William E. Cooper
Date of Birth : Mar 20, 1951
William E. Cooper was president of the University of Richmond from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 2007. He is currently a Distinguished University Professor and President Emeritus. Immediately prior to coming to Richmond, Cooper served as Executive Vice President for the Main Campus at Georgetown University. He has also held faculty positions at Harvard University, the University of Iowa, and Tulane University, where he served as Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences.