Faculty Awards

Five Central College faculty members received awards this spring for outstanding leadership in teaching, service and scholarship.

Brian Roberts ’92, professor of artBrian Roberts ’92, professor of art, (B.A., Central College; M.A., Iowa State University; M.F.A. Sculpture, M.F.A Metals, Miami University) received the Dr. John Wesselink Award for scholarship with a direct impact on teaching.


Lee Macomber, assistant professor of biologyLee Macomber, assistant professor of biology, (B.S., Cornell University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) received the David Crichton Memorial Teaching Award for excellence in teaching which challenges and shapes the intellectual development in students.


Paul Weihe, associate professor of biologyPaul Weihe, associate professor of biology, (B.S., University of Michigan-Dearborn; M.S., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University) received the Frank W. Moore Faculty Award for promoting student learning in the natural sciences.


Sara Shuger Fox, assistant professor of exercise scienceSara Shuger Fox, assistant professor of exercise science, (B.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina) received the Huffman Award for Outstanding Support of International Education. This award recognizes the contributions made by Donald and Maxine Huffman to Central’s programs in international education.

Linda Laine, professor of communications studiesLinda Laine, professor of communications studies, (B.A., Abilene Christian University; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida) received the Hutch Bearce Community- Building and Faculty Leadership Award for community building and mentorship or leadership.

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