• This is a photo of Dr. Clifton L. Ganus, Jr. in 2017.

    Dr. Clifton L. Ganus, Jr.

    Honoring the life and legacy of Harding's third president

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  • This is a photo of Dr. Clifton L. Ganus, Jr. revealing the new Harding University sign in 1972.

    Dr. Clifton L. Ganus, Jr.

  • This is a photo of Dr. Clifton L. Ganus, Jr. being interviewed by President Bruce McLarty in chapel in 2015.

    Dr. Clifton L. Ganus, Jr.

  • This is a photo of Dr. Clifton L. Ganus, Jr. hugging his son, Cliff Ganus III.

    Dr. Clifton L. Ganus, Jr.

  • This is a photo of Dr. Clifton L. Ganus, Jr. in 2010.

    Dr. Clifton L. Ganus, Jr.


Remembering Harding's third president

Chancellor Emeritus Clifton Loyd Ganus, Jr., 97, of Searcy died Sept. 9, 2019. He was born April 7, 1922, to Clifton, Sr. and Martha Jewell Ganus in Hillsboro, Texas.

Dr. Ganus served 73 years on the staff of Harding University where he was chancellor emeritus at the time of his death. Ganus, who served as president from 1965-1987, gave the majority of his life to Harding — attending school, teaching, and serving in administrative roles up to his last days. Please join us in praying for the Ganus family.


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Arrangements

There will be a visitation with the Ganus family at the College Church of Christ on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 6-8 p.m. The Celebration of Life Service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22 in Benson Auditorium. There will be a second visitation on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 3:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., also at the College Church.

C.L. and Louise Ganus Fund

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Harding University for the C. L. and Louise Ganus Endowed Scholarship Fund.