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Founders’ Spotlight: Robert S. Oelman

Together with Stanley Allyn, and as his successor as CEO of NCR, Robert S. Oelman provided the leadership and vision for the development of Wright State University. Of all the early founders of the university, Robert was the one who … Continue reading

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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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