The Austin College community and higher education have lost a pioneering leader, spirited advocate, and good friend to many in the death of John D. Moseley, president emeritus of Austin College.
President of Austin College from 1953-1978, Dr. Moseley was responsible for tremendous growth at the College in the 1950s and for the school’s innovative curriculum initiated in the 1960s and 1970s. Also a lifelong leader in the Presbyterian Church, Moseley died Wednesday, March 11, at the age of 93.
Family visitation will be at the Moseley home in Sherman Friday, March 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. A memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, in Wynne Chapel at 4:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made the John D. Moseley Alumni Scholarship Fund at Austin College or to the memorial fund at Covenant Presbyterian Church of Sherman.