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DOWNLOADABLE, HIGH-RESOLUTION PHOTOGRAPHS of Ohio Wesleyan University’s president and campus are posted here for media use. Images are provided as maximum quality, 300-dpi JPGs. All images are courtesy of Ohio Wesleyan University, which retains the copyright.

If you need additional images or alternate formats, please contact Cole Hatcher (740-203-6908, cehatche@owu.edu).

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President Rock Jones, Ph.D.
Rock Jones became Ohio Wesleyan’s 16th president on July 1, 2008.

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Battling Bishop
Ohio Wesleyan University offers 23 varsity sports. Its mascot is the Battling Bishop. The nickname Battling Bishops was adopted in 1925—the winning entry in a contest sponsored by the Pi Delta Epsilon journalism fraternity.

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Chappelear Drama Center
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Chappelear Drama Center offers a main stage and studio theater, complete with rehearsal spaces and full scenery and costume shops. The center is the home of the university’s Theatre & Dance Department.

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Hamilton-Williams Campus Center
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, completed in 1991, is a bold centerpiece of the Delaware, Ohio, campus. The building features a chapel, bookstore, food court, lounges, and more.

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Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center, opened in 2010, features a 10-lane swimming pool, 13-foot-deep diving well, and 1-meter and 3-meter diving boards. OWU’s first “green” building, the Meek Center uses a geothermal energy system to heat and cool the building and a heat-recovery system to heat the pool. It also features a reflective clay-tile roof as well as recycled, regional, and low-VOC (volatile organic chemical) building materials.

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R.W. Corns Building
Ohio Wesleyan University’s R.W. Corns Building, renovated in 2000, provides a modern hub for information technology and educational support services. It also is the home of the Economics Department; the Woltemade Center for Economics, Business, and Entrepreneurship; and more.

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Richard M. Ross Art Museum
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum was renovated in 2002. A former U.S. Post Office, the museum displays portions of the university’s permanent art collection as well as rotating exhibits. Admission is always free.

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Schimmel/Conrades Science Center
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Schimmel/Conrades Science Center, dedicated in 2004, provides state-of-the-art facilities that include a scanning electron microscope, Fourier transform nuclear magnetic resonance and infrared spectrometers, and a research petrographic microscope.

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Selby Stadium
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Selby Stadium has been home to the Battling Bishops since 1929. It seats 9,100 spectators and is believed to be the oldest facility in the nation constructed to Olympic specifications and remaining in its original configuration. Environmentally friendly stadium lighting was added in 2010, and a video scoreboard was installed in 2011.

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Slocum Hall
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Slocum Hall includes what is considered one of the most beautiful spots on campus: the Slocum Reading Room, which features a Romanesque arcade and enormous, stained-glass skylight.

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Stuyvesant Hall
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Stuyvesant Hall is the oldest residence hall in use, with architectural features that embody the tradition of the university. During the 2011-2012 academic year, the hall will undergo a $15 million renovation to add energy-efficient heating, cooling, lighting, and more features to benefit OWU students.

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University Hall
Ohio Wesleyan University’s University Hall was built more than 100 years ago and serves as the landmark of the university, with its soaring bell tower and peaked roof. It is the home of Gray Chapel, which is among the region’s preeminent concert halls.

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