Please join Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business as we hold a Memorial Service for our late Vice Dean Tom Hindelang on February 27 at 4 p.m. in Behrakis Grand Hall (located in the Creese Student Center), where faculty, staff, students, family and friends will gather to share stories and remember his legacy.
Dr. Hindelang died at his office on Thursday, Dec. 8, from an apparent heart attack. In addition to his post as vice dean, he was also the College’s George B. Francis Distinguished Professor of Finance and executive director of the Center for Teaching Excellence. He was a nearly 40-year veteran professor at Drexel University and was an inspiration to hundreds if not thousands of students and faculty members who passed through our doors.
“LeBow College is filled with extraordinary professors. But only one, Tom Hindelang, was known universally as ‘THE professor,’ said George P. Tsetsekos, Ph.D., the R. John Chapel Jr. Dean of LeBow. “We are overwhelmed with sadness, but we also are grateful for, and proud of, the legacy that Tom created.”
In a note to the university community, Drexel President John A. Fry cited Hindelang’s “devotion to improving the student experience at the College and across Drexel. He was central in developing the approach to business education that has helped the College’s programs achieve national recognition,” Fry wrote. “He was also a popular and involved figure in campus life.”
Both Tsetsekos and Fry will speak at the memorial, which will be followed by a reception.