Eleanor Hunsdon Grady


Thomas Hunter

Joseph A. Gillet

Edward Sanford Burgess

George Samler Davis

James Michael Kieran

Eugene A. Colligan

George Nauman Shuster

Eleanor Hunsdon Grady

John Meng

Mary Latimer Gambrell

Robert D. Cross

F. Joachim Weyl

Jacqueline Grennan Wexler

Joseph Shenker

Donna E. Shalala

Tilden John LeMelle

Paul LeClerc

Blanche Davis Blank

David Armand Caputo

Evangelos John Gizis

Jennifer J. Raab



Order: Acting, during President Shuster

Dates: 1950 - 1951

Dr. Eleanor H. Grady was named Acting President while President George Shuster served as Land Commissioner in Bavaria, Germany.  A New York City native, she was a graduate of Barnard College and earned her master’s and PhD from Columbia University.  She began her teaching career at Mount Holyoke College before arriving at Hunter College in 1915.  She successively filled the positions of Chairman of the Social Science Department, Academic Dean, Dean of Faculty and then Acting President.  She was named Professor of Economics in 1943.  As Acting President, she was largely responsible for organizing Hunter’s Bronx Campus into a 4-year co-educational college.  She retired as Dean of Faculty in February 1953.