A 1940 Grove City
College graduate, Harvey Miller played three sports at Grove City from
1937-40. Miller joined the Collegeís menís soccer program during its
inaugural season of 1938. As a senior in 1939, he lettered while helping
Grove City post a 2-2 record under head coach Bob Thorn.
During his career as a
student-athlete, Harvey also competed on the swim team during its early
years. He also played tennis under Thorn.
Miller enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh, where he earned his Juris
Doctorate degree. He then began a long and successful law career, which
continues today, more than 60 years after graduating law school.
Miller became a Trustee
of the College in 1963, succeeding his father who had served as a Trustee
since the beginning of the century.
Harvey's son Ron also currently serves on the Grove City College Board of
Trustees, thus making three generations of Millers on the Board of Trustees
and culminating in over a century of Trustee service to the College by the
As a Trustee, he played
a pivotal role in the development and enhancement of the schoolís athletic
facilities. The College erected the Physical Learning Center in 1953 and
opened its baseball field later that decade. In the 1980s, Grove City opened
its softball field,
renovated Thorn Field and built the Competitive Pool in the PLC.
He also helped
facilitate the planning and construction of the Pew Fine Arts Center and the
Weir Ketler Technological Learning Center
He currently serves the
College as Trustee Emeritus.