Alumni of the Rogers Department of Communications at Ouachita Baptist University have established a $50,000 endowed scholarship to honor the life and legacy of Dr. William D. Downs, professor emeritus of communications at the university. Downs served for 41 years on the Ouachita faculty, retiring in 2007.
Ouachita News Bureau, "Endowed scholarship honors life and legacy of Ouachita professor emeritus William Downs" (2018). Press Releases. 482.