David Phalen

BVU victory bell tolls for new director of choral activities

Benefactor’s gift helps camps, clinics return to campus

Somewhere on a refrigerator there exists a faded photograph showing David Phalen ringing the Buena Vista University Victory Bell following commencement in 1992. Standing next to David is his son, Chris, shy of four years old. Nearly three decades later, Chris Phalen has returned to the Victory Bell on BVU’s idyllic lakeside campus, to start work as the university’s director […]