Royson N. Whipple
1957-1978

Royson N. Whipple, the fourth president of the institution now called the State University of New York at Morrisville, was born in Buffalo, New York in 1912. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and a master's degree from Cornell University. After serving as head of the Food Technology Department for 12 years, Mr. Whipple became director of the college in 1957. In 10 years, under his leadership, the enrollment of the college tripled, staff size experienced dramatic growth and the largest construction activity in the college's history, including the Norwich Campus, took place.

photo from 1965 Arcadian.


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Last updated 31 May 2000