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Education hall of fame set to induct 10

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Gary Smith

Retired executive vice chancellor, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

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Jeanine Rhea

Professor of business, OSU.

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Alvin Alcorn

Former vice president of finance for the University of Central Oklahoma and Rose State College Regent.

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James Brill

Professor emeritus of petroleum engineering at the University of Tulsa.

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Billy Crynes

Dean and professor emeritus of engineering at the University of Oklahoma after service at Oklahoma State

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B. Curtis Hamm

Professor emeritus of business, OSU.

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Jacob Larson

Professor emeritus of music, OU.

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Charles J. Mankin

Director, Oklahoma Geological Survey and professor at OU.

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Jean Bell Manning

Vice president emeritus, Langston University

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Lloyd Musselman

Professor of history, Oklahoma City University

Ten people will be inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame on Oct. 2 at the Oklahoma History Center. “This year’s class enhances the roster of those who have made significant contributions over a long period of time to higher education and the state,” Oklahoma Higher Education Heritage Society President John Parrish said. This year’s honorees are: For information on attending the banquet, call 522-0779.

Other honor

Also, special recognition induction will be given to Jesse Thatcher Bost, the first female graduate of Oklahoma higher education, and Alice Mary Robertson, the head of a Presbyterian boarding school for girls in Muskogee that became Henry Kendall College in 1894 and relocated and became the University of Tulsa in 1920.