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The Dean of Men at William & Mary was the early to mid-twentieth century equivalent of the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. Its counterpart the Dean of Women was established in 1918 as women students entered the college.

Chronological List of Deans of Men

  • William Thomas Hodges 1927-1934 (First year he is Dean of Freshmen Men)
  • J. Wilfred Lambert 1934-1945
  • John Evans Hocutt 1945-1952
  • Joe D. Farrar 1952-1958
  • Overton Durrett 1958- 1959 (Acting Dean)
  • Carson H. Barnes, Jr. 1959-1969
  • Vacant 1969-1970
  • W. Samuel Sadler 1970-1973

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A note about the contents of this site

This website contains the best available information from known sources at the time it was written. Unfortunately, many of the early original records of William & Mary were destroyed by fires, military occupation, and the normal effects of time. The information in this website is not complete, and it changes as we continue to research and uncover new sources.