Throughout the 100 year history of Youngstown State University, six men have served as President. In this role, each man was expected to guide the University through change and to constantly improve academic opportunities for students. This exhibit examines each man’s history and his contributions to the University.
Homer O. Nearpass (YMCA Director of Youngstown Institute of Technology, 1924-1931)
Howard W. Jones (President 1931-1966)
Albert L. Pugsley (President 1966-1973)
John J. Coffelt (President 1973-1984)
Neil D. Humphrey (1984-1992)
Leslie H. Cochran (President 1992-2000)
David C. Sweet (President 2000-2010)
For a more detailed representation of the University Presidents exhibit, visit the exhibit site at YSU’s digital archives.