W R (Ray) Corvin
Dr. W R Corvin was born on December 25, 1921 on a farm near Ada, Oklahoma. His parents were Will and Lou Ellen Corvin. His earlier life jobs include farm hand, business manager, radio announcer, debater, military service, minister in a Methodist church and Pentecostal Holiness churches.
He earned numerous degrees including a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma, Master's of Divinity from Garrett Theological Seminary, Doctoral work at Northwestern University and the University of Oklahoma, a Ph.D from the University of Oklahoma and an honorary Doctor of Humanities.
Dr. Corvin served as a vice president and later as president for 15 years of Southwestern College. He was vice president of Will Rogers Bank for 5 years. Upon the death of Dr. R.O. Corvin, he assumed the presidency of the University of Biblical Studies for over 15 years.
Dr. Corvin died on March 14, 2012.