Dr. Hess came to IPFW in 1968. He received degrees from Fairmont State College (A.B., 1963), Temple University (M.A., 1965) and Ohio State University (Ph.D., 1973). He taught communication and was director of graduate studies in that department. His area of research was political communication and rhetoric. Dr. Hess died November 2, 2007.
Photo: Current (February 1988), p. 6; (March 1993), p. 2.