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Merle L. Meacham ’48

Merle L. Meacham ’48, January 28, 2003, in Chimacum, Washington. Merle graduated from Reed with a BA in psychology, Phi Beta Kappa. In 1957 he earned an MS in psychology from the University of Washington and worked as a school psychologist for Port Angeles, Washington, schools. He became director of special education, and then took a position as director of guidance and counseling for Peninsula College in Port Angeles in 1962. Meacham received an EDD in educational psychology from Washington State University in 1965, and was an associate professor of educational psychology at the University of Washington, serving as department chair in 1970. He was also active with the American Psychological Association. Survivors include his wife, Marian Stuart Meacham ’41.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2003

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