Government Relations

UM Legislative Update Newsletter

April 13, 2007

UM faculty honored with Governor’s Awards for Teaching Excellence

University of Missouri faculty were among those honored with the 2007 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching during a luncheon held Wednesday, April 11, at MU. Coordinating Board for Higher Education Chair Kathy Swann presented the awards to the University honorees, including Dr. Vairam Arunachalam, professor of accountancy, MU; Dr. Kathleen Kilway, associate professor of chemistry, UMKC; Dr. Kent Peaslee, curators’ teaching professor of metallurgical engineering, UMR; and Dr. Gregory Geisler, associate professor of business, UMSL. Recipients were selected by their respective institutions for outstanding teaching, innovation in course design and delivery, effective advising, service to the institution’s community, and commitment to excellence.

CBHE Chair Kathy Swann with MU honoree

Dr. Vairam Arunachalam and MU Chancellor

Brady Deaton.

CBHE Chair Kathy Swann with UMKC honoree

Dr. Kathleen Kilway and Mary Lou Hines Fritts of UMKC.

CBHE Chair Kathy Swann with UMR honoree

Dr. Kent Peaslee and UM Senior Vice President

for Academic Affairs Steve Lehmkuhle.

CBHE Chair Kathy Swann with UMSL honoree Dr. Gregory Geisler and UMSL Chancellor Tom George.

CBHE Chair Kathy Swann with UMSL honoree

Dr. Gregory Geisler and UMSL Chancellor Tom George.

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