Carol Montgomery Newman

Carol Montgomery Newman (HMRS0)

Location: Blacksburg, VA 24060 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.705', W 80° 25.163'

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Professor 1903-1941
Dean, Academic Department 1915-1920
Chairman, English Department 1916-1941

Known as VPI's godfather of extracurricular activities, Carol Montgomery Newman headed the English and Language Departments, taught English and Rhetoric, was Secretary of the Athletic Council, chaired VPI's Social Committee and the YMCA Advisory Board, was Dean of the Academic Department, and served on the Library Committee. A popular teacher, accomplished writer, and eloquent speaker, he considered books an invaluable element of living.

Newman Library, main section, completed in 1955
Marker donated by Class of 1953
HM NumberHMRS0
Placed ByVPI Class of 1953
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 9:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 551506 N 4120369
Decimal Degrees37.22841667, -80.41938333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.705', W 80° 25.163'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 42.30" N, 80° 25' 9.78" W
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Area Code(s)540, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21570 Kent St, Blacksburg VA 24060, US
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