2007 In Memoriam
From 1963 to 1970, he was Administrator of the USDA Extension Service. He made special contributions to the development of nutrition education programs, education to facilitate rural development, expanded youth programs, the adjustment of educational services to serve a rapidly changing agricultural industry, and the elimination of racial discrimination in Extension programs.
Paul E. Hadley
Paul E. Hadley is Professor Emeritus of International Relations and former Academic Vice President of the University of Southern California. At USC, he also served as Associate Vice President for Academic Planning and Research, Dean of the College of Continuing Education, and Chair of the Department of Comparative Literature.
Thurman White's legacy spans several areas. As a contributor to the theoretical base of adult education, he conceptualized the development and design of the Oklahoma Center for Continuing Education. The Center's design turned theory (that architectural design can significantly influence communication and learning) into practice.