Tilden John LeMelle


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, after President Shalala

Dates:  January 1987 - August 1988

Dr. LeMelle was Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs when he was appointed Acting President of Hunter College.  He first came to Hunter College as Professor and Chair of the Department of African & Puerto Rican Studies.  He also served as Chairman/Director of the Department of Academic Skills/SEEK program and as Acting Provost.  He was appointed Acting President of New York City Technical College in 1988 before moving to the City University of New York central office as Acting Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Special Programs.  In 1991, he became President of the University of the District of Columbia before retiring in 1996.  He has both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree (1953, 1958) from Xavier University and a Doctorate in International Relations from the University of Colorado, Denver (1965).