Clarence William Kreger Edit


Level of Description


  • 1952 – 1953 (Creation)



  • Physical Location

    Miami University Archives, King Library, 3rd Floor, Walter Havighurst Special Collections, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Materials do not circulate and are made available to users in the Miami University Archives.

  • General

    See Academic Affairs/Provost Resource

  • Preferred Citation

    Miami University Libraries. Miami University Archives, Oxford, Ohio

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Materials do circulate and may only be used in the archives.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Birth Death 1896-1960

    Term 1953 [pro tem]

    Born, Louisville, June 1, 1896; Son of William G. and Eva M. (Everle) Kreger; A.B., Miami U., 1919; A.M., U. of Illinois, 1922; Ph.D., Ohio State U., 1925; Married, Helen Beaseley Zink, June 20, 1923; Children--William E., Robert D. (dec.). Asst. prof. chemistry Miami U,, 1919-20, 1922-25, asso. prof., 1925-37, prof. since 1937, assistant dean Coll. Liberal Arts, 1930-47, administrative asst, to pres, 1946-48, v.p., 1948-51, chief exec. officer, 1951-52, acting president, 1952-53, provost 1953-60; educational director Navy V-12 program 1942-45, institutional rep. E.S.M.W.T. program, 1943-45. Coll. and univ, examiner N. Central Assn. of Colls. and Secondary Schools 1938-60; Cons. field coll. and univ. adminstrn., orgn. and academic curricula. Registered profl. engr., Ohio. Fellow A.A.A.S.; mem. N.E.A., Phi Beta Kappa, Sigmi Xi, Phi Lamda Upsilon, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Alpha Chi Sigma. Mason. Died, Nov. 19, 1960. [Who Was Who, 1961-68]

    Biographical Sources: "In the fortieth year of service to Alma Mater: Clarence W. Kreger, Class of 1919." Miami Alumnus (February 1961): 6-8.