John W. Porter, who led Eastern Michigan University through a remarkable period of advancement, growth and stability, died on June 27, 2012. He was 80. Porter was president of EMU from 1979 to 1989 and left a legacy that is still felt on campus today.
EMU will celebrate his life at a memorial service at 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, in the Student Center Ballroom.
Please share a memory of Dr. Porter and his time at EMU.
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