Albert Ross Hill
December 27, 1907: Albert Ross Hill was named President of the University of Missouri on this date. He was responsible for much of the university’s growth including the building of white campus and the growth of the extension division, the graduate programs, and the college of education.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.