Last semester, the University announced the winners of the 2011 university-wide faculty and staff excellence awards. Six faculty members and one staff member from the College of Liberal Arts were recognized for their outstanding contributions: J. William Harris (history) won the Graduate Faculty Mentor Award, Sarah Stitzlein (education) the Outstanding Assistant Professor Award, and Judy Sharkey (education) the President’s Excellence Through Diversity Award. Teaching Excellence Awards went to Clark Knowles (English), Michael Middleton (education), and Deborah Kinghorn (theatre and dance). Lynn Beaver won a Staff Excellence Award for her work in the sociology department.
Find out what makes these faculty and staff so deserving: