George Durrwachter recognized for service as chair of LHU’s Council of Trustees

PHOTO PROVIDED LHU President Robert Pignatello recognizes George Durrwachter for his service as chair of the Council of Trustees.

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University President Robert Pignatello recently recognized George Durrwachter for his service as chair of the Council of Trustees from 2016-19.

Durrwachter has been a member of the LHU community for more than 60 years. He graduated from LHU in 1961 with a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education and used it to pursue a successful career in dentistry and orthodontics for more than three decades.

Also during his time as a student, he was a member of the track and field team, served as an athletic trainer and was a founding member of the TKE fraternity.

As financial supporters of the university, he and his wife, Shirley, have established the Durrwachter Scholarship, were leading contributors for the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center and provided funding for the Welcome Arch that greets LHU visitors to campus.

Durrwachter also has served as past member and president of the LHU Foundation Board and has been a member of the Council of Trustees since April 2002.

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Lock Haven University (LHU) is a small, public university located on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River in the scenic mountains of Pennsylvania. LHU’s experience-based approach to learning prepares students for a lifetime of success. The university features outstanding academic programs taught by experienced faculty. Since 1870, The Haven has provided an unbeatable combination of quality, affordability and value to the region, the Commonwealth and beyond.

LHU is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System, the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth.