Dr. H. Warren Gardner (1939-2004)

April 13, 2011

Warren Gardner was a native of Kansas, where he was educated at Sterling College, Emporia State University, and University of Kansas at Lawrence (PhD, History). He came to The University of Texas of the Permian Basin in 1983 to serve as the Vice President of Academic Affairs. In 1996 he returned to the history classroom and reestablished his reputation as a master professor, winning the Outstanding Teaching Award in 2003. He also served as the Interim Director of the John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute.

He was president of Permian Historical Society in the 1980s and editor of The Permian Historical Annual for many years. He was winner of the PHS Distinguished Service Award in 2003. He was a kind friend, an outstanding professor, and a careful editor.

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