Ralph L. Van Peursem (1907-1973) was dean of the College of Science. The Van Peursem Auditorium is named in his honor.[1]


He was an chemistry professor from 1937-1942. He served as head of the Department of Chemistry from 1942-1963. He served as the dean of the College of Science from 1963-1973.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Plaque outside of the Van Peursem Auditorium.

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