Frank Fackenthal

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Frank Diehl Fackenthal CC 1906 served as chief clerk (1906-10), secretary (1910-37), Provost (1937-48), and acting president (1945-48) of the university. After a brief interlude at the Carnegie Corporation, he returned to serve as president of Columbia University Press, from 1953 to 1958.

While an undergrad, Fackenthal participated in the Varsity Show.

See also

  • The Greater Power and Other Addresses (1949), a compilation of Fackenthal's speeches made during his time as acting president
Preceded by
Milton Del Manzo (Summer Sessions)
Provost 
1937-1948
Succeeded by
Albert C. Jacobs


Preceded by
Nicholas Murray Butler
President of Columbia University (acting) 
1945-1948
Succeeded by
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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