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Valpo Remembers

Stanley Leake Hughes, Ph.D.

Fall 2021

Stanley Leake Hughes, Ph.D., assistant professor emeritus of psychology, age 76, passed away March 30, 2020.

Professor Hughes retired from Valparaiso University in August 2011 after 18 years of service. Throughout his time at Valpo, Professor Hughes taught in the undergraduate psychology and the graduate clinical mental health counseling programs.

His specialty courses, including Childhood and Adolescent Development, Personality Psychology, and Abnormal Psychology, were extremely popular, drawing large numbers of students each semester. A consummate teacher, Professor Hughes mentored students both inside and outside the classroom. His outstanding teaching and research were recognized with the Valparaiso University Alumni Association Faculty Fellowship Award (1999).