Robert Glidden, 2010 – 2011
Robert Glidden served as Cal Poly's interim president. A native of Iowa, Dr. Glidden earned all of his academic degrees in music from the University of Iowa, a B.A. in 1958, the M.A. in 1960, and the Ph.D. in 1966. He is president emeritus of Ohio University, a public research-extensive institution with 20,000 students in Athens and an additional 9,000 students on five regional campuses throughout southeast Ohio.