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Air force officer , business educator

William Robert LaFollette, business educator, former air force officer. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medal with six oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation medal.

Background

LaFollette, William Robert was born on December 25, 1935 in Elwood, Indiana, United States. Son of Walter F. and Kathryn E. (Arnott) LaFollette.

Education

Bachelor, Butler University, 1957. Master of Business Administration, University Missouri, 1968. Doctor of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1973.

Career

Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Air Force, 1957, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1981. Assistant professor Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1973—1977, associate professor, 1977—1981, chairman department, 1977—1985, professor management, since 1981, coordinator television instruction College Business, since 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to business and psychological journals.

Membership

Member of International Council Small Business, Muncie Chamber of Commerce (small business council since 1980), Indiana Academy Social Sciences, Decision Sciences Institute, Academy Management, Masons Lodge, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Iota Epsilon (faculty adviser since 1980), Beta Gamma Sigma (president 1984-1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, reading.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Chapman, September 26, 1958. Children: Elizabeth Anne, Mary Katherine.

father:
Walter F. LaFollette

mother:
Kathryn E. (Arnott) LaFollette

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Chapman

children:
Elizabeth Anne LaFollette

Mary Katherine LaFollette