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Distinguished Honors Faculty

The Distinguished Honors Faculty Award recognizes excellence in Honors teaching based upon years of service, advising of independent work, and a proven record of strong teaching performance. 

The recipient is honored at the annual Senior Honors Luncheon in the spring. Current Honors students are encouraged to nominate a deserving faculty member.

Richard Adams

2018 Recipient
Department of Sociology

Vicki Adams

2017 Recipient
Department of English

Elizabeth Howard

2016 Recipient
Department of English

Linda Spurlock

2015 Recipient
Department of Anthropology

Jean Druesedow

2014 Recipient
School of Fashion Design & Merchandising

Barbara Yoost

2013 Recipient
College of Nursing

Deborah Barnbaum

2012 Recipient
Department of Philosophy

Don-John Dugas

2011 Recipient
Department of English

Kimberly Todd-White 

2010 Recipient
Department of English

Susan Sainato

2009 Recipient
Department of English

Dennis Nygren

2008 Recipient
School of Music


Kimberly Winebrenner

2007 RECIPIENT
SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Richard Craig

2006 RECIPIENT
SCHOOL OF MUSIC

E. Timothy Moore

2006 Recipient
Department of Pan African Studies

Leslie Heaphy

2005 Recipient
Department of History

Surinder Bhardwaj

2004 Recipient
Department of Geography


Allan C. Dooley

2003 RECIPIENT
SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Rathindra Bose

2002 Recipient
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Christina McVay

2001 Recipient
Departments of English and Pan-African Studies


James Delisle

2000 RECIPIENT
SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Daniel Berardinelli

1999 Recipient
Department of English


Paul Brandt

1997 RECIPIENT


Ruth Ludwick

1998 RECIPIENT
College of nursing


Clyde Jentoft

1997 RECIPIENT
SCHOOL OF MUSIC


Edwin Gould

1996 RECIPIENT
Department of chemistry and biochemistry


Denzel Benson

1995 RECIPIENT


Gertrude Steuernagel

1994 RECIPIENT


Bobby Smith

1993 RECIPIENT


Donald F. Palmer

1992 Recipient
Department of Geology