Fifty years and counting. Bless his heart. From The Chicago Sun-Times.
University of Illinois prof for 50 years plans to keep teaching
Roy Axford has been a professor at the University of Illinois for 50 years, and he has no plans to stop.
The 87-year-old Axford works in the Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering. He was honored Thursday.
Axford said that the tradition in his family is to work for a lifetime.
He continues to teach a full load of classes.