Frederick Ross Ford
||Frederick Ross Ford |
Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering, Masters’ Degree in Industrial Administration and a Ph.D. in Management -
all from Purdue University. Received an Honorary Doctorate from Purdue in 1998. Began work in the Purdue Business
Office in 1959, held several different positions and retired in 1998 as Executive Vice President and Treasurer of the
University. Also served as a Trustee of Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association and as Director of First Federal
Bank of Lafayette and Circle Income Shares. Was president of Central Association of College and University Business
Officers (CACUBO) 1979-80. Board Member of the Westminster Village Foundation, 2007.
|Frederick R. Ford and his wife, Mary, in front of the university's first freestanding dining court, which was named was
named in their honor on Tuesday, October 19, 2004, The Fred and Mary Ford Dining at Russell Street on the Prudue
Campus at West Lafayette. Frederick Ford is Purdue's emeritus executive vice president and treasurer.