Joseph M. Marchello
Joseph M. Marchello was recruited from the University of Missouri in Rolla,
where he served as Chancellor from 1978-1985.
his tenure at Old Dominion, Dr. Marchello made great strides toward expansion
of the University. He developed the University's Higher Education Centers
in Virginia Beach and on the Peninsula.
1934 - 1999
He also set
in motion the creation of the Fine Arts Center and the expansion of Webb
Center and the Child Study Center.
resignation from the presidency, he returned to teaching and research
in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Dr. Marchello died in August 1999
at the age of 65.
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University Archives houses the Marchello collection of materials accumulated during his tenure as University President from 1985-1988.
by Dr. Marchello available in the Perry Library