Springfield, Ohio - The Wittenberg University Board of Directors will welcome three new members at its Sept. 20-21 meeting in Springfield.
Appointed to three-year terms on the board are Charles D. "Chad" Weller '70, of Stamford, Conn., the Rev. Barry W. Ludwig, a native of Detroit, Mich., and the Rev. Dr. Marcus L. Miller of Fairlawn, Ohio.
Weller is Treasurer of International Flavors and Fragrances Inc. of New York. During his career he has also served as an executive with Xerox Corp. and Duracel International. Since earning his B.A. in economics at Wittenberg, he has remained active on campus in alumni relations and as a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He also served on the Wittenberg board from 1978-1995, receiving emeritus status in 1995.
He earned his M.B.A. in finance from Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in 1972. Weller and his wife Eva, a 1995 honorary alumna of Wittenberg, have three children, Elizabeth, Edward and Erin, who is currently studying at Wittenberg.
Ludwig currently serves as senior pastor at Zion Lutheran Church in Ann Arbor, Mich. He also has served congregations in Marysville, Ohio, and Madison Heights, Mich.
Ludwig received his B.A. from Concordia College, a M. Div. from Christ Seminary-Seminex in St. Louis, Mo., and a M.A. from the University of Michigan.
He and his wife Karen have been married for 30 years, and they have two daughters, Kelsay and Aubrey, a 2000 Wittenberg graduate.
Miller has served as the second bishop of the Northeastern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) since 1995. Ordained in 1971, Miller first served as a high school instructor of religion and German before accepting a position of pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mt. Vernon, N.Y. He also has served as pastor of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brooklyn, Ohio.
Miller received his M. Div. from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Mo., and he completed both his Master of Sacred Theology and Doctor of Ministry degrees at New York Theological Seminary.
He and his wife Katherine have two children, Jennifer and Joshua.
Wittenberg University is a four-year private college for the liberal arts and sciences affiliated with the ELCA. Its board meets on campus three times a year.
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