Linda R. Daniels, former Ohio University director of multicultural programs, passed away suddenly on August 23 in Athens, Ohio. She was 65 years old.
A native of Wellsville, Ohio, Daniels had worked for Ohio University for 18 years and was known as a strong advocate for multicultural students on campus.
Prior to coming to Ohio University in 1997, Daniels worked at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown for 14 years. She held various roles there including assistant vice president for student affairs, associate dean of students, assistant dean of student life, and assistant to the dean of student life.
Daniels earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications at what is now Point Park University in Pittsburgh and a master’s degree in college student personnel from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania.