Attorney Fred J. Haupt to Present 2002 Commencement Address at Mount Union College

April 05, 2010

Atty. Fred J. Haupt, chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mount Union College since 1992, will deliver the commencement address at Mount Union on Sunday, May 12.

Haupt, who has guided the College to unprecedented enrollment and endowment growth during his time as chairman, is a director and chairman of the corporate section of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. with offices in Canton, Alliance and New Philadelphia. During Haupt's time as chairman of the College's board, the College's enrollment has grown from 1,344 to 2,200 and the endowment has gone from $40 million to $126 million. Moreover, during the past 10 years, the College has added or renovated 330,000 square feet of buildings.

An Alliance native and 1963 graduate of Mount Union College with a bachelor of arts degree in history, Haupt earned his juris doctor degree from Western Reserve University School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif legal honorary. Haupt is a member of the Stark County Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association, serving on the Corporate Law Sections of both groups. He is also a member of the National Health Care Lawyers Association and is a Fellow of the Ohio Bar Foundation.

Haupt practices primarily in the health care, professional, general corporate, real estate and estate planning areas of the law. He speaks frequently to professional and civic groups on health care and general corporate issues, small business law, estate planning and real estate law.

Haupt has been a member of the Mount Union College Board of Trustees since 1978 and served several years as a member of the Executive Committee for Mount Union prior to his becoming Chairman of the Board. In 1997, he received the Alumni Service Award from Mount Union.

Active in community affairs, he is past president and board member of the Jackson-Belden Chamber of Commerce, and received the 1997 Outstanding Chamber Member Award. He is also past chairman of the Jackson-Belden Food Fest Committee. He was chairman of the board of directors of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, past chairman of the Hall of Fame Festival Enshrinees Civic Dinner Committee and past president of Congress Lake Club. He is also a member of the

Buckeye Council of the Boy Scouts of America, a member of the Jackson Township YMCA Committee, and is chairman of the major sponsor committee for the Wilderness Center Auction and Dinner. In addition, he is a member of the Regional Board of Sky Bank.

Haupt and his wife, Victoria (Tzetzu) have been married 35 years and reside in Hartville. They are the parents of three grown children Erika, Jason and Lindsay.

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