Celebrating Vernon R. Alden, 15th President of Ohio University [Video] – OHIO University Libraries

Vernon Alden, Ohio University’s president from 1962-69, celebrated his 95th birthday in April of 2018. Alden, who throughout his entire presidency, campaigned for a new library, continues to be a special part of Alden Library, which was named in his honor. During his presidency, both enrollment and private donations increased to support the institution. To honor the Library’s namesake, Ohio University Libraries produced a video interview of Alden to share his incredible story. Read more about Alden.

Vernon Alden Portrait