Thwing, Charles Franklin; university pres.; born, New Sharon, Me., Nov. 9, 1853; son of Joseph P. and Hannah M. (Hopkins) Thwing; A. B., Harvard, 1876; graduated Andover Theological Seminary, 1879; (S. T. D., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1889; LL. D., Marietta, 1894, Illinois College, 1894, Waynesburg, 1901, Washington and Jefferson, 1902, Kenyon, 1910); married Carrie F. Butler, Sept. 18, 1879 (died, April 24, 1898); 2d, Mary Gardiner Dunning, Dec. 22, 1906; ordained congregational ministry, 1879; pastor North Ave. Church, Cambridge, Mass., 1879-1886, Plymouth Church, Minneapolis, 1886-1890; pres. Western Reserve University and Adelbert College, since 1890; associate editor Bibliotheca Sacra since 1884. Club: University. Author: American Colleges Their Students and Work, 1878; The Reading of Books, 1883; The Family (with Mrs. Thwing), 1886; The Working Church; Within College Walls; The College Woman, 1894; The American College in American Life; The Best Life; College Administration, 1900; The Youth’s Dream of Life; God in His World; If I Were a College Student, 1902; The Choice of a College, 1901; A Liberal Education and a Liberal Faith, 1903; College Training and the Business Man; A History of Higher Education in America, 1906; Education in the Far East, 1909; History of Education in the United States since the Civil War, 1910; Universities of the World, 1911. Editor-in-chief of the Biographical History of Ohio. Contributor to magazines and speaker on educational topics.