Hail to the Chief! Presidents of St. Cloud State University, 1869-2010
David Kiehle, President, 1875-1881
- Educated at the New York State Normal School in Albany, New York, and the Union Theological Seminary in New York City
- Was an ordained Presbyterian minister
- Before coming to St. Cloud, Kiehle was county superintendent of schools in Fillmore County, Minnesota, as well as a member of the Minnesota State Normal Board
- In 1881, Kiehle resigned as president at St. Cloud State to become the Minnesota state superintendent of public instruction, a post he held until 1903
- Kiehle Visual Arts Center (1952), the former Kiehle Library, is named in his honor
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