Gordon Gee

President of Ohio State University
Chancellor, Vanderbilt University,Nashville,Tennessee

He was born Vernal, Utah. He likes to tell reporters: “I never saw a non-Mormon or a Democrat until I was eighteen.” He spent three years in Germany as a Mormon missionary, and he speaks three languages. He graduated from Columbia University with a joint degree in law and education from Columbia University. He has worked as a federal judicial clerk, assistant dean for the University of Utah College of Law, a judicial fellow and senior staff assistant for United States Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger, associate dean and professor at J. Reuben Clark Law School of Brigham Young University, dean at West Virginia University, president of West Virginia University, president of the University of Colorado, president of Ohio State University, president of Brown University and in 2000, chancellor of Vanderbilt University. He is described by the Tennessean as “a devout Mormon.” He returned as  president of Ohio State University in 2007

1-hour phone call led Gee back to OSU


Interview with the Vanderbilt Register, July 31, 20

The Chancellor’s Page

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