Fulton in Callaway County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
President Robert L. D. Davidson
1909 - 1998
Dedicated to the highest principles, President Robert L. D. "Larry" Davidson was a leader of character during times of both prosperity and adversity. As the 15th president of Westminster College, Davidson passionately invested in students, encouraged colleagues, and relished the challenges of higher education. Davidson was responsible for establishing the Winston Churchill Memorial and Library and bringing Chistopher Wren's Church of St. Mary, the Virgin, Aldermanbury, to the Westminster campus. Under Davidson's innovative leadership from 1955 to 1973, the College rose to new heights in enrollment, academic excellence, in facilities and in funding.
Leadership Plaza was dedicated on October 6, 2001 to commemorate Westminster College's 150th Anniversary and to honor president Emeritus Dr. [Robert] L. D. "Larry" Davidson
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1865.
Location. 38° 50.903′ N, 91° 57.293′ W. Marker is in Fulton, Missouri, in Callaway County. Marker is at the intersection of Westminster Avenue and 6th Street, on the left when traveling north on Westminster Avenue. Marker and fountain are at the Davidson Leadership Plaza on the Westminster College campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 Westminster Avenue, Fulton MO 65251, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Chrisman Swope Memorial Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Alpha Delta of Beta Theta Pi (within shouting distance of this marker); War Comes to Westminster College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Westminster College Columns (about 300 feet away); Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech (about 300 feet away); Westminster Hall Threshold (about 300 feet away); The Berlin Wall (about 500 feet away); Robertson Historic District (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fulton.
Also see . . . Westminster College, Fulton MO. (Submitted on November 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 500 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.