( University of Cincinnati ) - The first UC grad to become President of the University has passed.
Current President Santa Ono posted the message on his Twitter account on Thursday afternoon.
Former UC President Henry R. Winkler passed away on 12/26. Dr. Winkler served as UC president from 1977-1984. My condolences to his family— Santa J. Ono (@PrezOno) December 27, 2012
A statement on UC's website remembers Dr Henry Winkler as kind and gracious whose leadership helped "UC during its first years as a state university."
Dr Winkler was 96.