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Richard J. Cook

Richard J. Cook is the twentieth president of Allegheny College. He was previously the provost of Kalamazoo College. Prior to that, Cook served as a professor of chemistry.

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On April 30, 2007, Cook announced he will be stepping down as president of Allegheny College at the end of the 2007-2008 academic year.

According to Allegheny Magazine, (, Cook played a key role in the controversial change in Kalamazoo College's K plan from a year-round calendar to a three quarter calendar. At Allegheny College, he has promoted civic engagement.

Cook's undergraduate education was at the University of Michigan, while his graduate work in Chemistry was at Princeton University.


  • Allegheny College: President's page
  • President Richard J. Cook To Conclude His Service After 2007-2008 Academic Year

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