Beering, Steven C. (1932-) | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Name: Beering, Steven C. (1932-)
Historical Note: Steven Claus Beering served as president of Purdue University from 1983 to 2000. Previously, he was dean of the Indiana University School of Medicine. During his leadership, Purdue's main campus in West Lafayette, Indiana grew by more than 20 buildings. He replaced John W. Hicks and was superseded by Martin C. Jischke. Beering earned a B.S. in 1954 and a M.D. in 1959, both from the University of Pittsburgh.