Current Location:
Zumberge Administration (JHZ) -> 1st Floor (JHZ)
Location Notes:
JHZ; 1st Floor; Left of Rm. 1012

James H. Zumberge

Artwork
Identifier:
1999.931.1
Artist:
Richard E. Paschke
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Cast Bronze
Date:
1994
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 26 in Width: 18 in Depth: 16 in
Description:
Bust of Mr. Zumberge with a long face and short hair; in a suit jacket and tie.
Historical Context:
James Herbert Zumberge (1924 - 1992) was a geology professor, renowned Antarctic explorer, and academic administrator. He served as the first president of Grand Valley State University from 1962 to 1969, which was followed by terms serving as president of Southern Methodist University and the University of Southern California. Zumberge lead several geologic expeditions in Antarctica, resulting in the self-named Cape Zumberge and the Zumberge Coast.

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term:
statuary bronze