West Chester University
25 West Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383
Special Collections | Telephone: 610.436.3456
The Weintraub Center for the Study of the Arts and Humanities has been generously endowed by West Chester State Teachers College alumni, Rodelle Weintraub, Class of 1951, and Stanley Weintraub, Class of 1949. The Center includes Collections in FHG 609 and a Reading Room in FHG 609A.
Stanley Weintraub graduated from South Philadelphia High School, and received his B.S. in education in 1949 from West Chester State Teachers College (now West Chester University of Pennsylvania). He received his master´s degree in English from Temple, served in the Korean War. He and Rodelle were married in 1953, and he received his Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University in 1956 with a dissertation entitled "Bernard Shaw, Novelist." Professor Weintraub remained on the faculty at Pennsylvania State University throughout his career, and he retired in 2000 as the Evan Pugh Professor of Arts and Humanities. Professor Weintraub also served as Director of Penn State´s Institute for the Arts and Humanistic Studies from 1970 to 1990, and he received emeritus status upon his retirement.
In 1968 West Chester University awarded Stanley Weintraub the Distinguished Alumnus Award. The Rodelle and Stanley Weintraub Center for the Study of the Arts and Humanities was dedicated on November 11, 1982.
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