Hugh Willard Ripley
Hugh Willard Ripley had a distinguished career both as a history professor and as a librarian. He arrived at Barry University in 1975. He began as Chair of the Reference Department, and ultimately was appointed Dean of Library Services. Mr. Ripley retired from Barry in 1998, and was thereafter named Dean of Library Services Emeritus.
During his tenure at Barry University, he established the Hugh W. Ripley Scholarship to support undergraduates in the History program at Barry University. Mr. Ripley passed away on December 22, 2012.