Distinguished CLAS Faculty & Staff

LA&S Presidential Teaching Professors

The following is a list of Liberal Arts & Sciences faculty who have been named Presidential Teaching Professors - one of the university's top honors - since the inception of the awards in 1991.

Recipients of this award have demonstrated over time their commitment to and success in the many activities associated with outstanding teaching.

  • David Changnon, Department of Geography (2008)
  • Dan Gebo, Department of Anthropology (2008)
  • Tomas Kapitan, Department of Philosophy (2007)
  • John Hartmann, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature (2006)
  • Jeffrey Chown, Department of Communication (2005)
  • William Blair, Department of Mathematical Sciences (2004)
  • James Giles, Department of English (2004)
  • Gerald Gabris, Division of Public Administration (2003)
  • Chhiu-Tsu Lin, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (2001)
  • Gary Glenn, Department of Political Science (2000)
  • Jim Thomas, Department of Sociology (2000)
  • Martha Cooper, Department of Communication (1999)
  • James Mellard, Department of English (1999)
  • Fred Smith, Department of Anthropology (1999)
  • C. Daniel Dillman, Department of Geography (1998)
  • John Beachy, Department of Mathematical Sciences (1997)
  • Clark Neher, Department of Political Science (1997)
  • Craig Ducat, Department of Political Science (1995)
  • Linda Sons, Department of Mathematical Sciences (1994)
  • Laszlo Hanzely, Department of Biological Sciences (1993)
  • Sherman Stanage, Department of Philosophy (1993)
  • Mary Sue Schriber, Department of English (1992)
  • William Johnson, Department of English (1991)
  • Robert Wheeler, Department of Mathematical Sciences (1991)