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 Herman B Wells

Herman B Wells

Birth
Jamestown, Boone County, Indiana, USA
Death 18 Mar 2000 (aged 97)
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA
Burial Jamestown, Boone County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 22644 · View Source
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Renowned educator and civic official. Wells was affiliated with Indiana University for a period,from his enrollment as a student until his death, that spanned eight decades. Wells served as the university's acting president from 1937-38, president from 1938-62, and interim president for a few months during 1968. From 1962 until his death, he served as the university's chancellor. Wells helped transform Indiana University into an internationally recognized center for research and scholarship, and helped integrate Big Ten athletics.

Bio by: Warrick L. Barrett


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 4 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22644
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herman B Wells (7 Jun 1902–18 Mar 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22644, citing Jamestown IOOF Cemetery, Jamestown, Boone County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .