Today's Presidential Spotlight: Parke Kolbe

Today's Presidential Spotlight: Parke Kolbe
Laurie Rizzo
September 3, 2009
Doctor Parke Rexford Kolbe (1881-1942) 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
Parke Kolbe President Kolbe with Archduke Otto of Austria, 1941
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.