Willard Spiegelman, Hughes Professor of English in Dedman College, was honored as the 2015-16 United Methodist Church University Scholar/Teacher of the Year at SMU’s 2016 Fall General Faculty Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 24.
The first meeting of the entire faculty for the 2016-17 academic year featured the Spring 2016 Faculty Senate report, the presentation of regalia to newly tenured faculty, and President R. Gerald Turner’s updates on initiatives ranging from cultural intelligence to continuing education.
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Robert Krout, director of Music Therapy in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, received The United Methodist Church University Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award for 2011-12 at the Fall 2012 General Faculty Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 22.
The award was established by the UMC’s General Board of Higher Education and Ministry to recognize outstanding faculty members for their dedication and contribution to the learning arts. Provost Paul Ludden presented the award to Krout.
Faculty Senate President Steve Edwards discussed the Senate report, and SMU President R. Gerald Turner gave updates on the Second Century Campaign and other University initiatives.
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