At first blush, Edward B. Burger seems an unlikely choice for president of Southwestern University, a private liberal arts college in Georgetown.
He’s never been a dean. He’s never been a provost. In three decades teaching college students, he’s never aspired to those traditional jumping-off positions.
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Edward B. Burger
Born: Dec. 9, 1963
Education: Bachelor’s in math, Connecticut College; doctorate in math, University of Texas
Currently: President, Southwestern University
Previously: Math professor, Williams College in Williamstown, Mass.
Worth noting: Likes to visit art museums, ride his mountain bike and watch “Arrested Development”