KU recognizes outstanding instructors with annual teaching awards
LAWRENCE — University of Kansas faculty members from the Lawrence and KU Medical Center campuses are being recognized as winners of annual teaching awards.
These outstanding faculty will be honored at the inaugural University Teaching Awards ceremony Nov. 7 at the Kansas Union. An invitation to this event will be sent to all KU faculty and staff in the coming days.
This year’s teaching award winners are listed below.
Trevor Rivers, assistant teaching professor in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, has been named the winner of the Bob & Kathie Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award, which recognizes career/specialty faculty.
Ann Rowland, associate professor of English, is the recipient of the Ned Fleming Trust Award for Excellence in Teaching.
KU Medical Center
Four faculty members at KU Medical Center will receive the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Awards. The recipients are Dorothy Hughes, assistant professor in the Department of Population Health and assistant dean of student affairs at the Salina campus; Stephen Jernigan, associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science & Athletic Training; Albert Buddy Poje, professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; and Jo Wick, professor in the Department of Biostatistics & Data Science.
In addition to the abovementioned winners, the university will recognize soon-to-be-announced winners of the William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence at the Nov. 7 event.