Hall of Fame Member Biographies

Lloyd P. Williams

Lloyd P. Williams came to the University of Oklahoma in 1956 as an assistant professor of History and Philosophy of Education. He earned a full professorship in 1964, received a Regents’ Award for Superior Teaching, and became a David Ross Boyd Professor in 1968. A consummate lecturer, Williams shared his wisdom and love of scholarship with other teachers, infusing them with an appreciation of the role of philosophy and history in shaping the lives of individuals, nations, and civilizations. In retirement, he became a regular contributor to the Norman Transcript on contemporary political and social issues. He was inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame in 2005.