The History of Geography at Valparaiso Universty

Geography has a long, proud history at Valparaiso University. Following the arrival of Alfred Meyer in the 1920s and the organization of the Department in 1931, a high-quality faculty has produced an impressive lineage of students, many of whom went on to earn Ph.D.s and serve in important roles in the field. Learn more about the origins and history of Geography at Valpraiso University in this online exhibit.

ContentsStudents climing Mt. Baldy

The Legacy of Geography at VU

Alfred H. Meyer


Quality Teaching and Quality Students

"The Geomorph"

Selected Significant Events and Notable Visitors

The New Home of Geography and Meteorology


By Jon T. Kilpinen, Ronald A. Janke, and Michael Longan, Department of Geography and Meteorology, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN 46383. From a poster presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Philadelphia, PA.

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