Kent State Tuscarawas Professor and author Dan Fuller will share insights from his book "Kent State University at Tuscarawas - Celebrating 50 years on University Dr." during a book signing on December 1st at Dover Public Library. (Submitted)

New Philadelphia, Ohio - On Saturday, December 1st, the Dover Public Library will welcome Kent State Tuscarawas Emeritus Professor Dan Fuller for a signing of his book on the history of the local campus. 

Fuller has been teaching at Kent State for 48 years and is the author of Kent State University at Tuscarawas—Celebrating 50 Years on University Dr.  

The coffee table style book is complete with pictures and milestones of the campus through the current day including the original Founders Hall groundbreaking and growth of the campus led by deans Dr. Francis Hazzard, Harold Shade, Dr. Gregg Andrews, and Dr. Brad Bielski. Other highlights include student activities, athletics, art and theater, academics and construction of campus facilities.

Fuller will share a few words on the history of the campus beginning at 2 p.m. and offer an opportunity for questions and answers.  A book signing will follow the program. Hardback copies will be available for $40 each. 

The program is free and open to the public. For more information or to register, call 330-343-6123. The Dover Public Library is located at 525 N. Walnut St., across from Dover High School.

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