Centennial Perspectives

People: Gerald L. Saddlemire

Gerald L. Saddlemire
1920-1991
Faculty, Administrator

Gerald L. Saddlemire (seen at left) joined the faculty of Bowling Green State University in 1969 as Professor of Psychology and Chair of College Student Personnel. During his tenure in this role, he led the program to national prominence. In 1989, Dr. Saddlemire received two of the most prestigious awards of the student affairs profession: the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators awarded him the Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic Excellence, and the American College Personnel Association presented him with its Professional Service Award as a Graduate Faculty Member. In addition, during his career at BGSU, Dr. Saddlemire served as the Interim Dean of the College of Education and Allied Professions.

In 1995, the Student Services Building was named in his honor.

For further reading in University Archives

  • News articles in BG News
  • pUA 1017. A Celebration of the Life of Gerald Saddlemire
  • pUA 1418. Rededication Ceremony

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