1891 – Oliver Carmichael was born. American educator.
– Received his M.A. from the University of Alabama.
– Carmichael went to Oxford as a Rhodes scholar, eventually rose to be chancellor of Vanderbilt University.
1937 – He was the chancellor of Vanderbilt University.
1946 – Became president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
1953 – Took over the presidency of the University of Alabama.