RecWell Rewind – Dr. Terry Parsons Named Student Recreation Center Director

Dr. Terry Parsons' HeadshotDr. Terry Parsons officially became the second Student Recreation Center Director on July 1, 1981.

Dr. Terry Parsons received a master’s of education degree at BGSU in 1963. After earning his doctoral degree at Ohio State University he worked at Otterbein College and Mount Union College. Dr. Parsons returned to BGSU in 1970 to teach and later served as chair of the Health and Physical Education Department, assistant to the dean of the College of Education, acting director of the Student Recreation Center, and finally, director of the Student Recreation Center.

Dr. Parson’s served as the Director of Recreational Sports until his retirement in the summer of 1992.

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