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James Oliver Oswald, American academic administrator.


Oswald, James Oliver was born on June 1, 1944 in Millersburg, Ohio, United States. Son of John A. and Ida (Lenhart) Oswald.


Bachelor of Science, Central State University, 1967. Master of Business Administration, University Akron, 1980.


Teacher college English and journalism, coach West Holmes High School, Millersburg, 1967—1968. Editor employee communications Rubbermaid, Inc., Wooster, Ohio, 1968—1979. Manager international communications United Telephone Сompany Ohio, Mansfield, 1969—1971.

Director department university publications University Akron, Ohio, 1971—1982, assistant vice president for institutional advancement, 1982—1985. President Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce and Development Foundation, since 1986.


Member Brethren Church. Member of American Association of University Professors, National Education Association, Chamber of C. Executives Ohio, Ohio Chamber of Commerce, United States Chamber of Commerce, Mid-American Development Council, American Economic Development Council, Public Relations Society America, Council Advancement and Support of Education, University and College Designers Association, Ohio Education Association, American Association Higher Education, International Association Business Communications, Akron Press Club, Rotary Club.


Married Ruth Ann Mast, November 23, 1962. Children: Todd Anthony, Lori Anne.

John A. Oswald

Ida (Lenhart) Oswald

Ruth Ann Mast

Todd Anthony Oswald

Lori Anne Oswald