Betty J. Youngblood
1995 - 2002
Dr. Youngblood served as president of Western Oregon University for seven years and accomplished many things, including the building of a new library.
Youngblood graduated from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan in 1965, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in South Asian studies and Political Science. She also received a Master of Arts in South Asian Studies in 1966, and her Ph.D. in Political Science in 1970.
Dr. Youngblood has played an active role in higher education in the United
States. She also authored several publications and been involved with
a variety of activities involving the United States and Indian Governments.
She is active with groups such as the YMCA, American Cancer Society, and
Salvation Army in her community.