Robert M. Gates
"Robert M. Gates '65, L.H.D. '98, was named twenty-fourth Chancellor of the College by the College of William and Mary Board of Visitors at his investiture on February 3, 2012. He succeeded Sandra Day O'Connor, former Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, who was appointed in 2005."
"A history major at William & Mary, Gates was an active member of Alpha Phi Omega, a service organization that he led as a senior. Gates was also a dormitory manager and orientation aide as well as the business manager of the William & Mary Review, a literary and art magazine. At graduation, he received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, given to honor splendid characteristics of heart, mind and helpfulness to others."
"He has been a trustee of the William & Mary Foundation Board and spoke at Charter Day in 1998 and Commencement in 2007. He received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the College in 1998 and the Alumni Medallion, the Alumni Association's highest honor, in 2000."
|Preceded by||College of William and Mary Chancellor||Succeeded by|
|Sandra Day O'Connor
|Robert M. Gates
Material in the Special Collections Research Center
- University Archives Subject File Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, William & Mary.
- University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, William & Mary.
- University Archives Photograph Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, William & Mary.
- http://www.wm.edu/about/administration/chancellor/index.php accessed 18 May 2013.
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