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Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Declared Dr. Kathy A. Krendl Day

May 16, 2018

Westerville, OH - Today, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, has been proclaimed Dr. Kathy A. Krendl Day in the City of Westerville, by the Westerville City Council.

At the Tuesday, May 15, Westerville City Council meeting, Mayor Craig Treneff began his Mayor’s Report by recognizing President Krendl for all of her hard work and dedication to the Westerville community, the city and residents. In his proclamation, Mayor Treneff declared that President Krendl be honored with a day to recognize her accomplishments at Otterbein and her commitment to the town-and-gown relationships between Otterbein and Westerville.

Krendl is the 20th president and the first woman to lead Otterbein University, beginning her tenure in 2009. During her time at Otterbein, the university has won national recognition for its distinctive undergraduate curriculum and its focus on experiential learning, and it's commitment to inclusion, access and affordability. Otterbein is consistently recognized on the President’s Honor Roll of community-engaged institutions. It also consistently ranks in the top tier of institutions for its commitment to a student centered learning environment. She has made significant efforts at partnering with the City of Westerville on numerous projects, including the Kindness Matters Initiative and The Point at Otterbein STEAM innovation center.

Congratulations, President Krendl, on having Wednesday, May 16, 2018, established as Dr. Kathy A. Krendl Day in Westerville! Thank you for all that you have done for the university and city, and all the opportunities your efforts will provide the community in the future.

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