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Dunbar Library is still Fabulous at 40

40 years ago today was a noteworthy day in the early history of the university. The dedication of the university’s new academic library- later to be re-named the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library- and the inauguration of Wright State’s 2nd university … Continue reading

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Founders’ Spotlight: Novice G. Fawcett

Fawcett Hall, completed in 1967, was the fourth of the original four buildings on the University Quadrangle. The building was named for Novice G. Fawcett. Novice was a lifelong “school man” who started his career as a high school teacher … Continue reading

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Founders’ Spotlight: John D. Millett

John D. Millett was a visionary 20th century educator who was instrumental in the founding of Wright State. As president of Miami University, one of Wright State’s two parent institutions, John was a vital player in the push for a … Continue reading

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