Marion Henry, director of teacher certification and professor of educational research at Prairie View A&M University in Texas, died earlier this month at the age of 85. Professor Henry had served on the faculty at the university for 56 years. During his long tenure at Prairie View, he served as director of athletics, director of the Learning Resource Center, chair of the department of curriculum and chair of the department of educational media and technology.
In 1995, the university named a street on its campus in his honor.
A native of Dallas, Dr. Henry was a graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He held a master’s degree from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, and a doctorate from Syracuse University in New York.