College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Excellence in Instruction Award

Candidates must be dedicated and demanding teachers, clearly demonstrating effectiveness in working with students. Example criteria might be increasing student enthusiasm and involvement in learning, successful graduate student training, innovation in course and program development, evidence of student contribution to science or society, successful efforts in encouraging student enrollment, etc. All faculty and staff with an academic appointment by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources are eligible for this award. The same person may receive this award more than once during his/her career in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.


Year Recipient
1970 Leonard R. Fernow
1971 Arthur H. Thompson
1972 John E. Foss
1973 Donald H. Messersmith
1974 Larry Douglass
1975 Jerry V. DeBarthe
1976 T.F. Albert
1977 D.T. Hawes
1978 R.L. Baker
1979 B.V. Lessley
1980 E. Strickling
1981 John H. Wheatley
1982 Elmer L. Cooper
1983 Lee P. Grant
1984 R.R. Weil
1985 Marla McIntosh
1986 James L. Heath
1987 Donald V. Schlimme
1988 David Sammons
1989 Brenda Alston-Mills
1990 Phillips W. Foster
1991 J. Kevin Mathias
1992 Henry G. Mityga
1993 Richard A. Ahrens
1994 Leon H. Slaughter
1995 Suzanne R. Curtis
1996 Bruce R. James
1997 Estelle Russek-Cohen
1998 Robert G. Chambers
1999 Geoffrey E. Dahl
2000 Nancy Bockstael
2001 Christopher S. Walsh
2002 D. Scott Glenn
2003 Andrew Baldwin
2004 Y. Martin Lo
2005 Robert T. Jackson
2006 Liangli (Lucy) Yu
2007 J. Kevin Mathais
Tom Porter








Nancy Brenowitz Katz




Lance Yonkos

Stephanie Yarwood

Sarah Balcom  

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