Strong leadership forges strong communities. Since its founding, Wright State University has been fortunate to have leaders dedicated to the central themes of its mission: learning, giving, cooperation, community, creativity, and research. The individuals selected to guide the university have continued to grow the university into a culture of innovation.
Explore the leadership of Wright State University by learning more about the individuals who have served as President.
WSU's eighth and current president, Susan Edwards, assumed the office on January 1, 2020.
WSU's seventh president, Cheryl B. Schrader, assumed the office on July 1, 2017.
David R. Hopkins was WSU's sixth president and assumed the office on February 1, 2007.
Dr. Goldenberg became president following the death of President Harley E. Flack in 1998.
The inauguration of Harley E. Flack as WSU's fourth president took place on October 7, 1994.
Paige E. Mulhollan was named WSU's third president in 1985.
Robert Kegerreis became WSU's second president in 1973.
Frederick White, the university's first employee and long-time business manager, served as Interim President of WSU between 1972 and 1973.
Brage Golding, known as an innovator with an entrepreneruial spirit, was named WSU's first president in 1966.