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Oscar Van Pelt Stout

Dean, College of Engineering

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Mechanic Arts Hall (Stout)

Oscar Van Pelt Stout graduated from the University in 1888 with a degree in Civil Engineering and was awarded the first professional Civil Engineer degree from the University in 1897. He began teaching Civil Engineering at the University in 1892.
He established the Farm Mechanics Department, and later, the Department of Agricultural Engineering. He was the first to use the professional title of Agricultural Engineer. O. V. P. Stout served as the second Dean of Engineering from 1912-1920, with a leave of absence during WWI.

Source Information:
Nebraska Alumnus, November, 1926.