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10. Robert A. Christie, President

 Digital Record
Identifier: Robert A. Christie Photograph


  • Digitized: 1965-1968

Summary Note

Dr. Christie held several posts in higher education, including assistant president of Hofstra University, prior to his appointment at Millersville. He actively promoted the liberal arts and oversaw the start of the development of the east campus and other areas of the college grounds including Ganser Library, McComsey Hall, Breidenstine Hall, Biemesderfer Stadium, Gordinier Dining Hall, dormitory complex, and other buildings. He resigned under pressure from the Board of Trustees and became vice-president of the University of Bridgeport, CT. He and his family were killed in a plane crash in Central America. Dr. Christie and Dr. Stoddard were the only principals/presidents having no prior association with Millersville before assuming the chief executive office.

Rights Statement Note

This image may be used only for non-commercial educational purposes. Commercial publication requires permission and is subject to a fee. Contact Millersville University Archives, Millersville University, Millersville, PA 17551 (717) 872-3624 or

Repository Details

Part of the Millersville University Archives Repository

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McNairy Library, PO BOX 1002
Millersville University
Millersville 17551-302 US