Dwight Eisenhower

From May 1948 until January 1953, Eisenhower served as the thirteenth President of Columbia University. Due to his military service, Eisenhower was often away from the University, mostly notably when  in December 1950 he became the first supreme commander of NATO. While at Columbia, Eisenhower lived in the 1912,  McKim, Mead & White designed President’s House.