Rupert Named Distinguished Professor Of Economics And Business

Hendrix College economics and business professor Dr. Lyle Rupert ’82 has been named the C. Louis and Charlotte Cabe Distinguished Professor of Economics and Business.

First awarded in 1977, the professorship is one of several results of a $3.25 million gift made to the College in 1975 by the Cabe family of Gurdon, Texarkana, and Little Rock, Arkansas, and honors C. Louis and Charlotte Cabe.

Rupert, who will formally accept the honor at an August 30 convocation, is the fifth Hendrix faculty member to hold this professorship. Previous recipients include economics and business professor Dr. Burvin Alread ’49 (1977-1980), biology professor Dr. G. Tom Clark (1980-1990), art professor Don Marr (1991-2000), and English professor Dr. Alice Hines (2001-2017).   MORE

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