Beering, Steven C., 1932-
- Existence: August 20, 1932-
Beering was the ninth president of Purdue University. He was born on August 20, 1932 in Berlin, Germany. He served on the U.S. Air Force. He served as president from 1983-2000. He earned his bachelor's and medical degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. He was the dean of the Indiana School of Medicine and director of the IU Medical center at Indiana University. After he stepped down from being president of Purdue University, he continued to work for Purdue raising funds as president emeritus. He was awarded an honorary doctorate of science from Purdue University. Dr. Steven C. Beering created the Beering Scholarship available at Purdue University.
CitationPurdue Past Presidents. Accessed on 5/5/19. https://www.purdue.edu/purdue/about/presidents.php
CitationMSO 1, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.
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Identifier: MSO 1
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection documents the history of Purdue University. The collection consists of recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with individuals associated with Purdue University. This is an active collection and will be frequently added to on an ongoing basis.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Steven C. Beering Papers (1950-2001, 6.5 cubic feet) includes interview transcripts and scripts for Vision for Tomorrow, Beta and VHS tapes of interviews and other material relating to the life and career of Steven Beering, president of Purdue University. The papers include a variety of tapes and DVDs that document activities on the Purdue University campus, relating to events at Westwood, the Black Cultural Center (BCC), and other locations.