The facility is the first structure at Ohio Northern built specifically to serve the
Bids were let for the $1.8 million
In June 1972 the
In 1997, Biggs was connected to Meyer Hall of Science by an annex that was dedicated on Oct. 3, 1997.
Dr. Biggs was born in
He began his career with the National Tube Company and worked there from 1930 to 1938. He was employed by the Jones and Laughlin Steel Company from 1938 to 1945. That year he became manager of operations for the National Electric Products Company of
Dr. Biggs served as a university trustee from 1964 to 1978 and as first Chairman of the ONU Committee of Engineering Consultants. His wife, Eleanor, also served as a trustee from 1982 to 1990. In 1970, Ohio Northern conferred an honorary doctorate on Dr. Biggs, and two years later, the new engineering building was named for him. He died on