Dr. Gaylord P. Harnwell has been president of the University of Pennsylvania since July 1, 1953.
A nationally known atomic physicist, he first became associated with the University in 1938 when he was appointed professor of physics and director of the Randal Morgan Laboratory of Physics.
The American College, "Biographical Data - Gaylord P. Harnwell" (1960). Archival Documents. 11.