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Athletic Hall of Fame

LaRoy B. Thompson

LaRoy B. Thompson


  • Senior Vice President and Treasurer of the University from 1970 until his passing in 1985
  • He was also Treasurer of the Memorial Art Gallery
  • Joined the University in 1946
  • Awarded the University's President's Medal in 1985 in recognition of the distinction of his service
  • Was a member of the board of directors of several institutions, including Chase Lincoln First Bank, Voplex Corporation, Rochester Area Hospitals Corporation, United Way, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Was a friend of the Department of Sports and Recreation who was invaluable to the coaches and student athletes for his wise counsel and guidance
  • An award is presented every year at the Chuck Resler Women's Basketball Tournament in his memory
  • Graduated from the Cornell University School of Engineering in 1943