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Honoring Dr. Ruth Erbar and Jo Lynne Higganbotham

ChE faculty, alumni, family, and honored guests gathered March 3, 2018 to honor Dr. Ruth Erbar and Jo Lynne Benson Higganbotham.

Dr. Ruth Erbar was the first female Chemical Engineering professor at OSU.  She began her teaching career at OSU in 1984.  Jo Lynne Higganbotham graduated from the School of Chemical Engineering in 1986.

Two faculty offices were named during the ceremony in honor of Dr. Ruth Erbar and Jo Lynne Higganbotham.

John Erbar III, Kathleen Erbar Smith, Dr. Rob Whiteley

John Erbar III, Kathleen Erbar Smith, and Dr. Rob Whiteley

Dr. Rob Whiteley, Chris Higganbotham, and Carl Robertson

Dr. Rob Whiteley, Chris Higganbotham, and Carl Robertson