Cotton, G. Robert

Record Group: 
Acting Principals and Presidents

Dr. G. Robert Cotton, a graduate of Hampton Institute, received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University. He has been a public school teacher, a college professor, and an administrator at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri. He held the positions of acting commissioner of education in the Virgin Islands and president and chief administrator of the Cedar Knoll Rest Home, Incorporated, Grass Lake, Michigan. Dr. Cotton is a member of the Board of Trustees, Hampton Institute. He served as acting president of Hampton Institute from March 1970 to July 1970 while the selection of a new president was being made to replace Dr. Jerome H. Holland.

G. Robert Cotton