Jonathan Veitch became the 15th president of Eagle Rock, CA's Occidental College in 2009. Occidental is one of the nation's leading liberal arts colleges with more than 113 years of history. Veitch has been the longest serving president in years. When he was appointed in 2009, he had replaced the 4th president in less than 5 years. Since his arrival, he has proven his selection successfully ended the string of short terms.