- Fulbright Award (1952)
- National Academies (1951)
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
Delton C. Beier served for 24 years as director of the Indiana University Psychological Clinic and professor of psychology, before his death on July 6, 1969. He was born October 13, 1915 and received his B.A. in 1938 and his M.A. in 1939 from the University of Wisconsin, and his Ph.D. in 1943 from Louisiana State University. After one year at Purdue University and one year in military research he came to Indiana University in 1945. Del Beier was very much involved in the work of the local Bloomington Council of Social Agencies, the Monroe County Probation Advisory Council, and the Monroe County Mental Health Association in their early formative years. At the state level he had served on the board of directors of the Indiana Mental Health Association when it was being reactivated; he was a member of the Governor' s Youth Council from 1957 to 1962 and a member of the Indiana Legislative Study Commission on Emotionally Disturbed Children; and he was president of the Indiana Psychological Association from 1948 to 1952. Nationally Professor Beier was a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Association on Mental Deficiency in which he also held office as vice president, chairman of the Psychology Section and member of the editorial board. He held visiting professorships at the University of Wisconsin and New York University and he was a consultant to the Veterans Administration. Beier's international activities included a Fulbright Award as visiting professor in the department of psychology at Lucknow University in India in 1952-53; consultant to the government of Turkey for the United States State Department in 1953; consultant in mental health to the government of Turkey and visiting professor to the Gazi Institute in 1954-55 during which time he also served as consultant to the Turkish Minister of Education and resident at the Turkish Testing and Guidance Bureau. In 1963, the government of Turkey named him as Honorary Director of the Ankara Guidance and Research Center which he helped to establish. He was a member of the World Federation of Mental Health and attendant at their international meetings.