Professor of English at Ohio Wesleyan University from 1958 until 1985. Weis graduated from Yale in 1944 and got his Ph.D in 1952.
In 2010 a Charles M. Weis Professorship in English was established at Ohio Wesleyan based on an endowment of $1.5 Million from a former student.3
- 1Charles W. Weis Jr. was himself a Yale graduate who, at the time of his death in 1958, was chairman of the board of Stecher-Traung Lithograph Corp.
- 2Jessica McCullough (1901-1963) was the first Vice President, and later President, of the National Federation of Republican Woman. In the last years of her life, she served as a Member of the U. S. House of Representatives for New York's 38th District (1959-1963).
- 3 http://news.owu.edu/2010/20101208-weis.html
In 1952 Weis presented his doctoral dissertation "The Correspondence of James Boswell and Sir David Dalrymple". He later co-edited, with Pottle, "Boswell in Extremes, 1776-1778".