Acadia Presidents

Acadia presidents have led the institution throughout its 179-year history.  

John Pryor, 1846–1850
John Cramp, 1851–1853 
Edmund Crawley, 1853–1856
John Cramp, 1856–1869
Artemus Wyman Sawyer, 1869–1896
Thomas Trotter, 1897–1906
W.B. Hutchinson, 1907–1909
George Barton Cutten, 1910–1922
Frederic Patterson, 1923–1948
Watson Kirkconnell, 1948–1964
James Beveridge, 1964–1978
Allan Sinclair, 1978–1981
James Perkin, 1981–1993
Kelvin Ogilvie, 1993–2004
Gail Dinter-Gottlieb, 2004–2008
Tom Herman (Acting President), 2008–2009
Raymond Ivany, 2009 – 2017
Peter Ricketts, 2017-present