Charles J. Ping
Charles J. Ping, the eighteenth president of Ohio University, died in his sleep at his home in Athens on Tuesday, July 27th. He was 91. Ping is survived by his wife Claire and their children Ann Venable (Jim), Andrew Ping (Aim?e), four grandchildren Samuel (Bethany), Stephen (Krissy), Katie (Cody), and Jackson, and three great grandchildren (Abram, Penny and Fordham). Ping led Ohio University for nineteen years from 1975-1994. Before coming to Athens, he had been the Provost of Central Michigan University and before that he was the Dean and Acting President of Tusculum College. Ping was educated at Rhodes College, the Louisville Theological Seminary, and Duke University, where he received...