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The year 2022 marks Otterbein’s 175th year of excellence, opportunity, and community.


We’re counting on you to join us — for events, to claim your Cardinal pride, and to remember that 2022 means it’s time to celebrate!


Check out the Commemorative issue of Towers online >


Explore Otterbein’s history in connection to U.S. and world history >

It’s time to CELEBRATE
175 years is more than longevity. It’s the value of Otterbein’s promise. It’s changed lives and brighter futures. It’s stronger communities and smarter leaders.


Read the official proclamation declaring 2022 as Otterbein’s 175th year5

It’s time to REFLECT
Otterbein is where so many things began for many students — important learning, lasting friendships, and great futures.


Read memories from Otterbein alumni 5

It’s time to BE PROUD
There will be events and moments to gather during the next year. A kick-off celebration. Founders Day. An epic Homecoming and Family Weekend. And so much more.


Plan to follow this page in 2022 for fun polls, calls for your photos and memories, and more.

During this 175th milestone year, we are asking our community to support one of five critical priorities to celebrate Otterbein’s history and build its future.


Learn more and make a gift here to support Otterbein’s 175th milestone year! 5