Wright State University became an independent institution in 1967 and spent the next 50 years growing into an innovative leader in affordable and accessible education. In 2017, we celebrate the first 50 years and set the course for the next half century.
I grew up on Col. Glenn & attended the Grand opening ox roast on campus. Watched the University grow, watched the horses in the riding stable, the "Woodstock" on the hill. Bungee jumping over the lake at the Nutter Center
Lakshmi Nathan Balasubramanian
Far away from a distance land in the eastern hemisphere, I decided to take my first flight to the birth place of aviation to the university named after the brothers who gave the world a taste of flying. Today, this place has given me the wings of courage to fly
Student Body President
My story is dependent upon the story of others. To the professor who showed me the value of my education; the community director who exposed me to a life of purpose, the numerous leaders who contributed to my growth, and the students who trusted me to lead: thank you.