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Old Main, winter 1921
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North Central College’s iconic Old Main building was dedicated Oct. 4, 1870, and refurbished and rededicated in October 1998.
President Gael D. Swing, 1975-1990
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North Central College’s eighth president was Gael Swing. Serving from 1975 to 1990, he introduced continuing education, Evening and Weekend College and more.
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Arlo Schilling, 1960
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North Central College’s seventh president was Arlo L. Schilling, serving from 1960 to 1975, during the turbulent years of war, civil rights, student unrest.
President C. Harve Geiger, 1946-1960
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North Central College’s sixth president was C. Harve Geiger, who served from 1946 to 1960 during the College’s post-World War II years.
President Edward E. Rall, 1916-1946
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North Central College’s fifth president, Edward Everett Rall, was the longest-serving president, from 1916 to 1946, whose tenure spanned major world crises.
A.A. Smith House, restored
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In the 1880s, the A.A. Smith House was a social center and home to the College’s first president. Its legacy continues today and into the future.
President Lawrence H. Seager
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North Central College’s fourth president was Lawrence H. Seager, a North-Western College graduate and minister, who served as president from 1911 to 1916.
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North Central College's Sesquicentennial is celebrated and explored in the new book, “North Central College: 150 Years. A Promising Start.”