Kimball and Thomas share Mark Clark Chair of History
The Citadel announced today the Mark W. Clark Chair of History appointments for both the 2002-2003 and the 2003-2004 academic years. Dr. Warren F. Kimball will hold the chair in the fall semesters and Dr. Emory M. Thomas will hold it in the spring semesters.
Gen. Mark Clark Chair of History was established in 1982 in honor of General
Mark Clark the
11th president of the military college and a war hero whose
service in the U.S. Army spanned 40 years.During World War II,
diplomatic historian and an expert on
is a preeminent Civil War scholar who specializes in the Confederacy.
He retired as regents professor of history at the
Dr. Kimball and Dr. Thomas will make a great addition to our history faculty, said Citadel President Maj. Gen. John S. Grinalds, USMC (Ret.), and we are delighted to have them at The Citadel.
Both Kimball and Thomas will be available to speak at public gatherings. They may be contacted at The Citadel Department of History at (843) 953-5073.