Harry E. Heath, Jr.

Inducted: 1983

HARRY E. HEATH, JR. (1919-1996) was director of the Oklahoma State University School of Journalism and Broadcasting from 1967 until 1982, when he asked to be assigned to full-time teaching. During that span, the school grew from 200 to 750 majors. Dr. Heath worked to improve journalism education in Oklahoma through the nurturing of internship programs with newspapers, radio, television, public relations organizations and advertising agencies. He taught in a number of other universities, worked on daily newspapers and in television, did Army public relations work and was co-author of three books.