Past Presidents of Cheyney University

Superintendents and Matrons

1. Isaac and Ann Jones, 1840 - 1842
2. Joseph and Rachel Healy, 1843 - 1845
3. Caleb and Hannah Cope, 1845 - 1846

Principals

1. Charles L. Reason, 1852 - 1856
2. Ebenezer D. Bassett, 1856 - 1869
3. Fanny Jackson Coppin, 1869 - 1902
4. Hugh Browne, 1903 - 1913

Presidents

1. Leslie Pinckney Hill (principal and president), 1913 - 1951
2. James Henry Duckrey, 1951- 1965
3. Leroy Banks Allen, 1965-1968
4. Wade Wilson, 1968-1981
5. C.T. Enus Wright, 1982-1985
6. LeVerne McCummings, 1985-1991
7. Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum (Interim), 1991-1992
8. Douglas Covington, 1992-1995
9. W. Clinton Pettus, 1996 – 2003
10. Wallace C. Arnold (interim), January 2004 to June 2007