The research of Timothy L. Mounts (B.S., Bradley, '59; M.S., Bradley '68) has made significant contributions to the advancement of agricultural technology and considerable national and international impacts on the food industry, especially the edible oilseed sector. Mr. Mounts is honored by the lectureship for his devotion to country in military and civilian service, his dedication to the furtherance of education and his belief in civic duty.
At the time of his passing Mr. Mounts was research leader of the Food Quality and Safety Research Unit at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria. He received numerous national and international awards and honors including the 1985 La Medaille Chevreul from L'Association Francaise pour l'Etude des Corps Gras, the 1991 Outstanding Scientist of the Year for the Agricultural Research Service, the Baldwin Distinguished Service Award from the American Oil Chemists' Society and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Bradley.