Charles McCann


Age: 89

Summary: founding president of The Evergreen State College in Washington state who was appointed in 1968 to lead the public liberal arts and science college in Olympia, Washington and also led the design of Evergreen's unique educational model, hired faculty, and oversaw the campus's construction when the college opened its doors in 1971, and who was president until 1977 when he stepped down to join the faculty before he retired in 1991 but continued to teach classes.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: February 24, 1926

Died: July 8, 2015

Olympia, Washington