Dr. Beatrice Huston
Dr. Beatrice Huston passed away April 9 in Temple. Dr. Huston earned her BBA at North Texas State University in 1947, her MA from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1952, and her EdD from Baylor University in 1967. She taught business and education courses at Mary Hardin-Baylor for 30 years, from 1956 to 1986. During this time, she also served as interim dean of the School of Business and was chairperson of the business department from 1970-77. She revised the entire business curriculum to institute the first Bachelor of Business Administration degree. She was named Distinguished Professor in 1972, teacher of the year (twice), and listed in 20 biographical reference books. She became an honorary member of the Alumni Association in 1974. Beatrice was active in many civic organizations, as well as numerous church groups at the First United Methodist Church in Belton. Dr. Huston is survived by her son, Schulyn M. Huston ’77, who lives in Temple with his wife, Thelma.