About the President

Jake Schrum was elected by the Board of Trustees as the 21st President of Emory & Henry College on April 19, 2013. He came to Emory & Henry after serving as president of Texas Wesleyan University from 1991 to 2000 and Southwestern University in Texas from 2000 to 2013. His highly successful career in higher education has earned commendations and respect throughout the higher education community.