John Beekman papers
Scope and Contents
This collection includes administrative records, correspondence, research materials and published articles, as well as monographs and journals from Professor Beekman's time working with Ball State University as a professor of mathematics and actuarial science ranging from 1963-2007.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Biographical Note / Historical Note / Administrative History
John Beekman is currently the Lincoln National Corporation Distinguished Professor of Actuarial Science Emeritus within the department of Mathematical Sciences. Professor Beekman began working at Ball State in 1963 as an assistant professor of Mathematics. Prior to working for Ball State he had served as a professor and instructor with the University of Minnesota and the University of Iowa.
Much of Professor Beekman's work has been involved in stochastic processes and actuarial science which applies mathematics and statistics to risk assesment in insurance and financial sectors. In addition to his work in academia, he has also performed consulting work with Dow Chemical Company's Pharaceutical Division and Lincoln National Life Insurance Company as well as many other professional organizations.
1.5 Cubic Feet (5 Boxes)
Arranged in the following series:
Series 1: Administrative records and personal materials
Series 2: Correspondence
Series 3: Research materials and publications
Series 4: Monographs and journals
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- John Beekman papers
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Part of the Ball State University Archives Repository
Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA