Wilkes University

Past Presidents

Past Wilkes University Presidents

Pictured are the past presidents of Wilkes University at the 2019 Founders Gala. Pictured left to right are Francis J. Michelini, Patrick F. Leahy, Christopher N. Breiseth and Joseph (Tim) Gilmour. Not pictured are Eugene Farley, Robert Capin and Paul S. Adams.


Past Wilkes University Presidents

  • Eugene Farley - 1947 to 1970
  • Francis J. Michelini - 1970 to 1975
  • Robert Capin - 1975 to 1984
  • Christopher N. Breiseth - 1984 to 2001
  • Joseph "Tim" Gilmour - 2001 to 2012
  • Patrick F. Leahy - 2012 to 2019
  • Paul S. Adams - 2019 to 2020 (interim)