Penn State Berks History in Video

50th Anniversary Interview with David L. Thun

David L. Thun, grandson of Ferdinand Thun, reflects on how Penn State Berks was formed from the Wyomissing Polytechnic Institute in 1958.

Hear David Thun's recollections about the college's relationship to Berks County Industry, both in its early days and today.

Thun's grandfather, Ferdinand Thun, was one of the founders of the Wyomissing Polytechnic Institute, the predecessor to Penn State Berks.