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