Openly Gay Presidents: 11 and Counting

The Chronicle (August 10) recently reported that the nation's colleges now count at least three openly gay presidents among them. In response, several presidents have written to ask, "What about me?"

The wording of the article was slightly hedged, and referred only to "university" presidents. That's a good thing, because by press time the list of openly gay college presidents had grown to 11.

One of them is Michael J. Hoyle, who became president of McIntosh College, in Dover,