Violet I. Meek, PhD

Title:  Dean (Retired), Pastor (Retired)
Company: Ohio State University
Location:  Columbus, OH United States



  • Allen County Chamber of Commerce (chair, board of directors, 1999) (chairman, board of directors, 1995-2001)
  • Allen Lima Leadership (chair, 1993-1999)
  • American Association of Higher Education
  • American House (board of directors, 1992-1998)
  • Americom Bank, Lima, OH (board of directors, 1992-1998)
  • Art Space, Lima, OH (board, 1993-2000)
  • Columbus Rotary Foundation (board, 2012-Present)
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Columbus, OH (board of directors, chairman, deaconess community, synodical committees, 1982)
  • Lima Symphony Orchestra (board of directors, 1993-2002) (president, board of directors, 1997-2002)
  • Lima Veterans Memorial Civic Center Foundation (board of directors, 1992-2001)
  • Lutheran Campus Ministries, Columbus, OH (board of directors, 1988-1991)
  • Lutheran Social Services (1988-1991)
  • National Council of University Research Administrators
  • Rotary International
  • Sigma XI
  • The Phi Beta Kappa Society
  • Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, OH (chair, board of trustees, 1996-2004)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2019, 2018)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the Midwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (1994-2015)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (1991-2011)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2005-2008, 1996-1999)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Education,” Marquis Who’s Who (2005-2007, 1994-1997)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2007)
  • Recipient, Athena Award, Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce (2001)
  • Recipient, Woman of Distinction, Golden Paradigm Award, Appleseed Ridge Girl Scout Council (1995)
  • Honoree, Outstanding New Professional, Midwest Region, National Council of Research Administrators (1990)
  • Co-Author, “Experimental General Chemistry” (1984)
  •  Contributor, Articles and Professional Journals

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