Name: Tim Nugent
DOB: 1/10/1923
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Hometown: Champaign, Ill.
Personal: Degrees from Tarleton State University, University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse and the University of Wisconsin…Former professor of rehabilitation education at the University of Illinois…Founded the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, Commissioner for first 25 years…Founded Delta Sigma Omicron…President of the National Paraplegia Foundation for four terms…Leader in the development of architectural accessibility standards, public transportation, adaptive equipment and recreation activities for people with disabilities…Awarded the Chancellor’s Medallion by the University of Illinois…Named a Lincoln Laureate by the state of Illinois...Husband to wife, Jeanette, and two sons, Brian and Tracy.