Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Mrs. Ruby Lee Weekly Billups
Mrs. Ruby Lee Weekly Billups, a native of Vidalia, LA, arrived on the campus of Grambling College on September 10, 1947. Her employment in the Registrar's Office began her freshman year. She graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. degree in elementary education in 1951. Because of her outstanding record as a student worker, she was offered the position of Assistant Registrar upon her graduation. Mrs. Billups worked in the Registrar's Office for 35 years, serving as Assistant Registrar from 1951-1964 and Registrar from 1964-1986. She was named Registrar Emeritus in 1989. During her tenure at Grambling State University, Mrs. Billups was known as a firm, but fair professional who believed and still believes that good documentation is the key to accurate record keeping. Her dedication to students is still remembered and echoed in the voices of Grambling alumni.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Women.
Location. 32° 32.273′ N, 92° 42.823′ W. Marker is in Grambling, Louisiana, in Lincoln Parish. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grambling LA 71245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Ruth Bradford (here, next to this marker); Sarah Jane Richmond (here, next to this marker); Dr. Arthur Daniel "A.D." Smith, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Loester "L.D." Land (here, next to this marker); Tommy Lee Agee (here, next to this marker); Charlene S. Greene (here, next to this marker); Rosetta Hill Days (here, next to this marker); The Honorable Pinkie Carolyn Wilkerson (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grambling.
More about this marker. Located in the Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.