Former UWA President Dies

By: Nick Adam Email
By: Nick Adam Email

Dr. Asa Green, who led what is now known as the University of West Alabama for two decades, has died.

Green was president from 1973-1993.

During his tenure, the Ira D. Pruitt School of Nursing was established, and several buildings were constructed on the Livingston campus.

His funeral has been set for Saturday at 11 a.m. at Livingston Methodist Church.


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  • by Krissy Location: Meridian, MS on Mar 27, 2012 at 01:47 PM
    Thank you Dr. Green for all the opportunities and memories at Livingston University (Class of 92)
  • by Lynn Ford Location: Meridian, Ms on Mar 27, 2012 at 09:52 AM
    I just wanted to say that Dr. Asa Green was a wonderful man who loved Livingston University/UWA and it's students. I met him for the 1st time at Whitaker's 7-11 where he became a regular customer. He always took the time to carry on a conversation and ask how everyone was doing. He will be missed by everyone who knew him, but Heaven has gained another angel and he will continue to watch over UWA.
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