Past Presidents

Since its founding in 1895, Northwest Christian University has been served by 10 presidents and one interim president.


Our Institutions Past Names

  • Eugene Divinity School – 1895-1908
  • Eugene Bible University – 1908-1930
  • Eugene Bible College – 1930-1933
  • Northwest Christian College – 1933-2008
  • Northwest Christian University – 2008-present

Our Institutions Past Presidents

Eug-SandersonEugene C. Sanderson, President

1895-1929

Earl-Childers

S. Earl Childers, President

1929-1934

Victor-Morris

Victor P. Morris, De Facto President

1934-1936
1943-1944

Kendall-Burke

Kendall E. Burke, President

1936-1943

Ross-Griffeth

Ross J. Griffeth, President

1944-1965

Barton-DowdyBarton A. Dowdy, President

1965-1978

Bill-Hays

William E. Hays, President

1978-1985

Chuck-Pyron

H. Charles Pyron, Interim President

1985-1986

Jim-Womack-photo-color

James E. Womack, President

1986-2004

David-Wilson

David W. Wilson, President

2004-2010

Womack-Joe

Joseph D. Womack, President

2010-present