The campus at Defiance College is mourning the death of their longest tenured president, Marvin J. Ludwig at the age of 91. Ludwig passed away in Portage, Michigan last week, after serving 19 years as president at DC. The college experienced significant growth in enrollment during his leadership, along with expanding the institution’s endowment. He was a marine corp veteran of World War 2. A memorial service will be held at St. John’s United Church of Christ on Webster Street in Defiance June 29th at 11am. Ludwig was president at Defiance College from 1975 to 1994.