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Ohio University Celebrates 219th Anniversary of Founder's Day

The university was founded on Feb. 18, 1804

Hundreds of Ohio University students, alumni and supporters visited the Baker Center Ballroom on Saturday to help the university celebrate its 219th birthday.

Founded on Feb. 18, 1804, the university celebrates not only its founding, but also the achievements of its many students and alumni who enrich the OU community and beyond. Ohio University has had over 300,000 students throughout its history, according the OU Alumni Association.

The Saturday activity was the university’s first Founders Day event, which was done with the collaboration of the Student Alumni Board and the Alumni Association.

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