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Page: 12 Campus Drive
Renovated in 1989, this building was originally a private residence, constructed circa 1925. Today the house provides office space for members of the Theological School faculty. (Text courtesy of University Communications.)
Page: 1866 Incorporation Act
State of New York, document no. 302 of Senate. Introduced by unanimous consent by Mr. Low—read twice and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies—reported favorably from said committee, and committed to the committee of the whole. T
Page: 1868 Charter
CHARTER OF DREW THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY __________ From Laws of New Jersey 1868 CHAPTER II. AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE DREW THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY OF THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New
Page: 1928 Name Change
Attached here is a scan of the document making official Drew's name change from "Drew Theological Seminary of the Methodist Episcopal Church" to "Drew University." The Text reads:       I, LUTHER B. WILSON, President of the Board of Trustees of Drew Theol

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Page: A Short History of Drew University
Drew University was conceived in 1866 when there arose a growing demand for organized theological education in the Methodist Episcopal Church (that year was also the centenary of American Methodism). In response to this need, Daniel Drew, a Wall Street fi
Page: Academy of American Poet's Prize
Endowed in 2006 by Susan Barba. Recognizes an outstanding group of poetry by the winners of an open competition. Year Awardees 2013 Rachel Pitman 2012 Kathleen Michelle Burke John Justin Dabrowski        
Page: Acorn
Courtesy of Drew Magazine. Article originally appeared in the Summer 1996 edition, by Jessica Papin C'95 Since 1928, The Acorn, the self-styled "independent newspaper of the College of Liberal Arts" has chronicled the growth and growing pains of Drew Univ
Page: African-Americans
According to John T. Cunningham's University in the Forest, "The Seminary never had a color line. The Class of 1889 had two black graduates, Benjamin Franklin Wheeler, who came to Drew after graduation from Lincoln University, and William Robert Palmer, w
Page: After Dark
Courtesy of Drew Magazine. Article originally appeared in the Fall 1993 edition, by Ray Smith C'89 What struck me first is what always strikes me when I return to campus: the stillness. Even after an hour in a darkened bus, arriving at Drew from Manhattan
Page: Alan Candiotti
Dr. Alan Candiotti (d. 2013), Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science 1980-2013, Assistant Vice President University Technology 1994-2013,  Interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts 2013. Michael Bressman, writing for the Drew University website:
Page: Albert Norton Wettstein Prize
Endowed in 1999 by friends, family and classmates in memory of this member of the CLA Class of 1958 and the Theological School Class of 1961. Awarded annually to an actor and an actress for outstanding achievement in a Drew theatrical production. Year Awa
Page: Alfred B. Haas Prize
Theological School Division V. Established in 2006 by the Theological School Class of 1957, to honor the inspired teaching of Alfred B. Haas T '36, G '46, associate professor of practical theology from 1944 to 1968. Awarded to students in the master of di
Page: Alfred M. Waller Jr. Memorial Prize
Theological School, Division IV. Established in 2001 by family, friends and Mrs. Bernita S. Waller in memory of her late husband, Alfred M. Waller Jr. Awarded annually for excellence in the practice of Christian ministry to a second-year M.Div student wit
Page: Allen Ware Rodes Memorial Prize
Endowed in 1986 by Dr. and Mrs. Robert Rodes in memory of their son, Allen. Dr. Rodes is a professor emeritus of political science at Drew. Given annually to the graduating senior who has demonstrated the most significant academic improvement during his o
Page: Alma Mater
(See also: The Drew Song) Words by John E. Barclay C'35 Amid the tow'ring forest Thy halls of learning stand; They name our purpose to uphold, We'll spread through all the land. The colors ever glorious Still wave on high so true; All hail to Drew forever
Page: Alton Raynor Prize
Theological School  Division V prize. Established in 1998. Awarded annually to a second-year student with financial need who shows great promise for success in town and country ministry. Year Awardee 2013 Michael Howard 2012 James Coleman 2011 Kyeoung Soo
Page: American Bible Society Award
Theological School Prize, New Testament. Sponsored by the American Bible Society. Awarded to the student of outstanding achievement in biblical studies.
Page: American History Award
Established in 2005 by the Society of Colonial Dames. Awarded annually to a student who has shown interest and accomplishment in early American history. Year Awardees 2013 Hannah Christine DeGenova 2012 Stephen Lawrence Petro 2011 Miya Candace Carey 2010
Page: American Institute of Chemists Award
Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemists. Awarded annually to an outstanding senior chemistry major. Year Awardees 2013 Christina Eleni Karas, biochemistry Erinn Marie O'Neill, chemistry 2012 Diego Antonio Scerbo, biochemistry David Sapiro, chemist
Page: Anna-Lisa Barofsky Prize in Biology
Endowed by family and friends in memory of Anna-Lisa Barofsky C '62. Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in biology or psychobiology who presented the best research paper at a scholarly biology conference. Year Awardee 2013 Yasmine S. Mourad 2012 Laura
Page: Annin Memorial Prize in Theology
Theological School, Division III. Endowed in 2005 by Anne V. Annin T' 00, in memory of William E. and David E. Annin. Awarded to graduating students in the Master of Divinity program who have displayed both interest and excellence in theology. Year Awarde
Page: Annual Award in Music
Established by the music department. Awarded to outstanding seniors who have made a significant contribution to music at Drew. Year Awardees 2013 Mary Lyn E. Coppola Shara Rose Katz Christopher Richard Talbot Arielle Veronica Tatar 2012 Callie Elyse Corro
Page: Arlo Ayres Brown
Arlo Ayres Brown (1883-1961) was the sixth president (1929-1948) of Drew University. In 1929, when Arlo Ayres Brown became president of Drew University, he was in his forty-sixth year and already had behind him a rich and varied experience of life and man
Page: Arnold S. Boxer Memorial Prize in Physics
Endowed by colleagues and friends in memory of Arnold S. Boxer, former part-time Drew professor. Awarded for dedication, diligence and distinction in the study of physics. Year Awardees 2013 Christopher P. Mascia 2012 Ashish Shah 2011 Aaron Benjamin Loeth
Page: Asbury Hall
History Formerly: Carriage House for the Gibbons Construction Date: 1834 Built by William Gibbons in 1834, the building originally housed the stables of Gibbons’ “famed thoroughbred horses.” In 1867, after Daniel Drew donated $75,000 for renovations, Asbu
Page: Athletics
Drew Athletics and academics merged for me in my first week as a student in 1935. Skipping my 4 pm biology lab, I jogged towards the gym to get my spikes, glove, and someone to hit me a few grounders. Fate tripped me immediately. Walking briskly toward me

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Page: Baldwin brothers
Arthur and Leonard Baldwin, two brothers who grew up on a farm in the nineteenth century and went on to become very successful lawyers, made a donation to Drew that forever changed the small Theological Seminary into a university. Leonard, a Drew trustee
Page: Baldwin Brothers and Brothers College
Courtesy of Drew Magazine. Article originally appeared in the Winter 1999 edition, by John T. Cunningham C'38 If I were to ask the first 50 people whom I met on the Drew campus if they knew of Brother's College, nearly all would point toward the colonial
Page: Barent Johnson
Rev. Barent Johnson, teaching fellow in philosophy, 1962-1964, University Registrar 1964-1986. University Archivist 1988-1993. According to Drew Today, September 26, 2013:     "Johnson arrived at Drew in 1962 after serving as pastor of the Trinity United
Page: Bernard Harrison Nadal
Nadal (1812-1870) was born in Talbot County, Maryland in 1812. He received his A.B. in two years from Dickinson College. During this time he won the good opinion of Professor John McClintock. He taught belles lettres at Indiana Asbury University (DePauw)
Page: Bessie Stak Schiffman Award for Excellence in Women's Studies
Established by Professor Ann Saltzman (1994 recipient of the Presidents Award for Distinguished Teaching), family and friends in honor of Dr. Saltzman's grandmother, who as a young woman learned Hebrew and became the "prayer reader" for the women of her s
Page: Birds of Drew Forest
For the study of birds there are at least two reasons why Drew Forest furnishes a highly favorable situation. First, it is one of the great highways of migration between the North and the South. Second, the trees and shrubs provide a wide variety of nesti
Page: Bishop Edmund S. Janes Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement.
Graduate Division of Religion Awarded for academic excellence to a Ph.D. student in Coursework. Year Name 2013 Elijah Prewitt-Davis 2012 Leah Thomas 2011 Amy Beth Jones 2010 Matthew Riley 
Page: Bowne Hall
History Former Names: University Refectory, University Graduate Center Constructed: 1912-1913 Opening and Dedication: 1913 This building was the final gift of S.W. Bowne. It was originally used as a dormitory/dining hall and also housed faculty for a shor
Page: Brothers College
History Former Names: College Hall, Brother’s Hall Constructed: 1928-1929 Dedication: 1929 Brothers College was the gift of Leonard and Arthur Baldwin. The building originally housed a reception hall, large lecture hall, auxiliary library, 16 classrooms,
Page: Buildings & Campus Locations
12 Campus Drive Alumni/ae House Asbury Hall Baldwin Hall Brothers College Bowne Hall Carriage House Davies House Dorothy Young Center for Arts Eberhardt Hall Embury Hall Faulkner House Foster Hall Gateway Gilbert House Hall of Science Hannan House Haselto
Page: Burke Prize in Language and Literature
Started in 1975 and endowed in 1990 by Inez Nelbach, the first female Dean of the College, this prize in honor of James B. Burke, trustee emeritus of the University, is awarded to a graduating senior who has majored with distinction in language or literat
Page: Business Studies Prize
Awarded to the graduating senior who has demonstrated the best overall performance in the business studies major. Year Awardee 2013 Samantha Lynn Friedman 2012 Alexandra Adamson 2011 Benjamin Anthony Lenning    
Page: Busts in the Library
In answer to the question: Who are the four busts on display in the Pilling Room of the Library? We believe that, as of Feb. 28, 2010, they were: Unidentified Man*, possibly Thomas Jefferson Unidentified Man*, possibly Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Unidentif

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Page: Carl Michalson
Carl Michalson, a prominent theologian, was Andrew V. Stout Professor of Systematic Theology at Drew University, where he taught from 1943 to 1965. He was a prolific author, editor, and translator. His tragic death in an airplane crash in 1965 was mourned
Page: Carriage House
History Constructed: 1880s This building was initially a private residence. The Carriage House was used for faculty housing at least as early as the early 1960s. The Courtney family lived there from 1965-67. In 1981-1983 the building was used for faculty
Page: Caspersen School Graduate Student Teaching Award
This award recognizes graduate students in the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies who demonstrate consistent excellence in teaching in the Drew undergraduate program based on student comments and evaluations and class observations. Awardees: Year Names
Page: Chalice Press Book Award
Theological School. Presented in recognition of outstanding achievement. Year Name 2013 Lorie Beth Caulfield 2012 Kathleen Jones Harris 2011 Elizabeth Rauen Sciaino 2010 Donna Olivia Powell 
Page: Chalk Message Project
Since 2005-06, one day a year Drewids find "You are Loved" notes-- such as "You are loved," "You are beautiful" and "Be yourself"-- chalked on the sidewalks. The "Chalk Project" was started by Jen Dugan, '08 in her junior year. According to Wikipedia, Dug
Page: Charles Fremont Sitterly
Charles Fremont Sitterly A.B., A.M., Ph.D., S.T.D., B.D. Adjunct-Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis of the English Bible, 1892-1895; Professor of Biblical Literature and Exegesis of the English Bible, 1895-1935. Summary Charles Fremont Sitterly
Page: Charles Sitterly
See Charles Freemont Sitterly . Courtesy of the Drew University Archives
Page: Christopher Goin Memorial Prize in Writing
Endowed in 1989 by New Jersey Bell colleagues and family, in memory of Chris Goin C '78. Awarded to one or more seniors winning a manuscript contest sponsored by the English department. The manuscript must merit distinction for its substance, style and im
Page: Clarence Tucker Craig
Clarence Tucker Craig was named dean of the Seminary in 1949. A superior scholar, Craig also held the chair in New Testament studies. His time at Drew, however, was brief; Craig died in 1953. Courtesy of the Drew University Archives
Page: Clarence Tucker Craig Prize in Biblical Studies
Theological School Division I prize, established by the Class of 1955 to honor the former dean Clarence Tucker Craig and awarded to the graduating M.Div. candidate who has excelled in this field. Year Awardee 2013 Miso Park 2012 Mary Beth Daniels 2011 Eli
Page: Class of 1959 Bernhard Anderson Prize
Endowed by the Theological School Class of 1959, to honor the inspired leadership and teaching of the late Professor of Biblical Theology Bernhard W. Anderson, Dean of the Theological School from 1954 to 1963. Year Name 2013 Joe Samalenge
Page: Class of 1983 Senior Gift Award
Endowed by the Senior Gift Fund of the Class of 1983. Awarded to one or more outstanding juniors with proven dedication to the improvement of student life. Year Awardees 2013 Zainab Sulaiman Neena Robertson 2012 Sarah Calderone Judea Hill 2011 Franklin Ba
Page: Class of 1985 Senior Gift Award Prize
Endowed by the Senior Gift Fund of the Class of 1985.Endowed by the Senior Gift Fund of the Class of 1985. Awarded to a college student with financial need whose academic promise and vision for a more just community are strong. Year Awardees 2013 Charlott
Page: Class of 1988 Senior Gift Prize
Endowed by the Senior Gift Fund of the Class of 1988. Awarded to a senior in the sociology department who has done significant work in one of the area studies programs. Year Awardee 2013 Julia Florence Friedman 2012 Elizabeth Alison Garceau 2011 Candace L
Page: Clubs and Organizations
Student Clubs/Organizations: That Medieval Thing The Other End This entry is a stub. Email jheise@drew.edu with more information to fill out this entry.
Page: College Alumni Association Senior Female Career Athlete of the Year
Year Awardee 2013 Jennifer Van Wingerden 2012 Danielle Nicole Barber 2011 Kati Ann Eggert 2010 Nicole DiBattista
Page: College Alumni Association Senior Male Career Athlete of the Year
Year Awardee 2013 Raul Navarr Smego 2012 Asmar Capers 2011 Matthew Thomas Greenberg 2010 Jonathan William Bucknam
Page: College Seminar Librarians 2011
Contact Your Librarian Number Faculty Seminar title Librarian 1-003 Anderson, Erik Personal identity and immortality Beth Patterson, x3480 1-014 Bai Di Beijing and Shanghai:  two stories of Chinese modernity Beth Patterson, x3480 1-021 Bonn, Scott How the
Page: College Seminar Librarians 2012
Contact Your Librarian Number Faculty Seminar title Librarian CSEM 1-009 Andrews, Christopher Outliers:  the sociology of success Jody Caldwell, x3481 CSEM 1-015 Bai Di Thought for food:  Chinese foodways Jenne Heise, x3765 CSEM 1-025 Kolmar, Wendy Growin
Page: College Seminar Librarians 2013
Contact Your Librarian   Number Instructor Seminar title Librarian 100-005 Arnold, Lee Imagining the future Bruce Lancaster, x3487 100-001 Baring, Edward What is freedom Beth Patterson, x3480 100-020 Bartle, Gamin Intentionality and technology:  How does
Page: Concert Stories
Share your concert and event stories.
Page: Concerts
Many famous (and not-so-famous) bands played on Drew's campus, especially from the 1960s through the 1980s. Here is a list of such concerts and other events. From Drew Magazine: When Rock Ruled (2009) Please share your Concert Stories. 1960's Concert Date
Page: Cornell Library
The Cornell Library, dedicated in 1888, was the first library building constructed at Drew Theological seminary. It is best remembered for the surviving "Rose" Window, now in the Learning Resource Center. The Cornell Library was torn down 1937 when the la

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Page: Daniel Drew
Daniel Drew, the Wall Street financier whose gift made possible the founding of Drew Theological Seminary, was born in Carmel, New York, in 1797. He had limited formal schooling and began his career in the cattle industry. Drew married Roxanna Mead in 182
Page: Daniel Kidder
The Rev. Daniel Parish Kidder A.B., A.M., D.D., LL.D. Professor of Practical Theology, 1871-1881 See also: DANIEL PARISH KIDDER (1815-1891) Dr. Daniel Parish Kidder had been a member of the original faculty of Garrett Biblical Institute for fifteen years,
Page: Daniel P. Kidder Prize
Theological School Division V prize. For the best academic record in practical theology. Year Awardee 2013 Bruce Hartman 2012 Margaret Burbank Kribs 2011 Elizabeth Rauen Sciaino 2010 Donna Olivia Powell
Page: David Graybeal Prize
Theological School Division IV. Awarded for use in a ministry that will enhance community life. Year Awardee 2013 Saffet Catovic Young Dong (Steve) Kim Fernando Linhares 2012 Mary Beth Daniels Miriam Jeon 2011 So Jung Kim 2010 Wenshuang Li Stephanie Denin
Page: David Kohn Award in Close Textual Reading
Awarded to a Drew M.H.L. graduate student in the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies specializing in the field of intellectual history. Year Awardee 2013 Jeffery C. Blanchard 2012 Jenifer Lynn Gundry 2011 Cheryl Christine Oestreicher    
Page: Dean Pain Prize
Awarded annually for the best interdisciplinary doctoral dissertation that is singularly distinguished by creative thought and prose style. Year Name 2013 Steven Racine 2012 Brian Patrick Merry 2011 Joseph Andrew King 2010 Joanne Barclay Skoller
Page: Dean's Award for Excellence in Art
Three annual awards for distinguished work in art. Year First Second Third 2013 Anita Knezevic Jennifer Costa Austin Machado 2012 Andrew P. Pungot Amandalynn Glucksman Rachel Gisela Cohen 2011 Charlotte E. Clement Zachary C. Miller Yu-Hsuan Chen 2010 Laur
Page: Dean's Master of Arts in Teaching Prize
Awarded to a student graduating from the M.A.T. program who has excelled in all facets of the program, including coursework, field experiences, and student-teaching. Awardees: Year Name 2013 Hannah Aryn Hughes 2012 Margaret Wyatt O'Rourke 2011 Marja Kathe
Page: Dean's Master of Fine Arts in Poetry Prize
Awarded to a student graduating from the M.F.A. program who has excelled in all facets of the program, including coursework, the residencies, and their final manuscript. Year Name 2013 Brett Haymaker 2012 Darla Ida Himeles 2011 Matthew Brady Klitsch 2010
Page: Dean's Medical Humanities Prize
Awarded annually for the Doctor of Medical Humanities dissertation that is singularly distinguished by creative thought and prose style. Year Name 2013 Nancy Elaine Masters 2012 Katie Ann Grogan 2011 Paul Michael Wangenheim 2010 Janice Ann Aloi
Page: Deans of the CLA
1928-31 Willian P. Tolley 1931-50 Frank G. Lankard 1950-59 Raymond A. Withey 1958-59 Harry M. Taylor 1959-60 Robert Schultz 1960-63 Allen L. Weatherby 1963-65 James A. McClintock (acting dean) 1965-71 Richard J. Stonesifer 1971-72 James A. McClintock (act
Page: Deans of the Graduate School
1954-1967: Stanley Romaine Hopper 1967-1969: John W. Bicknell (acting dean)* 1969-1986: Bard Thompson 1986-1993: Merrill M. Skaggs 1993-200?: James Pain (acting dean) 2009- present: Richard Greenwald Dean Hopper was on a sabbatical year during 1967-1968 w
Page: Deans of the Theological School
Dr. Lynn Harold Hough was named the Seminary's first dean in 1934. Lynn Harold Hough, a prominent Methodist preacher, writer, and former president of Northwestern University, had taken a B.D. degree at Drew in 1905. He returned to Drew in 1930, at the age
Page: Donald J. Fariello Memorial Prize
Awarded on the basis of both outstanding accomplishment and future promise to an economics major who plans a career in the legal profession. Year Awardee 2012 Naveen Akkapeddi 2010 Courtney Lynn Reed    
Page: Dorothy Young
Dorothy Young (1908-2011)  of Ocean Grove, NJ, was the daughter of Rev. Robert S. Young, an early alumnus of the Theological School; sister of legendary professor and baseball coach Doc Young; grandmother of McKinley Parker CLA '09; and generous benefacto
Page: Dorothy Young Center for the Arts
The main portion of  the Dorothy Young Center for the Arts opened in January 2003; a Music Wing and 400-seat performance hall opened in February 2005. Made possible by a $14 million gift from namesake Dorothy Young and a $5 million gift from the State of
Page: Dorr Diefendorf Award
Theological School Division V. Established in honor of Door Diefendorf, Theological School graduate and Professor of Practical Theology and Applied Christianity. Awarded for excellence in homiletics. Year Awardees 2013 Renee Blanchard Claire Baxter Saunde
Home page: Drew History
Currently, the primary focus of the Drew History Wiki is on the Drew University History and Archives. To see all the pages currently on the Wiki, see the page listing. Or search the wiki using the search box. A Short History of Drew Key Figures of Drew Hi
Page: Drew Magazine
Drew Magazine (ISSN 0889-0153) is published quarterly by Drew University. The current editor is Renee Olson, and current and back issues of the magazine can be viewed at  http://www.drewmagazine.com/
Page: Drew Student Life
This is a Stub, to provide an anchor page to histories of various Drew student activities and clubs.
Page: Drew University Archives
The Drew University Archives, located on G-level of the Drew University Library, preserve and provide access to the historical records of Drew University, including the Theological School, College of Liberal Arts, and Caspersen School of Graduate Studies.
Page: Drew University Robert Fisher Oxnam Ensemble Studio Theatre Award for Playwriting
Endowed in 1992 by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jaecker, in honor of Mrs. Jaecker's late husband, Robert Fisher Oxnam, former president of the university. Awarded for excellence in playwriting. Year Awardees 2013 Melissa Imbruglia Alicia Whavers 2012 Brigid Anne Be
Page: Drew Veterans of the Civil War
(excerpted from the exhibit: "Gladly Laid Upon the Country's Altar": Methodists and the Civil War, by Christopher Anderson.) * * Private Ellis Franklin Biscoe Birth: July 30, 1847 in St. Mary's County, Maryland Student: Drew Theological Seminary, B.D. 187

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Page: Economics Prize
Awarded to the graduating senior who has demonstrated the best overall performance in the economics major. Year Awardees 2013 Brooke E. Bode 2012 Krzysztof Wnorowski 2011 Jin Shi Liu 2010 Alexis Samantha Doyle
Page: Edward D. Zinbarg Prize
Established in 1999 by Barbara Zinbarg to honor her husband upon the completion of his Doctor of Letters degree at Drew. The Prize is awarded annually to a student in any of the University's schools who has creatively linked Jewish studies and the study o
Page: Edward Le Roy Long
Edward Le Roy Long, Jr. was the James W. Pearsall Professor of Christian Ethics and Theology of Culture at Drew University. Drew Library's archival Edward Le Roy Long Jr. collection includes correspondence, photographs, syllabi, and other papers relating
Page: Edwards-Mercer Prize
Prize in the Graduate Division of Religion. Endowed in 1998 by Juanita Edwards-Mercer and her family to honor Mrs. Mercer's mother, Alpha Duncan Edwards. Awarded to a Ph.D. candidate for travel expenses associated with religion-related dissertation resear
Page: Elbridge and Edna Smith Prize
Endowed in 2008 by Elbridge M. Smith C'35 and Edna W. Smith. Awarded to students of outstanding achievement, majoring or intending to major in sociology or French, who have not yet begun their senior year. Year Awardees 2013 Diamond Trautman 2012 Andrew M
Page: Eleanor Mason Intramural Service Award
Awarded to a student for total service to intramurals through dedication, contribution and participation. Year Awardee 2013 Brooke Kaufman 2012 Caroline Kuras 2011 Thomas Henry Lawrence 2010 Joseph Mitchell
Page: Election Night Watch
Drew's history of "Election Night Watch" goes back to 1960. Students gathered in the University Center to wait for results. Here are a few select photos
Page: Embury Hall
History Built as part of Gibbon's estate, Embury Hall was originally a granary. After being refurbished the building was used as a “club house” in which students would “board themselves.” The students who used this building formed a Boarding Club and was
Page: Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Prize
Awarded annually by Evelyn Jacobs Ortner G '73 to a woman in the Caspersen School Program, or the Continuing University Education program in the College of Liberal Arts, who is continuing her education after a period of family responsibilities. Awardees:
Page: Ezra Squier Tipple
Ezra Squier Tipple (1861-1936) was the fifth president (1912-1929) of Drew Theological Seminary, later Drew University. Tipple had something of the mien and manner of a country squire, (which, it may be said, was the way his intimates pronounced his middl

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Page: F. J. Yetter Prize
Theological School Division I Prize. Awarded to a seminary student of the Old Testament of the Bible as selected by the appropriate faculty. Year Awardee 2012 Douglas T. Ncebere 2011 Kyung Sik Park Yong Hyun Cho 2010 Dong Sung Kim
Page: FACULTY 1901
Front: Samuel F. Upham, Prof. of Practical Theology; Henry A. Buttz, President and Prof. of New Testament; Robert W. Rogers, Prof of Hebrew and Old Testament Back: Samuel G. Ayres , Librarian; Merle N. Smith, Registrar and Prof. of Elocution; Charles F. S
Page: Faulkner House
History Constructed: 1883 One of the original Victorian-era homes built for Drew faculty in the 1870s, the building came to house 15 students (men) of the CLA by 1935. In 1945 it housed women because of a housing shortage. In 1955-1956 Faulkner housed col
Page: Fellowship Seminarian Award
Theological School Division V prize. Presented annually by the Fellowship to a student who displays outstanding leadership in music and/or worship arts. Year Awardee 2013 Teresita Matos 2012 Juyeon Lee 2011 Elizabeth Taylor 2010 Jooyeon Lee
Page: Florence A. Bell Prize
Awarded to a Ph.D Student in recognition of outstanding scholarly contributions to the field of Wesleyan/Methodist studies.   David Fowler Evans Myong shin Jeon
Page: Forum
The snowiest winter in recent memory couldn't freeze the community's reception of the Simon Center. Since it opened in January, the building has become the campus's social mecca, drawing people out of their residence halls, classrooms, and offices to see
Page: Franz Hildebrandt Prize
Theological School. Established by the class of 1956 for an outstanding student who has exemplified Dr. Hildebrandt's qualities by combining deep faith and excellence in theological studies with effective ministry as an intern or pastor in a field educati
Page: Fred Garrigus Holloway
Fred Garrigus Holloway (1898-1988) was the seventh president of Drew University and served from 1948-1960. He graduated from Western Maryland College in 1918 and received a B.A. from Drew in 1921. Holloway had been both professor of Biblical languages and

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Page: Garyth Nair
Professor Garyth Nair (1943-2013), Professor of Music 1990-2013. Leader of Drew's Chorale and University Orchestra; Music Director of the Summit Chorale. According to Drew Gateway: Nair’s role in the Dorothy Young Center for the Arts’ Music Wing – includi
Page: George deStevens Award for RISE Research
Established by Ruby de Stevens in memory of her late husband, a leading chemist and the founder of the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeritus (RISE), annually provides generous support to students engaged in cutting-edge research proje
Page: George Kelsey
George D. Kelsey was Henry Anson Buttz Professor of Christian Ethics at Drew University, where he taught for 24 years. While teaching at Morehouse College, Kelsey became a mentor to Martin Luther King, Jr., then a student. Kelsey served as an executive wi
Page: George R. Crooks
A.B., A.M. D.D., LL.D. Professor of Historical Theology, 1880-1897. Summary George R. Crooks joined Drew in 1880 as professor of historical theology, upon the departure of President Hurst. An ordained minister, Crooks had been a long-time advocate of theo
Page: George R. Crooks Prize
Theological School prize. Originated in 1914. For excellence in hymn and scripture reading. Open to graduating M.Div. candidates. Year Awardee 2013 Latisha Darriella West 2012 Roslyn Lee Garrett Thomas 2011 Michael Benjamin Sparrow 2010 Brian Tyler Wilson
Page: George R. Warren Memorial Prize
Theological School Division I prize. Endowed in 1985 by family in memory of George R. Warren T'28. Awarded for outstanding New Testament scholarship. Year Awardee 2013 Eun Sung Han Donald M. Wentler 2012 Lindsey Marie Guy 2011 Brian James Tipton 2010 Walt
Page: Ghost Stories
Several buildings on campus, including Mead Hall and the Seminary Building, have been rumored to hold ghosts at one time or another. Share your personal Drew ghost stories. "Guess Who's Sleeping in Your Attic?" , Acorn article, September 30, 1983, by Lisa
Page: Ghosts
"Guess Who's Sleeping in Your Attic?", Acorn article, September 30, 1983, by Lisa Spitz. Share your Ghost Stories. "It's just a feeling you get; there are certain buildings you won't walk in to by yourself - you couldn't pay me to go in by myself," said a
Page: Gilbert House
History Constructed: 1923 Gilbert House was named after Rev. William Marshall Gilbert, the nation's first chair of Home Missions. Initially a faculty residence, it became a women’s dorm in the 1940's. In the 1960's it was Dean Stonesifer's home. In the 19
Page: Goldwater Scholars
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry M. Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years of service in the U.S. Senate:
Page: Grace Weggeland Prize
Established in 2002 by Robert Layne Weggeland C '61, P '84, Monique Weggeland Flynn C '84 and family and friends in memory of Dr. Grace K. Weggeland C '58, G '67, P '84. To be awarded to a student, active in campus life, who will achieve junior standing b
Page: Greek Letter Honor Societies
Phi Beta Kappa Baldwin Honors Drew Civic Scholars Lambda Alpha (Anthropology) Beta Beta Beta (Biology) Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics) Sigma Tau Delta (English) Epsilon Omega Psi (EOS) Chi Alpha Epsilion (EOS) Pi Delta Phi (French) Delta Phi Alpha (Germ

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Page: H. Jerome Cranmer Prize in Economic History
Established in memory of H. Jerome Cranmer C'47, former professor of economics. Awarded to the best student in the history of economic thought or economic history. Year Name 2013 Maxwell Raymond Rich    
Page: Hall of Science
History Constructed: 1966 Dedication: 1968 When the Hall of Science opened, it housed the departments of botany, chemistry, mathematics, physics, psychology, and zoology. In 1976 the building contained the instructional services center, now the media reso
Page: Hannan House
History Constructed: 1914 Converted from a private residence, Hannan House served as the focal point for the Division of Special University Programs and Continuing Education, affording study and lounge space for the continuing education for women program
Page: Hardin Prize
Endowed by Winifred Baldwin and Inez Nelbach in honor of Paul Hardin, former president of the university. Awarded to one or more graduating seniors whose active and productive participation in the academic and community life of the college best exemplifie
Page: Harry Simester Character Award
Awarded annually to a senior who gives such spirit, dedication and energy to supporting the athletic department that he or she becomes a role model and gives each team and program the drive to excel. Year Awardee 2013 Maxwell Raymond Rich 2012 Abigail L.
Page: Harry Simester Intramural Memorial Award
Awarded to non-varsity students in recognition of their outstanding contributions and service to Drew University intramurals. Year Awardees 2013 Jonathan Peña 2012 Christopher Michael Gibaldi 2011 Chris Argese 2010 Thomas Lawrence 1986 Dan Chiariello
Page: Haselton Hall
History Constructed: 1959 Haselton Hall is named for Philip Haselton, a former chair of the university's board of trustees. It is one of the most sought after residence halls by undergraduate students. It has an elevator for easy access to all floors and
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History Former Names: Morris Infirmary; Morris Health Center Constructed: 1961 The Morris Health Center was named for Robert Morris, a former president of the university board of trustees. When the Health Center opened, it contained two four-bed and two t
Page: Heath McLendon
The name of Heath McLendon, a longtime university trustee and former board chair whose contributions helped shape the Drew of today, was bestowed on Drew's 'new dorm' built in 2008-09. Drew President Robert Weisbuch had this to say about Heath McLendon on
Page: Helen C. Fenske Internship
Endowed in 2007 by Arthur G. Fenske P '74, '78, Karl A. Fenske C '74, Susan Fenske McDonough C '78 and Mark Fenske in memory of Helen C. Fenske. Awarded to students pursuing an internship in environmental studies, sustainability or public policy pertainin
Page: Helen LePage and William Hale Chamberlain Prize
Graduate Division of Religion. Established by Joan Chamberlain Engelsman G '77 and endowed in 2001 in her memory by her husband, Ralph G. Engelsman. Awarded annually for the Ph.D. dissertation that is singularly distinguished by creative thought and excel
Page: Henry Anson Buttz
Henry Anson Buttz (1835-1920) was the fourth president of Drew Theological Seminary, later Drew University. Buttz attended the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), where he attained an A.B. in 1858 and an M.A. in 1861. He preached at the Morr
Page: Henry L. Lambdin Prize for Excellence in Pastoral Leadership
Theological School Division V prize. Endowed in 1989 by friends and colleagues to honor former faculty member Henry Lambdin T'14, T'35. Awarded for excellence in pastoral leadership. Year Awardees 2013 David Anthony Holder 2012 Sungchun Ahn Ninabeth Metca
Page: Honors, Prizes and Awards
Intercollegial Prizes: Florence A. Bell Prize Ralph R. and Ruth K. Johnson Shakespeare Prize Edward D. Zinbarg Prize College of Liberal Arts Academy of American Poet's Prize American History Award American Institute of Chemists Award Annual Award in Music
Page: Hoyt-Bowne Hall
History Constructed: 1893-1894 A joint gift from William Hoyt and S.W. Bowne (members of the board of trustees), Hoyt-Bowne was Drew’s new student residence. In 1915-1916 the building also housed a post office, parlors for social gatherings and a telephon

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Page: Irene and Simon Raicer Prize for SHOAH Education
Established in 1995 by Howard and Abbie Raicer Halperin, Jerome and Hildred Raicer Nozick G'94, and Barry and Naomi Raicer Schimmer in honor of their parents. For a graduating senior who has achieved excellence in Holocaust education. Year Name 2013 Anna
Page: Irene Weyer Memorial Prize
Endowed in 2002 by Donald and Arlene Roden P '92 and Frederick S. Roden C '92 in memory of Irene Weyer. Awarded to a student of promise enrolled in the teacher certification program who is pursuing travel related to his/her degree. Year Recipients 2011 Ka

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Page: J. Newton Davies Greek New Testament Prize
Theological School Division I prize. Awarded to the first-year student who has excelled in New Testament Studies.Established in honor of the late professor of New Testament, J. Newton Davies. Year Awardee 2013 Michael Howard Clayton Neblett 2012 Robert Ma
Page: James A. McClintock
James Alfred McClintock, Professor of Psychology, one of the founding professors at Brothers College, served twice as acting Dean of the College of Liberal Arts: 1963-65 and 1971-72 (coming out of retirement to do the second stretch, according to John Cun
Page: James Gilmore Ranck
James Gilmour Ranck (August 26, 1911-May 17, 1979), married to Edna Ranck with two daughters, was a professor, clinical psychologist, and United Methodist minister with a specialization in the relationship between mental health and religious attitudes and
Page: James J. Higgins Memorial Prize
Established in 2006 by family, friends and colleagues to honor James J. Higgins, Esq., former counsel to Drew University. Awarded to a senior who will be attending an accredited law school following graduation from Drew and who has demonstrated academic m
Page: James Lyman McFadden Award
Endowed in 1982 by Mrs. Dorothy Bruegger in honor of her husband, James Lyman McFadden, founder and president of Gow-Mac Instrument Company in Madison. Awarded for outstanding work in chemistry. Year Awardees 2013 Nicholas Chiappini 2012 Dillon Feigenbaum
Page: James McClintock Award for Excellence in Psychology
Endowed by friends and colleagues in honor of James A. McClintock T '30, dean emeritus of the the college and professor emeritus of psychology. Awarded to graduating seniors, for either academic excellence in psychology and potential contribution to the s
Page: James McClintock Prize for the Outstanding Student-Teacher
Graduate Division of Religion. Awarded to a Ph.D. student who has demonstrated exceptional ability, dedication and promise as a teacher. Year Name 2013 Leah Thomas 2012 Karen Bray 2011 Linda Dietch 2010 Geoffrey Nathan Pollick
Page: James O'Kane Award
Established in 2005 to honor Professor of Sociology James M. O'Kane's long and devoted service to Drew University. Awarded to a sociology major of good character who has done outstanding work in the discipline. Year Awardees 2013 Maeve Elisabeth Olney 201
Page: James Pearsall Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Graduate Division of Religion. Awarded to a Ph.D. student who has completed the comprehensive exams with exceptional academic distinction. Year Name 2013 Sara Rosenau 2012 Holly Hillgardner 2011 Christopher Alan Hayes Erika Helene Murphy 2010 Geoffrey Nat
Page: James Strong
James Strong A.B., A.M., S.T.D., LL.D. Professor of Exegetical Theology, 1868-1894 Summary James Strong was a Methodist layman who argued for formal ministerial training and the establishment of a major Methodist seminary in the mid-Atlantic region prior
Page: Jane Brown and Norton Wettstein Prize
Endowed in 2004 by J. Edward Jarvis in memory of Albert Norton Wettstein C '58 and in honor of Mr. Wettstein's friend, Jane Brown C '62. Awarded to the graduating senior who successfully completes the requirements for a double major with the highest grade
Page: Janet T. Siler Memorial Prize
Endowed in 1993 by friends, in memory of Janet Siler G '89. Awarded for excellence in the research and writing of a paper on the United Nations Semester and for overall academic accomplishment to a student whose character exemplifies the international spi
Page: Jasper and Ann Steele Prize
Theological School Division V prize. Endowed by Jasper and Ann Steele in 1994. For a student who demonstrates potential for ministry in a multicultural community. Year Awardees 2013 Joe Samalenge 2012 Joshua Michael Clough Kyo-Rye Lee 2011 Barnaby J. Fede
Page: Jeannette V. Balber Internship Award
Endowed in 2005 by Andrew E. Balber, to honor the long-time efforts and widely appreciated and abiding interest of his mother, Jeannette V. Balber, in Madison and Morris County public service and Democratic party politics and to continue the vital traditi
Page: John Alfred Faulkner
John Alfred Faulkner, A.B., A.M., B.D., D.D., LL.D., Professor of Church History, 1897-1931 Summary John Alfred Faulkner came to Drew in 1897 as professor of church history, having earned his A.B. at Acadia College and his B.D. at Drew. He was affectionat
Page: John B. Cornell
John B. Cornell, a university trustee, donated one-third of the total cost of Drew's first library. Unfortunately, he died before the Cornell Library was dedicated in 1888. In 1890, his wife gave a stained glass window to the library in his honor. The Cor
Page: John F. Ollom
Dr. John F. Ollom (1923-2013) was the Robert Fisher Oxnam Professor of Science and Society from 1956-1988. According to the Drew Gateway: Ollom’s career in physics began when, as part of his WWII military service, he was a research assistant on the Manhat
Page: John F. Ollom Prize in Physics
Established by friends, family, and colleagues in 1989 to recognize Dr. Ollom's retirement from the physics department. Awarded to a prospective physics major for promising performance in physics courses to date. Year Awardees 2013 Robert Gelosa 2012 Ian
Page: John Fletcher Hurst
John Fletcher Hurst (1834-1903) was the third president (1873-1880) of Drew Theological Seminary, later Drew University. Hurst occupied the chair of Historical Theology in Drew from 1871 until his elevation to the episcopacy in 1880. His genius as an exec
Page: John G. Berg Jr. Memorial Prize
Endowed in 1985 by Mr. Robert Callander as a gift to his wife, honoring her father, John Berg Jr. Awarded annually for excellence in English to an outstanding English major. Year Awardees 2013 Victoria Marian Russell 2012 Gaelan Noel Johnson 2011 James Wi
Page: John Heston Willey Prize
Theological school Division V. Originated in 1920. Presented to the student who excels in pulpit oratory and manner. Year Awardees 2013 Miran Jeon Tisa Joyner-Nance 2012 Kirk Abednego Johnson Shannon Elizabeth Sullivan 2011 William Clifton Miller Elizabet
Page: John L. Pepin
John L. Pepin came to Drew in 1955 as treasurer. He subsequently became executive vice president and served twice as the university's acting president. In 1977, the university's services center was named in his honor. Pepin died in 1999. Courtesy of the D
Page: John McClintock
John McClintock (1814-1870) was the first president of Drew Theological Seminary, later Drew University, and served the institution as both president and professor of practical theology from 1867 until his death in 1870. The Reverent John McClintock was b
Page: John Miley
A.B., A.M., D.D., LL.D. Professor, Systematic Theology, 1873-95. Summary John Miley joined the Drew faculty as chair of systematic theology in 1873, after his brother-in-law, President Foster, left the seat vacant. Miley had graduated from Augusta College
Page: John Paterson Old Testament Studies Prize
Theological School Division I prize. Endowed by family and friends in memory of John Paterson, professor of Hebrew and Old Testament from 1931 to 1957. Awarded to the first-year student of greatest promise in Old Testament studies. Year Awardees 2013 Chri
Page: John R. Mulder Prize
Established in 1992 by Geraldine Horowitz G '91, '92. Awarded annually to the student in the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies who has written the best comprehensive examinations of the past year. The award allows the student to order books to be used
Page: John T. Cunningham
John T. Cunningham (June 26, 1915 – June 7, 2012) was a member of the CLA class of 1938, but he will be best remembered at Drew's storyteller: the author of University in the Forest, the engaging and encyclopedic history of Drew University. Called "New Je
Page: Joseph R. Patenaude Theater Internship Program
Theater internships, established by Thomas H. Kean, 10th president of Drew University and named in honor of Joe Patenaude, beloved long-time professor of theater arts, are awarded to students who are interested in a career in theater and have chosen to pa

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Page: Kenneth E. Rowe
Kenneth E. Rowe was Professor of Church History and Methodist Librarian for thirty-two years and retired in June 2002.  He: Championed the idea that Drew University should compete for the archives and persuaded President Hardin to embrace it (University i
Page: Key People in Drew History
*Indicates that Drew University Archives contains a significant collection relating to the person/family. *Baldwin, Arthur and Leonard Arthur and Leonard Baldwin, two brothers who grew up on a farm in the nineteenth century and went on to become very succ

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Page: Language and Motion Recognition
In 2010, The College of Liberal Arts recognized the accomplishments and service of the students who served as 2009-2010 Fellows of "Language in Motion @ Drew  University," a Spanish language and culture educational outreach program in New Jersey public hi
Page: Larry Horner Female Athletic Leadership Award
Endowed in 1998 and named for Larry Horner C'40, a two-sport athlete, active Drew alumnus for 60 years and devoted advocate of athletic teams. Awarded annually to student-athletes recognized for their commitment to the promotion and display of the values
Page: Larry Horner Male Athletic Leadership Award
Endowed in 1998 and named for Larry Horner C'40, a two-sport athlete, active Drew alumnus for 60 years and devoted advocate of athletic teams. Awarded annually to student-athletes recognized for their commitment to the promotion and display of the values
Page: Lawrence E. Toombs Prize in Old Testament History
Theological School Division I prize. For a student who has excelled in Old Testament History. Year Awardees 2013 Miso Park 2012 Sarah Jane Parker 2011 Dong Sung Kim 2010 Jennifer Lynne Pick Candy LaBar
Page: Leavell-Oberg Honors Prize
Endowed by Professor Perry Leavell, who taught at Drew for over 40 years and his wife, Professor Barbara Oberg, who has taught at Yale and Princeton universities, with support from family, friends and former students, in recognition of their shared love o
Page: Leavell-Oberg Prize in History
Established in 1998 by Professor J. Perry Leavell (1997 recipient of the Presidents Award for Distinguished Teaching) and his wife, Dr. Barbara Oberg, with the support of family, friends, and former students, as an expression of their shared love of histo
Page: Lectures, Digitized
The University Archives, teamed with the Methodist Archives (http://www.gcah.org/) and United Methodist Communications (http://www.umcom.org/), began digitizing audio material related to the Theological School. Listen: http://audio.umc.org/, which include
Page: Lenox Rose, Nellie Rose
Lenox Rose, wealthy Madison resident, and his wife Nellie, who took classes at Drew, maintained a friendship with President Tipple for many years. Upon Mrs. Rose's death in 1935, her will made provision for a memorial building at Drew, initiated by her hu
Page: Lester Berenbroick
Lester W. Berenbroick, professor emeritus of sacred music, was active at Drew as a member of the faculty from 1952 to 1991. In addition to teaching popular courses on church music, he also served as director of both the theological and undergraduate choir
Page: Lester Berenbroick and Warren Crater Scholarship
Theological School Scholarship Endowed in 2003 by Lester W. Berenbroick, Professor Emeritus of Church Music at Drew Theological School, and Warren H. Crater T’59. Awarded annually to one or more students on the basis of financial need or merit who demonst
Page: Lester Berenbroick Award in Church Music
Theological School, Division V. Established in 2005 by Leary Anna Murphy in honor of Lester Berenbroick's contributions, over many years, to the teaching of church music at Drew. Awarded to a student who has completed the second year of theological educat
Page: Lewis House
History Lewis House was converted from a private residence to a faculty residence. It was converted again, to a theme house (French) in 1980. Later it switched to a Spanish theme house. It is now used for faculty office space. Credits Composed by Anthony
Page: Library
History Former Names: Cornell Library, Rose Memorial Library Constructed: 1938-1939 Rose Memorial Library was built by funds donated by Lenox S. Rose and replaced the Cornell Library. When the Rose Memorial Library first opened, it contained four large re
Page: Lynn Harold Hough
Hough (1877-1971) was born in Cadiz, Ohio on September 10, 1877. He earned his A.B. from Scio College in 1898. In 1905 he earned his Bachelor of Divinity degree from Drew Theological Seminary. His first teaching position was at the Garrett Biblical Instit

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History Former Name: Robertsons' House Constructed: 1825 Purchased: 1949 Madison house was built in 1825 and might have been used as a public inn until 1920. Robertson House was purchased in 1929 and was to be a women’s student dormitory. By 1980s the bui
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Page: Mary Pennywitt Lester Dissertation Prize
Endowed in 2001 by Mary Pennywitt Lester C '78. Awarded on occasion to an outstanding dissertation written in English literature or modern history and literature. Year Name 2013 Michelle Catherine Iden 2012 Jenifer Lynn Gundry 2011 Stephen G. Butler 2010
Page: McLendon Hall
Opened in the spring of 2009, McLendon Hall combines dorm residence suites on the top five floors with group use space on the ground floor (two lounges and a 'convenience'-type store). McLendon Hall represents a major sustainability initiative for Drew, u
Page: Mead Hall
Built in 1823 by the Gibbons family, Mead Hall is the original building on the Drew University site. Over the years it has been used for classrooms, student housing and administrative offices. The name Mead Hall honors Roxana Mead Drew, the wife of philan
Page: Mead Hall Fire
On August 24, 1989, Mead Hall -- the 1832 Greek Revival mansion that pre-dates the University in the Forest on this site-- caught fire. What started as a "reported small fire in the wall of Mead Hall" (History of the Madison Fire Department ) burned for 2
Page: Mead Hall Study Circle Prize
Theological School prize. Originated in 1926. For the woman student who achieves the best academic record in her first year of study. Year Awardee 2013 Joyce Lee 2012 Ji Eun Kim 2011 Boram Lim Kristi Soutar 2010 Juyeon Lee Ninabeth Metcalf
Page: Mead Meadow
The Mead Meadow, a wildlife habitat between Mead Hall and Brothers College, was established in the summer of 2011. It replaces the lawn area under the trees in front of the Hall of Sciences and Brothers College toward Mead Circle. Additional wildflowers w
Page: Michael Ellis Prize
Endowed by Michael Ellis G '73 in 1991. Awarded for the best M.A. thesis in the field of English Literature. Year Name 2013 Suanne B. Fetherolf 2012 Jaclyn R. Harte 2010 David Arthur Kopp Russell Brandon Horner |    
Page: Mildred Moody Eakin
Mildred Moody Eakin taught religious education at Drew University (Madison, N.J.) from 1932-1955. She was the first full-time female faculty member at the Drew Theological School, preceding Nelle Morton, who arrived in 1955. Eakin was a pioneer in the fie

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Page: Neal Riemer
Neal Riemer was Andrew V. Stout Professor of Political Philosophy at Drew University, where he taught from 1972-1992. A prolific scholar, Riemer earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University, held many prestigious academic posts, and left an extensive
Page: Neal Riemer Prize in Democratic Political Theory
Casperson School of Graduate Studies prize. Established in 2002 by family and friends in memory of former political philosophy Professor Neal Riemer's important contribution to the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies and of his significant body of schol
Page: Newark Project
Courtesy of Drew Magazine. Article originally appeared in the Spring 1996 edition, by Sara Nuss-Galles Confirmed vegetarian Matthias Beier had not planned to experience American cuisine at the local Burger King. Certainly when he came from Germany, the Ph
Page: Norman Guy Prize in Speech
Endowed by Ralph Porzio C '38, trustee emeritus of the university, in memory of the college's first professor of public speaking, Norman Guy. Awarded for distinction in public speaking. Year First Second Third 2013 Jack H. Beers Talia Zacharia Lawrence Ma
Page: Novartis Awards in the Sciences
Given to Drew's most promising seniors graduating with degrees in biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry and neuroscience as well as in mathematics and computer science. The students chosen to receive these awards are those who not only display excepti

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Page: Olin Alfred Curtis
The Rev. Olin Alfred Curtis (1850-1918), A.B., A.M., B.D., S.T.D., LL.D., Professor of Systematic Theology, 1896-1914; Professor Emeritus and Lecturer on Christian Doctrine, 1914-1918 Summary Olin Curtis came to Drew in 1896 as professor of church history
Page: Order of St. Luke-Hoyt Hickman Award
Theological School Division V Prize. For excellence in liturgical studies. Year Awardees 2013 Lorie Beth Caulfield 2012 Shannon Elizabeth Sullivan 2011 Rachel Lynne Horst 2010 Todd Raymond Pick
Page: Orientation Highlights
Orientation has long been a part of Drew life. It has gone through many changes, from the events through the fashions. Here are a few highlights: ORIENTATION - CLA 1941 – games, chapel, conference on study habits, vocational interest and personality analy
Page: Oscar Buck
Oscar Buck, son of Drew alumnus Philo M. Buck, joined the Drew faculty in 1919 as professor of missions and comparative religions. He died in 1941.

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Page: Paolo Cucchi
Paolo Cucchi was Dean of the College of Liberal Arts from 1984 to 2008, and remains a faculty member of the University. From Drew Magazine: Arrivederci, Paolo! (2008)
Page: Patricia Wickham Prize in Feminist Scholarship
Theological School prize. Endowed in 1992 by family and friends in memory of Patricia Wickham T'89. Awarded for overall academic excellence and creativity in feminist scholarship to a woman student who has completed two-thirds of the M.Div. or three-quart
Page: Paul and Yasuko Grosjean Prize
Awarded to a Ph.D. international student of the Caspersen school whose native language is not English and who has excelled in achieving his/her degree. Year Name 2013 Mareen Gresh Reustle 2012 Jeevan Gurung 2011 Kumar Sankar Bhattacharya    
Page: Paul Hardin III
Paul Hardin (b. 1931) was the ninth president of Drew University. Hardin was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from Duke University, where he also earned a law degree. He had been president of Wofford College and Southern Methodist University before being named D
Page: Paul Seybold
Assistant Men's Basketball Coach Paul Seybold (1942-2012) joined Head Coach Daryl Keckler's staff prior to the 2009-10 season and coached nearly four years with the Rangers. He added almost four decades of coaching experience to the staff. Seybold was res
Page: Paul Seymour Memorial Service Award
Awarded for exemplary spirit, support, and aid to the athletic department. Year Awardees 2013 Marissa Mastrocola 2012 Yasmin Xiao Xia Baldini 2011 Yasmin Baldini 2010 Curtis Fornarotto
Page: Peter Jennings Prize
Endowed by Dr. and Mrs. Robert Zuck, professors emeriti of botany, to honor a former student, Peter R. Jennings, C '53. Awarded for high promise in botany, particularly for work in plant improvement. Year Awardee 2013 Megan Reilly Chellew 2012 Selime Aksi
Page: Philip H. Haselton
Drew Trustee for 43 years, Board chair 1979-1984.  Trustee emeritus 1997-2014. Hasleton was a grandson of Leonard Baldwin, one of the Baldwin Brothers who founded 'Brothers College,' now the Drew College of Liberal Arts. Haselton was the uncle of Rev. Dr.
Page: Pranks
Courtesy of Drew Magazine. Article originally appeared in the Spring 1997 edition, by Sara Nuss-Galles Pre-dawn VJ Day in the Forest: As Pat Adams ('47) and Peggy Lance Osborn ('47) regaled dorm-mates with their hitchhiking adventure to the peace celebrat
Page: President's Award for Distinguished Teaching
Past Winners (incomplete list): Doug Simon 1991 Alan Candiotti 1992 Lee Pollack 1993 Ann Saltzman 1994 Wendy Kolmar 1995 Phil Mundo 1998 Louise Temple-Rosebrook 1999 James O'Kane 2000 Alan Candiotti (?) 2001 Debra Liebowitz 2002 Douglas Simon 2003 Jonatha
Page: President's Award in Theatre Arts
Established in 1992 by the theatre arts department. Awarded to a graduating senior who has made outstanding contributions to the theatre arts at Drew in a variety of disciplines. Year Awardees 2013 Amy Kathryn Crossman Lee Ann Hoover 2012 Dana Sumner-Prit
Page: President's House
History Renovated in the 1960s and located on the edge of Drew's Forest Preserve, the President's House has been home to three Drew presidents. Today the President's House is used to house distinguished visitors to Drew as well as the University Chaplain'
Page: Presidents of Drew University
Presidents John McClintock , 1867-1870 Randolph Sinks Foster, 1870-1873 John Fletcher Hurst, 1873-1880 Henry Anson Buttz, 1880-1912 Ezra Squier Tipple, 1912-1929 Arlo Ayres Brown, 1929-1948 Fred Garrigus Holloway, 1948-1960 Robert Fisher Oxnam, 1961-1974
Page: Priscilla Patten Benham Prize in Biblical Studies
Established in 2001 by Leary Anna Murphy in memory of Priscilla Patten Benham G'76. Awarded to a doctoral student to support travel for Ph.D. dissertation in Biblical studies. Year Awardee 2012 Robert S. Wafula 2011 Cecil Berit Marshall     Graduate Divis
Page: Priscilla Patten Benham Prize in Dissertation Research
Established in 2011 by Leary Anna Murphy, in memory of Priscilla Patten Benham G '76. Awarded to Ph.D. candidates of the Graduate Division of Religion in Drew Theological School for expenses associated with dissertation research. Year Name 2013 Nam Joong
Page: Psi Chi Award for Community Service
Established by the psychology department in 1994-1995. Awarded to Psi Chi members in recognition of academic excellence and outstanding service to the community of psychology at Drew. Year Awardees 2012 Lindsey Brianne Peré Leeann Trimarchi 2010 Jill M. S
Page: Psi Chi Award for Research
Established by the psychology department in 1994-1995. Awarded to a Psi Chi member in recognition of academic excellence and outstanding contribution to the science of psychology at Drew. Year Awardees 2013 Rene Diandra Small Marcela Katherine Wilk 2012 S

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Page: Rabbi Dr. Sheldon J. Weltman Prize for Excellence in Biblical Studies
Graduate Division of Religion. Endowed in 1992 by the estate of Rabbi Weltman G'80,'90. Awarded for the best thesis or dissertation in Biblical studies. Year Awardee 2013 Linda Ann Dietch Donna J. Laird 2012 Shanell Teresa Smith 2011 Terry Ann Smith 2010
Page: Ralph A. Fenton
Ralph A. Felton joined the Drew faculty in 1931 as professor of rural sociology. Felton's work focused on the training of African-Americans for rural ministry. It is estimated that Felton trained more than 9,000 African-American ministers through a variet
Page: Ralph R. and Ruth K. Johnson Shakespeare Prize
Endowed in 1998 by the family, friends, colleagues and former students of this beloved professor emeritus of speech and dramatics and his wife, in celebration of their lifelong nurture of esteem for Shakespeare's work. Awarded annually to an undergraduate
Page: Randolph Sinks Foster
Randolph Sinks Foster (1820-1903) was the second president (1870-1873) of Drew Theological Seminary, later Drew University. Dr. Foster was the third of that first flight of Drew teachers - McClintock and Nadal were the others - whose connection with the s
Page: Raval Prize in Women's Studies and the Humanities
Established by her family and friends in memory of Shilpa Raval C'91 (1969-2004), the prize is awarded annually to a junior or senior whose interdisciplinary work, like Shilpa's lively and innovative scholarship on gender and sexuality in the ancient worl
Page: Reverend Florence Spearing Randolph Prize
Theological School prize. Awarded to a graduating African-American woman student who demonstrates powerful preaching skills and potential for outstanding pastoral leadership. Named after the Rev. Spearing Randolph, the first African-American woman to enro
Page: Rhodes Scholar
Courtesy of Drew Magazine. Article originally appeared in the Winter 1999 edition, by Lynn Peck Rutan Dena Pedynowski C'99 laughs at herself for sometimes "talking in sound bites." The habit stems from the globetrotter's love of pithy phrases and sayings.
Page: Robert B. Goodwin
Rev. Dr. Robert B. Goodwin attended the Theological School and received his M.Div. in 1945, his STM in 1952 and his D. Min. in 1975.  He served as a Trustee from 1976 until 1992 when he became an Emeritus Trustee.
Page: Robert Bly Prize
Awarded to advanced translation students and alumni of the MFA Program in Poetry and Poetry in Translation. Year Recipient 2013 Elliot F. bat Tzedek    
Page: Robert Campbell Prize for Excellence in and Commitment to Literature
Awarded to an Arts and Letters student in the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies who has excelled in the program's literary offerings. Year Name 2013 Victor Alcindor 2012 James Patrick Cody 2011 Nisha Pravin Zoeller 2010 Richard Trama
Page: Robert Chapman Poetry Prize
The Chapman Prize celebrates the rich legacy of Robert Chapman, a distinguished teacher, linguist, lexicographer, medievalist, and poet who taught at Drew from 1966 to 1986, by honoring extraordinary undergraduate achievement and promise in the poetry of
Page: Robert Fisher Oxnam
Dr. Robert Fisher Oxnam (1915-1974) served Drew University from 1961 to 1974 as the first lay person to hold the position of university president in Drew history. A native of Boston, Massachusetts, Oxnam was the son of Garfield Bromley Oxnam and Ruth Fish
Page: Robert Fisher Oxnam Prize
Endowed by Dean Inez Nelbach and Louise Slipper in memory of Robert F. Oxnam, former president of the university. Awarded annually to a graduating senior majoring in political science who has shown both outstanding ability in that field and a thorough com
Page: Robert Jehu Bull
Dr. Robert Jehu Bull, 1920-2013, professor of church history 1955-1991, Director of the Drew-McCormick expedition to Tell Balatah (1955), Director of the Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima (1971-1996),  and husband of Drew University President, Dr. Viv
Page: Robert Jehu Bull Prize
Theological School Division II Endowed in 1996 by Dr. Henry O. Thompson T'58, G'64, a dedicated alumni leader, and other alumni and friends of Drew, in honor of Dr. Robert J. Bull, Professor of Church History and Archaeology Emeritus, who brought church h
Page: Robert L. Chapman Prize
Awarded annually for the D.Litt. dissertation in the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies that is singularly distinguished by creative thought and prose style. Year Awardee 2013 David Arthur Kopp 2012 Denis Lee Mulroony 2011 Vincent E. Perrin Jr. 2010 Eva
Page: Robert Weisbuch
Robert Weisbuch was the eleventh president of Drew University. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and holds his Ph.D. in English from Yale University. Weisbuch served in many roles at the University of Michigan and just prior to coming to Drew, he se
Page: Robert William Rogers
The Rev. Robert William Rogers A.B., Ph.D., Litt.D., D.D., LL.D. Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament Exegesis, 1893-1929; Professor Emeritus and Lecturer on History of the Ancient Orient, 1929-1930. Summary Robert William Rogers arrived at Drew in 1893
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The Rose Window, displayed over the entrance of the present Library building, was designed by Henry Holiday for Drew's first library, the Cornell (1883). Below: the Cornell Library, with the Rose Window on the back wall. The first photo was probably taken
Page: Roxanna Mead Drew
Roxanna Mead Drew, wife of Daniel Drew, is honored at Drew University in the name of the main administrative building, Mead Hall.
Page: Rugby Team
 The (Mens) Drew Rugby Football Club's webpage is at http://groups.drew.edu/mensrugby/ The Drew Women's Rugby Football Club's webpage is at http://groups.drew.edu/dwrfc/ This article is a STUB. Contact Jheise@drew.edu to give information to add here.
Page: Rumi Prize in Choreography
Established in 2000 by a friend of Drew theatre arts and dance. Awarded annually to a student for excellence in choreography. Year Awardees 2013 Katya G. Danko 2012 Richard Edward Drake 2011 Holly M. Tarnower 2010 Christopher Francis Metzger

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Page: Samuel Bowne
A generous benefactor to Drew between 1890 and 1910, trustee Samuel Bowne's many donations resulted in the building of Hoyt-Bowne dormitory, Bowne Gymnasium, and http://wiki.drew.edu/Bowne_HallSamuel W. Bowne Hall . Bowne died in 1910.
Page: Samuel Bowne Hall
The Samuel W. Bowne Hall, the latest addition to an already important group of buildings on the famous campus of Drew Theological Seminary, Madison, New Jersey, is the gift of a great and good man whose honored name it bears, who died in Christ October 29
Page: Samuel Foster Upham
The Rev. Samuel Foster Upham A.B., A.M., D.D., LL.D. Professor of Practical Theology, 1881-1904 Summary Samuel Upham joined the Drew faculty as professor of practical theology in 1880, equipped with an A.B. and an M.A. from Wesleyan University and twenty-
Page: Samuel Gardner Ayres
Drew University Assistant Librarian 1889-1896; Librarian 1896-1911. Drew Alumnus. From The Teachers of Drew, 1867-1942, A Commemorative Volume issued on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the Founding of Drew Theological Seminary, October 15, 1942. E
Page: Samuel W. Bowne
A generous benefactor to Drew between 1890 and 1910, trustee Samuel Bowne's many donations resulted in the building of Hoyt-Bowne dormitory, Bowne Gymnasium, and Samuel W. Bowne Hall. Bowne died in 1910.
Page: Seminary Hall
History Former Name: Administration Building Constructed: 1898-1899 Seminary Hall was an anonymous gift. Originally an administration building and chapel it also housed lecture rooms and seminar rooms for members of the faculty. By 1961-1962 it contained
Page: Sherman Plato Young
Sherman Plato Young -- 'Doc' Young -- graduated from Drew Theological Seminary in 1928 and was subsequently hired to teach Latin and Greek in the newly established Brothers College. As Drew’s baseball coach for 22 seasons, Doc Young’s overall record was 1
Page: Sherman Plato Young Award
Endowed in memory of Sherman Plato Young, beloved professor, coach, minister and friend, in honor of his faithful service to and love of Drew University and its students. Awarded annually to a student on the basis of character, scholarship, and extra clas
Page: Shilpa Raval Memorial Prize in Classics
Established in 2004 by her family and friends in loving memory of Shilpa Raval C'91 (1969-2004), who received her Ph.D. in 1998 at Brown and was assistant professor of classics at Yale University and a brilliant scholar. Awarded annually to a student who
Page: Sidney Udenfriend Prize
Established in 2000 by family and friends in memory of Sidney Udenfriend, second director of the Charles R. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti. Awarded annually to one or more students majoring in science who demonstrate exceptional promise fo
Page: Simon Forum and Athletic Center
William E. and Carol G. Simon Forum and Athletic Center, which opened in 1994, is one of the largest civic center facilities in New Jersey. The center includes an indoor 200-meter track, an eight-lane NCAA pool, a basketball gymnasium, 2 exercise rooms, s
Page: Sitterly House
History Constructed: 1870 Sitterly House is one of three remaining Victorian-era homes built to house the original university faculty. In 1941, Sitterly had three apartments for missionary families. In 1964-1965 it contained special rooms for music, inclu
Page: Slipper-McClintock Prize
Endowed in 1977 by family, friends and colleagues to honor two of the original architects of the Trustee/Drew Scholar Program, James A. McClintock T '30 and Louise Slipper. Awarded annually to the graduating Drew Scholar who has made the most outstanding
Page: Smith House
History Former Name: Earp House Built originally in 1909 for Professor Edwin Earp, the Smith House was called Earp House until 1983. The structure came to house college students but was soon renamed for Robert G. Smith, founding chairman of the political
Page: Stanley Prescott Hooper Memorial Prize
Endowed in 1989 by the estate of Stanley Prescott Hooper C '85, family and friends. Awarded to graduating senior with promise and integrity in art. Year Awardees 2013 Stephanie Marie Elden, Art Jeanne F. Jangan_, Art_ 2012 Brittany Marie Woodhull, Art Ale
Page: Statue of Francis Asbury
The bronze equestrian statue in front of Mead Hall depicts Bishop Francis Asbury (1745-1816), who was the first episcopal leader of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America. It celebrates the role and mission of Asbury in the itinerant preaching traditio
Page: Steve and Catherine Lemanski Prize
Established in 2006 by Steve A. Lemanski C '89. Awarded to students in applied mathematics with preference given to students intending to pursue a career related to the field of actuarial science. Year Awardees 2013 Timothy J. Barnum 2012 Danielle Megan K
Page: Sycamore Cottage
History Constructed: 1834 Originally used to house the hired help of the Gibbons’ estate, Sycamore Cottage housed Drew’s first students 1867 until they moved to Asbury/Embury Halls. After this the building became faculty/staff housing, being briefly used

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Page: Take My Word For It…”"
Looking for a good book to read?  Try one of these personal recommendations from members of the Drew community who responded to a campus request for reviews of favorite summer reading.  Not surprisingly, a range of books and contributors are represented h
Page: That Medieval Thing
That Medieval Thing, sometimes called MedFest or TMT, appears for the first time as a Club in the Oak Leaves yearbook for 1991. That Medieval Thing was first run as the spring festival in 1987, making it one of the longer running student led organizations
Page: The Big Five
In the early years of Drew Theological Seminary, five professors gained legendary status. These professors: James Strong Henry Anson Buttz Samuel F. Upham George R. Crooks John Miley were "the pride and boast of Drew" in their day, and widely credited wit
Page: The Drew Song
Words by Chris Grygo C’98 Music by Paul Quinn C’96 Standing proud in this great forest Is our beloved University, Spreading knowledge, growth, and friendship At the heart of this community. From these places and in our faces, May the name of Drew prevail
Page: The Other End
The Other End (TOE) Coffeehouse and Cabaret provides a comfortable atmosphere for students to eat, study and enjoy live music during the late-night hours. Founded 1986.  Sitterly House is the primary location. Acorn article appears in January 31, 1986 iss
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This is a stub, for organizing entries based on Drew People.
Page: Thomas D. Sayles Jr. Student Award for Outstanding Service to the Community
Awarded annually to a third-year undergraduate student, who, like the award's namesake, has demonstrated an exceptional commitment and unselfish dedication to the Drew family and to the larger community through exemplary volunteer service. Year Recipient
Page: Thomas Gibbons
Summary Thomas Gibbons was a Savannah lawyer turned New York steamboat tycoon. With his son, William Gibbons , and his captain, Cornelius Vanderbilt, he took on New York ferry monopolies and won a Supreme Court decision regulating interstate commerce. Gib
Page: Thomas H. Kean
President, Drew University, 1990-2005. Thomas H. Kean was born on April 21, 1935. Kean received his B.A. degree from Princeton University and his M.A. from Columbia University Teachers College. He taught private school in Massachusetts before entering pol
Page: Thomas Oden
Thomas Oden was born October 21, 1931 in Altus, Oklahoma, the son of an attorney and music teacher. He married Edrita Pokorny on August 10, 1952. They had three children: Thomas, Edward, and Laura. Oden was the Henry Anson Buttz Professor of Theology and
Page: Tilghman House
History Constructed: 1894 Tilghman House was originally part of the Gibbons estate and was bought by Daniel Drew. Before Drew bought it, however, the home was the private residence of the Sidell Tilghman family who were directly descended from English Bar
Page: Tipple Hall
History Constructed: 1954-1955 Tipple was originally home to male Theological School students. Today, Tipple and its nearby companion structure, Wendel Hall, are the primary residences for Graduate School and Theological School students, especially those
Page: Tipple Pond
In the space bordered by S.W. Bowne Hall , Hoyt-Bowne Hall, and the Learning Center addition to the Rose Memorial Library, lies a deep circular declivity. Though the precise geological origins of this declivity have not been labelled, the poet Wordsworth
Page: Tolley-Brown Hall
History Constructed: 1964 The dorm complex contained a dorm for college men and one for college women, joined by a connecting unit with a large central lounge and several meeting and study rooms. Credits Composed by Anthony D. Rogers, Courtesy of the Drew
Page: Tour
Courtesy of Drew Magazine. Article originally appeared in the Spring 1998 edition, by John T. Cunningham C'3 Any proper walking tour of Drew's campus begins by climbing the 10 thick stone steps to the broad piazza of Mead Hall , Drew's first and forever h
Page: Tracey J. Shors Neuroscience Prize
Endowed in 1999 by John F. Brinster C '43 and Doris A. Brinster. Awarded to an outstanding Drew student for collaborative, multidisciplinary research in the neurosciences. Year Awardees 2013 Gregory Gedman 2012 Yasmine Mourad 2011 Francesco Laterza 2010 A
Page: Trustee Presidents
1867-1876 - Daniel Drew 1876-1876 - Bishop Edmund Janes 1877-1879 - Bishop Matthew Simpson 1880-1888 - John B. Cornell 1888-1901 - William Hoyt 1901-1911 -Samuel W. Bowne 1911-1928 - Bishop Luther B. WIlson 1928-1933 - Leonard D. Baldwin 1933-1940 - Willi

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Page: United Methodist Archives
History Constructed: 1982 The United Methodist Archives and History Center at Drew holds the world's richest collection of artifacts and historical materials related to the United Methodist Church. The center is headquarters of the United Methodist Church
Page: University Center
History Constructed: 1958-1959 The University Center originally housed a dining room, snack bar, bookstore, post office, music and game rooms, office for campus publications, a private dining room, and other facilities open for special events and meetings
Page: University Commons
History Constructed: 1971 Originally the University Commons housed a dining hall, an auditorium seating 480 people, and two classrooms. By 1985 it contained in addition to the dining hall, a president's dining room and a student built Common's Theater and
Page: University Seal
The university seal was created to celebrate the institution's new status in 1928 when the Drew Theological Seminary of the Methodist Episcopal Church added Brothers College (now the College of Liberal Arts) and changed its name to Drew University. This 1
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Adapted from those of Oxford University and two of its colleges, Lincoln and Christ Church, the Drew University Shield reflects the formal education of John Wesley. The noted 18th century churchman was an undergraduate at Lincoln, a tutor at Christ Church

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Page: Vivian A. Bull
Dr. Vivian A. Bull became Drew University’s president for the interim term on July 1, 2012. Before 1992, Dr. Bull taught for more than 30 years as a member of the economics department and served for eight years as associate dean of the College of Liberal

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Page: W. Scott McDonald
W. Scott McDonald came to Drew in 1975 as vice president for planning. He subsequently held the posts of vice president for administration and finance, and executive vice president & Chief Operating Officer. In 1988, he became interim president for nearly
Page: Walter F. and Alice Gorham Foundation, Inc. Prize in Jewish Studies
Awarded to graduating seniors who, in the course of their years at Drew, have best exemplified the Jewish value of integrating excellence in Jewish study with exemplary service to campus and community. Year Awardees 2013 Geoffrey Scott Edelstein 2012 Maxw
Page: Wendel
Courtesy of Drew Magazine. Article originally appeared in the Spring 1995 edition, by Mary Luthi, with special thanks to library director Jean Schoenthaler The Drew Archives do not reveal how the university's fifth president, Ezra Squier Tipple , heard th
Page: Wendel Family
The Wendel family had ties to Drew beginning with President McClintock in the mid-nineteenth century. A wealthy and mysterious family from New York City, the Wendels were modest benefactors through Drew's early years. President Tipple nurtured a relations
Page: Wendel Hall
History Constructed: 1951 Wendel was originally home to male Theological School students. Today, Wendel and its nearby companion structure, Tipple Hall, are the primary residences for Graduate School and Theological School students, especially those with
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Page: Whitefield's thumb
It is true that the Methodist Center contains what purports to be the dessicated thumb of famous Methodist evangelist George Whitefield. Nobody knows how it got there, though various 'relics' of Whitefield were apparently pilfered from his tomb. The thumb
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Page: Will Herberg
Will Herberg was Andrew V. Stout Professor of Philosophy and Culture at Drew University's Graduate School, where he taught from 1955 until his retirement in 1976. He was an internationally renowned Jewish scholar, best known for his landmark book, Protest
Page: William E. and Carol G. Simon
The late William E. and Carol G. Simon, a Drew trustee, gave the University $2.5 million, thereby making possible theSimon Forum and Athletic Center that bears their names.
Page: William Gibbons
William Gibbons was the son of steamboat tycoon Thomas Gibbons. Upon the death of his father, William inherited Thomas' assets - steamboat holdings, land, houses and several plantations in the south, which included more than 500 slaves. It is believed tha
Page: William Gibbons' Horse Journal
Preserved in the Drew University Library archives is a small, bound unlined book -- apparently purchased on Wall Street in New York, according to a label inside the front cover – in which William Gibbons records in his own handwriting notes on his horse p
Page: William Hoyt
William Hoyt was one the university's most generous trustees, and his efforts included the construction of Hoyt-Bowne dormitory and Seminary Hall. He died in 1902. Courtesy of the Drew University Archives
Page: Winifred B. Baldwin Fellowship
Endowed by Inez Nelbach in memory of Winifred B. Baldwin, wife of former trustee Donald Baldwin. Awarded to one or more Drew Scholars with excellent academic records at Drew who show great promise of continued distinction in graduate or professional schoo
Page: Women
Courtesy of Drew Magazine. Article originally appeared in the Summer 2002 edition, by John Cunningham C'38 In the sping of 2002. Jean Remaly C'47 and I sat comfortably in her pleasant home in Upper Nyack NY, remembering well that autumn day in 1946 when s

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Page: Zuck Arboretum
Created and named in honor of Drew botany faculty members Robert and Florence Zuck, the Zuck Arboretum was establishe by the Drew board of trustees in 1980. Situated along the Loantaka Way side of campus, behind the Copper Beech complex, the Arboretum inc

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