George Williams

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: president of American University in Washington, D.C. from 1968 until 1975 during the peak of campus tensions over student rights and the Vietnam War, who is credited with increasing minority enrollment at the school from four percent to 13 during his tenure.

 

 

Cause of Death: Gastrointestinal ailments

 

Born: February 12, 1918

 

Died: May 18, 2003

 

Location: Evanston, Illinois