I. King Jordan

I. King Jordan Quotes

United States, Educator
June 16, 1943

Irving King Jordan (born June 16, 1943 in Glen Riddle, Pennsylvania) in 1988 he became the first deaf president of Gallaudet University, the world's only university with all programs and services designed specifically for students who are deaf and hard of hearing. That year Gallaudet students, with support from many alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the University, protested the Board of Trustees' appointment of a hearing person to the presidency.

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