Boyer inducted into OCS Hall of Fame
Dr. Richard Boyer, professor of business and social sciences for Wayland Baptist University’s
online programs, has been selected for induction into the Army Officer Candidate School
(OCS) Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held on April 26 in Columbus, GA.
The OCS Hall of Fame is intended to honor graduates of the OCS who have distinguished themselves in military or civilian pursuits. Captain Boyer was commissioned a Military Intelligence Officer upon graduation from the OCS. Boyer left active duty in 1967 and continued to serve as a reserve officer. His final assignment came in 1971 as a military intelligence evaluator for the First U.S. Army Evaluation Team.
Dr. Boyer distinguished himself for induction into the Hall of Fame as an attorney, judge, state representative and senator, party chairman, educator and civic leader. After graduating law school in 1972, he achieved distinction as an attorney and was included in “Best Lawyers in America.” Upon his election to the New Hampshire State Senate he was dubbed as one of the “fastest rising political stars.” His preeminence as a national political leader was enhanced with his election as Chairman of the State’s Democratic Party and underlined by his inclusion in New Hampshire Notables as one of the decade’s significant leaders.
In 1992 Dr. Boyer left the courtroom for academia, serving as law school dean, dean of education for a private college, and president of a private university. In 2001 Dr. Boyer joined Wayland where he is in his 15th year having achieved the rank of professor.