Noble was most proud of his teaching accomplishments while at LSU. He received the Amoco Foundation Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching 1n 1992 and the Outstanding Teacher Award from the Student Chapter of the SAF in 1987-88. He was also a member of two honorary societies and attended four language institutes in Mexico and Costa Rica where he learned to speak Spanish fluently.
Professional accomplishments of Dr. Linnartz include helping to educate approximately 800 professional foresters, charter membership and holding an office in the Southern Forest Soils and Southern Forest Environment Research Councils, and membership on the editorial advisory committee of Forests and People magazine.
On behalf of the forestry industry, Hughes has been asked to testify many times before various Congressional Committees as well as serve as an expert witness on numerous occasions. Crown Zellerbach loaned Hughes to the Secretary of the Army so that he could serve on a three-man blue-ribbon panel to evaluate the Army’s management of natural resources on both military and civil installations. Hughes traveled to Brazil on behalf of Crown Zellerbach to consider purchasing a mill and forest land.
Dr. Burns began a 38-year career in forestry education in 1948 at the University of Missouri. Seven years later he was recruited by LSU as professor and Director of its School of Forestry, serving for nearly 22 years as Director. Retiring in 1986, he became professor emeritus and was elected Honorary Alumnus by the LSU Forestry-Wildlife-Fisheries Alumni Association. A major professor for 20 graduate students, he is author or co-author of 117 publications.
Dr. Glasgow joined the LSU faculty in 1948, specializing in marsh wildlife. He helped to establish the Cooperative Wildlife and Fisheries units at LSU and the new M.S. in fisheries. Major professor for 44 graduate students, he served on 150 graduate student committees. He was a member of four honorary societies and seven professional organizations and Assistant Director of the Forestry-Wildlife-Fisheries School 1971-1980.