Alpheus A. Worcester, 1929-1930 (acting)

Alpheus A. Worcester

In 1929 the Ferris Institute trustees realized there wasn't any money to pay for an acting president while the institute searched for a new president. Alpheus A. Worcester, a local attorney, agreed to assume the presidency without salary, charging only administrative costs for executing documents. Worcester took over the reins of the school as a courtesy president, serving without pay and not really spending much time on the campus.