Hunter Ripley Rawlings

Cornell University
Classicist; Educator; Academic administrator
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Educational and Academic Leadership

Hunter R. Rawlings III is Professor Emeritus and President Emeritus at Cornell University after serving as President from 1995 until 2003. His scholarly publications include a book, The Structure of Thucydides’ History (Princeton University Press, 1981). After serving as president of the University of Iowa from 1988 to 1995, Rawlings began his appointment as Cornell University’s president. A national spokesperson for higher education, he has served as chair of the Ivy Council of Presidents and of the Association of American Universities, and was a member of the American Council on Education board. He serves on the board of managers of his alma mater, Haverford College, and on the National Advisory Committee of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. He also serves on the boards of the National Humanities Center and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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