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The Dean's Faculty Award Program recognizes superior faculty performance in each of the three traditional areas of academic responsibility: teaching, research and service. Booth College of Business and Professional Studies also recognizes performance in a fourth category, student support. The College of Education and Human Services recognizes faculty for performances in leadership and collaboration. All full-time faculty holding a board-approved appointment in the University are eligible for the awards.
2016-17 Deans' Award Recipients
Booth College of Business and Professional Studies
|Service||Joy Daggs, Bayo Joachim, Nathan Wilson,
Brian Swafford, David Shadinger, John Katsion
|Communication and Mass Media|
College of Education and Human Services
|Teaching||Jerry Barnett||Behavioral Sciences|
College of Arts and Sciences
|Teaching||Stuart Robinson||Fine and Performing Arts|
|Research||Ming-Chih Hung||Humanities and Social Sciences|
|Service||Richard Sonnenmoser||Language, Literature, and Writing|
The Governor's Award for Excellence in Education is presented annually to an outstanding faculty member from each of Missouri's four-year higher education institutions. Recipients are selected based on several criteria: effective teaching, effective advising, service to the university community, commitment to high standards of excellence, and success in nurturing student achievement. Northwest's winner is announced in the fall and receives the award at a reception in Columbia the following spring.
The 2017 Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching will be announced on October 3rd.