ten Hoor*
Tulane University
1949-1951

Gordon Johnston*
University of Denver
1951-1955

Robson D. McIntyre*
University of Kentucky
1955-1959

Arno J. Haack*
Washington University
1959-1961

G. Herbert Smith*
Willamette University
1961-1964

Robert W. Bishop*
University of Cincinnati
1964-1968

Frank A. Rose*
University of Kentucky
1968-1970

Frank G. Dickey*
University of Kentucky
1970-1972

Wayne L. Rubinas
Florida State University
1972-1974

Karlem Riess*
Tulane University
1974-1978

Glenn O. Hilburn*
Centenary College
1978-1984

Robert L. Morlan*
Denison University
1984-1985

Glenn O. Hilburn*
Centenary College
1985-1986 (Interim President)

Ronald W. Roskens
Kent State University
1986-1990

Eldridge W. Roark, Jr.*
Samford University
1990-1994

Richard E. Hoover
University of Nebraska at Omaha
1994-1998

Cheryl M. Hogle
SUNY Plattsburgh
1998-2002

Kenneth P. Ruscio
Washington and Lee University
2002-2006

Stephen D. Bisese
University of Richmond
2006-2010

Elizabeth Bugg Holloway
Vanderbilt University
2010-2012

Michael N. Christakis
Alfred University
2012-2016

* Deceased