Photo of McKendree Faculty Member Accepting Award

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)

2023 - Dr. Angie LaMora

2022 - Dr. Sara Frank

The United Methodist Exemplary Teaching Award

2023-2024 - Dr. Jen Moder-Bell

2022-2023 - Dr. Sara Frank


The Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award

2022-2023 - Jamari Jackson & Millard Curtis

The William Norman Grandy Teaching Award

(presented at Commencement)

2023-2024 - Dr. Brian Frederking

2022-2023 - Dr. Sara Frank

Associate (Part-Time) Faculty Teaching Awards

2023-2024 - Undergraduate Teaching - Alan Woodruff

2023-2024 - Graduate Teaching - Tami Spellman

2022-2023 - Undergraduate Teaching - Susan Winkeler

2022-2023 - Graduate Teaching - Dr. Crystal Haselhorst