Evans Is Among Four Named to OSU’s Hall Induction Ceremonies Set for Feb. 7 at Conoco/Phillips Center

Dr. Claud D. Evans sand the late Neal L. Patterson will join two others, who will all be inducted into the Oklahoma State University Hall of Fame, The Black Chronicle has learned.

The announcement of those to be inducted into the hall was made last week by the OSU Alumni Association.
In addition to Dr. Evans and Mr. Patterson, Bruce T. Benbrook and Baylor University president Dr. Linda Parrack Livingston will be inducted.

The hall inducts former students with outstanding life achievements in society and professional life.
Induction ceremonies will be held on Friday, Feb. 7, at the ConocoPhillips Alumni Center in Stillwater.

Dr. Evans graduated with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural biochemistry from OSU in 1966.
He received a doctor of vetinary medicine degree from Tuskegee (Ala.) Institute in 1970.

Dr. Evans started his career with the Ralston Purina Co. before opening his own veterinary practice in 1983 in Okemah.
He served on the Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents for 16 years and spent two terms as chairman.

Dr. Evans previously was a member of the board of directors of the OSU Alumni Association.
He and his wife, Elayne Evans, live in Okemah where they have a farming operation of Angus cattle and llama.
Dr. Livingstone graduated from OSU in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in economics and management.

Then, she received a master of business administration degree and a doctorate degree in management and organizational behavior from OSU.
She has been cited and published extensively in academic and professional publications.

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