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Originally published August 31, 2013 at 8:11 PM | Page modified August 31, 2013 at 9:39 PM

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Former WSU president Glenn Terrell dies at 93

Former Washington State University president Glenn Terrell has died at age 93.

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PULLMAN, Wash. —

Former Washington State University president Glenn Terrell has died at age 93.

Current President Elson Floyd announced the news of Friday's death, saying Terrell was respected nationally for his accomplishments, but "will perhaps best be known as a man who cared about people."

Dr. Terrell was president of the university from 1967 until his retirement in 1985. Enrollment increased significantly during his tenure and he was a key figure in creating the WSU Foundation, which boosted private support for the university.

Terrell used to walk to work from his home on the west side of campus to his office on the east side, stopping to chat with students and faculty along the way. The path he took is now known as the Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall. A library is also named for him.

Terrell died at his home in Sequim. He is survived by his wife Gail and two children.

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