Dr. Ralph Beebe is a Quaker historian who has been associated with Newberg, George Fox College/University for many years. He is the author of several books that depict the history of Oregon Yearly Meeting and George College. Ralph Beebe is a strong pacifist, taking part in the Civil Rights movement and non-violent protests against the Vietnam war. Beebe holds and AB from GFU an MEd from Linfield, MA and PhD from Uof O. Taught high school history for 17years then 35 years at GFU now a professor emeritus. Beebe is the author of 8 books with more in the works. One of Beebe's works was a 100 year history of George Fox University published for the 100 year anniversary of the college in 1991.