Hall of Fame Member Biographies

Warren M. Angell

Warren M. Angell was named dean of the College of Fine Arts at Oklahoma Baptist University in 1936. A native of New York, he worked his way through college as a musician, earning graduate degrees from Syracuse University in 1933 and Columbia University in 1944. Angell spent thirty-seven years building an outstanding program at OBU, where he founded the famed Bison Glee Club, the Bisonettes, and the Tuneclippers. An outstanding musician, he sang with Fred Waring and the Robert Shaw Collegiate Chorale. The OBU trustees named the College of Fine Arts for him in 1956. He was inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame in 2005.