Affliation: College Administrator
Year Inducted: 1992 (second induction class)
Accomplishments: For more than 40 years, Paul Staake served Babson College, first as registrar, then dean of students, and finally as vice president for student affairs. His undying effort and true sense of loyalty were tireless as he helped to mold Babson's co-curricular and athletic vision and mission. Throughout his career, Paul was mentor, teacher, and coach to students, faculty, and staff. Despite demanding schedules, Paul and his wife, Marg, attended nearly all of Babson's athletic contests. In recognition of their dedication to the College and his support of Babson athletics, the gymnasium in the Webster Center was named in honor of the Staakes in 1989.