Lewis Guy Rohrbaugh
Professor of Philosophy and Religion and Dean of Freshman Class
Education and Career
A.B., Dickinson College, 1907; A.M., 1910; B.D., Drew Theological Seminary, 1910; in Pastorate, Kansas and Iowa, 1910-18; Director of Wesley Foundation Work at State University of Iowa, 1918-21; Ph.D., State University of Iowa, 1922.

Member of the Baltimore Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, American Philosophical Association, Committee on Christian Education of the Pennsylvania State Sabbath School Association, Middle Atlantic Area Permanent Regional Committee of the Religious Education Association, American Association for the Advancement of  Science, Pennsylvania State Educational Association, Alpha Chi Ro, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Pi Gamma Mu.

"Religious Philosophy," "The Science of Religion," and contributor to the Christian Student, the Christian Advocate, The Methodist Review, and other periodicals.

 Involvement with Dickinson College
While attending Dickinson College as a student, Rohrbaugh was a member of Alpha Chi Rho, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Phi Gamma Mu. Rohrbaugh joined the faculty of Dickinson College in 1922 as an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religious Education. In 1930, he became Professor of Philosophy and Religion. Rohrbaugh was appointed Dean of the Freshman Class in 1933. His office was located in room 3 of Denny Hall1.During the 1933-1934 school year he taught one course in Philosophy and Religion2 .

Full Biography


1.1933-1934 Dickinson College Student Handbook,p.20.
2.1933-1934 Dickinson College Course Catalogue Book, p.44.


Dickinson College, Microcosm, 1934, p. 34, Dickinson College Archives.
"Rohrbaugh, Lewis Guy" Dropfile, Dickinson College Archives.
1933-1934 Dickinson College Student Handbook, Dickinson College Archives.
1933-1934 Dickinson College Course Catalogue Book, Dickinson College Archives.

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Dickinson 1934 is a project of Prof. Osborne's History 204 Class, Fall Semester 2000.