National Association of College
and University Chaplains


A multifaith professional community supporting spiritual and ethical life in higher education

NACUC Past Presidents

Below is a list of the past presidents of NACUC. Some information is currently missing from our records. If you have some of this information, please email Executive Committee Member Daniel Meyers.


1948-1949 - Charles Noble, Syracuse University

1949-1950 - Bradford Abernethy, Rutgers University

1950-1951 - W. J. Faulkner, Fisk University

1951-1952 - Sidney Lovett, Yale University

1952-1953 - E. Miller

1953-1954 - Samuel L. Gandy, Dillard University

1954-1955 - Chaplain Laverty

1955-1956 - Chaplain Bernhard

1956-1957 - Chaplain Rickard

1957-1958 - George Bean, U.S. Military Academy

1958-1959 - Robert Bonthius, Vassar College

1959-1960 - Chaplain Darrah

1960-1961 - Chaplain Beaven

1961-1962 - Chaplain Lee

1962-1963 - Chaplain Dunlop

1963-1964 - Chaplain Havice

1964-1965 - Paul Rahmeier, Oberlin College

1965-1966 - Chaplain Kalbfleisch

1966-1967 - Chaplain Crawford

1967-1968 - David Maitland

1968-1969 -  Chaplain Scott

1969-1970 - Chaplain Evans

1970-1971 - Chaplain Bauman

1971-1972 - Chaplain Bremer

1972-1973 - Chaplain Byers

1973-1974 - Chaplain Unsworth

1974-1975 - Jim Leslie

1975-1976 - Chaplain Haas

1976-1977 - Chaplain Nesbaum

1977-1978 - Chaplain Wettstein

1978-1979 - Bob Young, Duke University

1979-1980 - Lynn Fitch

1980-1981 - Bob Young

1981-1982 - Rabbi Yechiael Lander, Smith College

1982-1983 - Donovan Hull, Hamline University

1983-1984 - David McDaniels

1984-1985 - Jim Davis, University of Puget Sound

1985-1986 - Ted Linn

1986-1987 - Bob Dewey

1987-1988 - Cliff Cain

1988-1989 - Bobbi Patterson, Emory University

1989-1990 -

1990-1991 - Jewelnel Davis, Carleton College

1991-1992 - Gary Miller, Lafayette College

1992-1993 - Ron Flowers, Georgia State University

1993-1994 - Stuart Lord, DePauw University

1994-1995 - Cynthia Jay Pendleton, Pfeiffer College

1995-1996 - John Colatch, Allegheny College

1996-1997 - Jan Fuller Carruthers, Hollins College

1997-1998 - Marty CashBurless, Mount Union College

1998-1999 - Cynthia Terry, Yale University

1999-2001 - Sharon Kugler, Johns Hopkins University

2001-2002 - Deanna Shorb, Grinnell College

2002-2003 - Laura Walters Baskett, Stetson University

2003-2004 - Charles Wallace, Willamette University

2004-2005 - Ashley Cook, Piedmont College

2005-2006 - Wayne Clark, Hendrix College

2006-2007 - Erica Brown, Northwestern University

2007-2008 - Timothy (Tee) Boddie, Hampton Institute

2008-2009 - Serena Fujita, Bucknell University

2009-2010 - Donald Brewington, Huston-Tillotson College

2010-2011 - Karen Wood, Willamette University

2011-2012 - Kathy Schnurr, Johns Hopkins University

2012-2014 - Loretta Reynolds, Berea College

2014-2015 - Gregory McGonigle, Tufts University

2015-2016 - Kate Smanik, DePauw University





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