Stanley N. Marshall, Jr. was a 1961 graduate of the University of Maine, earning a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s in pulp and paper technology. Following a year working as a high school math/science teacher, he joined the research staff of Texon, Inc., a manufacturer of pulp substitutes.
Marshall spent five years as a technical liaison for S.D. Warren Company’s Patents and Licensing Group where he facilitated information transfer between the company and its domestic and overseas licensees of papermaking technology.
In 1979, Marshall joined the staff at the University of Maine. Initially he was responsible for the associate degree in chemical engineering (pulp and paper technology) curriculum. He was later responsible for initiating the first Co-Op program on the Orono campus in chemical engineering. He was the author of the first TAPPI home study course "An Introduction to Papermaking Technology," published in 1973.
In 1974, Marshall was named Executive Director of the University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation. From 1986 to 2001, he was the director of University of Maine's annual Pulp and Paper Summer Institute. He is the originator of the Pulp & Paper Foundation's Engineering Career Exploration Seminars and was a faculty member offering non-degree programs through the University's Conference and Institutes Division and Continuing Education Program. He was also He instrumental in organizing the PVSC (Penobscot Valley Senior College) in Orono.
Marshall retired from the University of Maine in 2001 but continued to serve on the Foundation's Investment Management Committee. Marshall died at his Lakeville, Minnesota home on February 23, 2017.
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Chemical engineering, Pulp science, Paper manufacturing