Daniel R. Chamberlain
|4th President of Houghton College|
|Preceded by||Wilbur Dayton|
|Succeeded by||Shirley Mullen|
|Alma mater||Upland College|
California State University, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Southern California
On February 14, 2005, Chamberlain announced his retirement, effective May 2006. He was succeeded by Shirley Mullen. At the time of his retirement he was one of the longest-serving college presidents in the United States.
Chamberlain earned a B.A. from Upland College in 1953, followed by a M.A. from California State University, Los Angeles. He then earned two doctorates, one from University of California, Los Angeles and the other from University of Southern California.
- Western Pilgrim College, 1953–59,
Teacher of English & History, Academic Dean
- Pasadena City Schools, 1959–63,
Teacher of English & History, Co-Director, Experimental Team Teaching Project
- Upland College, 1963–65,
Chairman, Division of Professional Studies, Teacher of English, Acting President
- State University of New York, 1965–68,
Assistant University Dean for University-Wide Activities
- Messiah College, 1968–76,
Dean of the College
- Houghton College, 1976–2006,
| President of Houghton College
1976 – 2006
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