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Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: WSU’s Founding Faculty, Part 3

For the third installment in our Founding Faculty series, we are pleased to share some reminiscences of Dr. Emil Kmetec. Emil arrived at Wright State’s campus in 1964, which he described as “not much more than a building, a cornfield, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: WSU’s Founding Faculty, Part 2

In this 2nd installment of the university history series on the founding faculty of WSU, we are spotlighting Dr. Alphonso Smith, Professor Emeritus of the College of Science and Mathematics. Al came to the Dayton Campus in 1964 to help … Continue reading

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Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: WSU’s Founding Faculty

In 1964, a small group of young faculty, some from Ohio State and some from Miami University, were recruited to come help establish a new branch campus for their respective schools. Known simply at the time as the “Dayton Campus … Continue reading

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