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Faculty Awards

Faculty are at the heart of the McKendree University educational experience. We value excellent teaching and commitment to serving students. Each year, McKendree University recognizes several of our most outstanding faculty.


The Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award

(presented in November)


2016-2017 - Nicole DeWall


The United Methodist Exemplary Teaching Award

(presented at Honors Convocation)


2016-2017 - Guy Boysen


The William Norman Grandy Teaching Award

(presented at Commencement)


2016-2017 -
Dr. Shelly Lemons


The MLK Humanitarian Award

(presented at MLK Service)


2016-2017 - 
Dr. Ann Collins


Associate (Part-Time) Faculty Teaching Awards

(presented at Honors Convocation)


2016-2017 - Undergraduate Teaching - Lisa Brennan

2016-2017 - Graduate Teaching - Daphne Behrmann


Outstanding Faculty of the Year Awards

(presented at Commencement, Kentucky Campuses)


2016-2017 - Louisville Campus - Robert Van Kanel

2016-2017 - Radcliff Campus - Machan Niederriter