Mary Evelyn Buice Alderson

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Professor, 1947-1973


An outstanding teacher of women undergraduate majors in Physical Education and a leader in professional organizations at the state, district and national levels. While she was effective in the classroom, her principal contribution to student’s development was counseling them in individual conferences.

Envisioned and Designed

  • Student Teaching Protocols for Women
  • Special Counseling for Undergraduate Majors
  • Supervision of Student Teachers


  • Specialized Convention Programs at State Level for Teachers
  • Numerous Programs for the American Red Cross
  • Numerous Leadership roles for Girl Scouts of America
  • Co-Founded with Dr. C.J. Alderson A Scholarship Fund in 1995 Dedicated to Professional Development

Career Highlights

  • Forty-Four years in Teaching Profession
  • Twenty-Seven Years on Faculty at University of Texas 1947-1973
  • President-Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • Member of Eleven Professional Organizations
  • Leader of American Red Cross
  • Leader of Girl Scouts of America
  • Listed in “Who’s Who of American Women”
  • Listed in “Who’s Who in American Education”
  • Recipient of Honor Awards from Southern Association for Physical Education of College Women, AAHPERD, SDAAHPERD, and TAHPERD