Graham B. Spanier

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President, The Pennsylvania State University

Nominated By: James R. Ryan

As head of Penn State since 1995, Dr. Spanier has been identified nationally as a president who is making a difference. During his tenure, Dr. Spanier has launched a number of historic initiatives, including the creation of an honors college, a College of Information Sciences and Technology, and Penn State’s World Campus. He has also overseen the establishment of several new programs, including Forensic Sciences and Security and Risk Analysis.

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