Mary Louise Miller
Sport(s): Administration, Coaching
A leader in the area of physical education, Mary Louise Miller was the head of DePauw's women's physical education department from 1959 to 1974 and held the rank of full professor from 1965-74. The Rockford College graduate was named a chair of the Women's National Aquatic Forum in 1953 and 20 years later was named an honorary life member. Over the years she also served the Forum as a program and secretary chair and was on the advisory board for six years. In 1990, her alma mater honored her with its Alumni Award of Distinction. Before coming to DePauw, Miller taught physical education and chemistry at Heidelberg College. She also served on the executive committee of the Association of Synchronized Swimming from 1956-1960 and was an Aquatic Guide committee member from 1971-73. She served as a synchronized swimming judge at intercollegiate meets and was the adviser of DePauw's synchronized swimming club. She has authored several articles related to sport and regularly addressed national conferences.