For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Today's Presidential Spotlight: Parke Kolbe

September 3, 2009

Doctor Parke Rexford Kolbe (1881-1942), pictured at right, served as president of Drexel Institute from 1932 until his death in February 1942, guiding the school through the Great Depression and the start of World War II.

~ Shaun Kirkpatrick

The Past Personified: a Presidential History of Drexel is an exhibition currently on display downstairs at Hagerty. Join us for a reception for this exhibition on Wednesday September 23rd from 4 to 6 p.m in W.W. Hagerty Library (33rd and Market Streets) on the lower. It is open to all and includes complimentary homemade refreshments.

Topical Tags: