Dwight Eisenhower

Former residence of President 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, most notably when in December 1950 he became the first supreme commander of NATO. While at Columbia, Eisenhower lived in 1912, McKim, Mead & White designed President’s House.