Presidents and Deans of Luther College

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  • Living in The Student Village at Luther College, our student residence, comes with a choice of healthy, nutritious meal plans. That means no grocery shopping, no meals to cook, and no dirty dishes to worry about. You can focus on your studies and wellness!

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  • Wondering where to live? Our student residence, The Student Village at Luther College, is considered the best choice for first-year student accommodation. Individual private rooms mean you can stick to your own schedule and you never have to deal with roommate hassles.

  • Luther College is the first choice for high school to university transition. Enjoy all the benefits of a larger campus, without feeling lost in the crowd. Our community is full of caring mentors and peers to ensure a positive student experience.

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Presidents and Deans of Luther College

Presidents

1926 – 1964                        Dr. Rex Schneider (President & Principal)

1964 – 1986                        Dr. Morris Anderson (President & Principal: 1964-1974; President Only: 1974-1986)

1986 – 1991                        Dr. Don Lee

1991 – 1994                        Dr. Don King

1994 – 2005                        Rev. Dr. Richard Hordern

2005 – 2010                        Dr. Bruce Perlson

2010 – 2020                        Dr. Bryan Hillis

2020 – Present                   Rev. Dr. Marc Jerry

 

Deans*

1972 – 1977                        Dr. Arthur Krentz

1977 – 1991                        Dr. Roland Miller

1992 – 1995                        Dr. Arthur Krentz

1995 – 2005                        Dr. Bryan Hillis

2005 – 2012                        Dr. Mary Vetter

2012 – 2018                        Dr. Franz Volker Greifenhagen

2018 – Present                   Dr. Yvonne Petry

*Luther's University campus was established in 1971.