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Miller Center's Thompson Passes

Feb 11, 2013 -- 7:26am

The former long-time director of the University of Virginia’s Miller Center has died. 

Dr. Kenneth Thompson died on Feb. 2 at Martha Jefferson Hospital in Albemarle County. He was 91. 

Thompson was director of the Miller Center from the 1970s until his retirement in 1998, although he continued to host forums at the center until 2004. 

Thompson is credited with bringing the Miller Center to national prominence. 

A public memorial service is currently being planned.

 

 

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