Southern's Presidents

Graysville Academy, 1892–1898

Colcord
Name: G. W. Colcord
(1892–1895)
Bland
Name: W. T. Bland
(1896–1898)

Southern Industrial School, 1898-1901

Irwin
Name: Charles W. Irwin
(1898–1900)
Lawrence
Name: N. W. Lawrence
(1901)

Southern Training School, 1901-1916

Tenney
Name: J. Ellis Tenney
(1901–1906)
VanKirk
Name: M. B. Van Kirk
(1906–1912)
Stone
Name: C. L. Stone
(1912–1914)
Wood
Name: Lynn H. Wood
(1914–1915)
Atteberry
Name: A. N. Atteberry
(1915–1916)

Southern Junior College, 1916-1943

Thiel
Name: Leo F. Thiel
(1916–1918)
Wood
Name: Lynn H. Wood
(1918–1922)
Thiel
Name: Leo F. Thiel
(1922–1925)
Hamilton
Name: H. H. Hamilton
(1925–1927)
Cady
Name: Marion E. Cady
(1927)
Klooster
Name: Henry J. Klooster
(1927–1937)
Thompson
Name: John C. Thompson
(1937–1942)
Rebok
Name: Denton E. Rebok
(1942–1943)

Southern Missionary College, 1943-1983

Wright
Name: Kenneth A. Wright
(1943–1955)
Walters
Name: Thomas W. Walters
(1955–1958)
Rees
Name: Conard N. Rees
(1958–1967)
Schneider
Name: Wilbert Schneider
(1967–1971)
Knittel
Name: Frank A. Knittel
(1971–1983)

Southern College of Seventh-day Adventists, 1983-1997

Wagner
Name: John Wagner
(1983–1986)
Sahly
Name: Donald R. Sahly
(1986–1997)

Southern Adventist University, 1997-Present

Bietz
Name: Gordon Bietz
(1997–2016)
Smith
Name: Dave Smith
(Present)