Category Archives: WSU History

50 Years Ago Today in WSU History: Groundbreaking Ceremony

50 years ago today, in a remote pasture between Airway Road and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the first shovel hit the ground for the construction of the Dayton Campus of Miami University and Ohio State University. This was to be … Continue reading






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New Exhibit: Founders’ Quad

Did you ever wonder how the four buildings on the Quad (or, more formally, the “Founders’ Quadrangle”) got their names? The Quad buildings were named for four men who were crucial to the founding of the Wright State University, which … Continue reading






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New Exhibit on Former WSU President Paige Mulhollan

Did you know that a former WSU President served as an official for the 1996 Olympic sailing trials? This is just one of the many extraordinary accomplishments that made WSU’s third President Paige E. Mulhollan a dynamic leader and fascinating … Continue reading






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