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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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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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