Donald W. Zacharias



Age: 77


Summary: longtime academic administrator who became the 15th president at Mississippi State University from 1985 to 1997 at the time when enrollment, private contributions, research, and athletic achievement all grew significantly under his tenure.



Cause of Death: Complications from multiple sclerosis


Born: September 28, 1935


Died: March 2, 2013


Location: Starkville, Mississippi