Blacksburg in Montgomery County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Thomas Marshall Hahn Jr.
President Emeritus 1975-
One of the university’s greatest presidents, T. Marshall Hahn Jr. engineered Virginia Tech’s evolution from a college to a major research university. The dynamic leader severed ties with Radford College and made the Corps of Cadets voluntary, spurring record enrollments of women an unprecedented growth in the student body, degree programs, faculty, research, and physical plant. At age 35, he became Tech’s youngest president.
Hahn Hall phase I completed in 1988
Erected by VPI Class of 1953.
Location. 37° 13.66′ N, 80° 25.521′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, Virginia, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from West Campus Drive east of Duckpond Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blacksburg VA 24060, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank Leigh Robeson (within shouting distance of this marker); John Edward Williams (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert James Davidson (about 400 feet away); Mary Draper Ingels (about Solitude (about 500 feet away); William Bradford Alwood (about 500 feet away); Paul Neyron Derring (about 600 feet away); The Alwood Oak (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Blacksburg.
Also see . . .
1. Hahn Hall - South Wing. Virginia Tech (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Hahn Hall - North Wing. Virginia Tech (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
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