Roger Taylor (college president)

Roger Taylor (college president)

Roger Taylor is the current (and 18th) President of Knox College, located in Galesburg, Illinois. A 1963 graduate of Knox, he became president in 2001 after serving as the chair of the college's board of trustees. Taylor graduated with honors from Northwestern University School of Law in 1971, serving as an editor of the law review, after which practiced law at the firm of Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago. His wife, Anne Zweifel Taylor, is also a 1963 alumnus of Knox.


In 2006, Roger Taylor was named one of the nation's ten "Most Attractive College Presidents," by "The Insider's Guide to the Colleges". [ [ Coolest School, Hottest President - Knox College News ] ]

Roger Taylor was elected president of the Associated Colleges of Illinois, succeeding Richard F. Giese, the current president of Monmouth College. [ [ "Taylor to Lead ACI"] - from the official Knox Web site]

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