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Faces Behind the Places of DePauw University

This guide includes historical information about the people behind DePauw University's building names.

Paul B. Kissinger

Paul B. KissingerPaul B. Kissinger was born March 30, 1930 in Staten Island, New York and died May 15, 2002 in London, England. He was married to Joanne Verbryck Kissinger, and they have two children, Scott and Lisa. A graduate of Albright College, Northwestern University and Rutgers University, Kissinger taught physics and astronomy at DePauw University (1960-2000). Pilot, photographer, scientist, and musician, he received several teaching awards while at DePauw and was asked by its 1997 graduating class to deliver its commencement speech.