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Previous President’s Award for Faculty Engagement (Community and Cross-Cultural)


There are two categories of Faculty Awards for Excellence.

  • The Community Engagement Award recognizes faculty who are engaged in exemplary community engagement activities such as volunteerism, service-learning, educational programming and outreach.
  • The Cross-Cultural Engagement Award recognizes faculty who promote cross-cultural engagement through education, research, and/or service.
2017 Community Engagement Award Recipient

Joan McDowd, Psychology, UM-Columbia

Previous Recipients
Community Engagement
Year Honoree Department Campus
2016 Candace Galen Biological Sciences UM-Columbia
2015 S. David Mitchell Law UM-Columbia
2014 Deborah Hume Public Health UM-Columbia
2013 Wouter Montfrooij Physics and Astronomy UM-Columbia
2012 Clyde Ruffin Theatre UM-Columbia
2011 Mary Kay Kisthardt School of Law UM-Kansas City


2017 Cross-Cultural Engagement Award Recipient

Daniel Oerther, Environmental Engineering, S&T

Previous Recipients
Cross-Cultural Engagement
Year Honoree Department Campus
2016 Randall Smith Business Journalism UM-Columbia
2015 E. Wendy Saul Education UM-St. Louis
2014 Curt Elmore Geological Engineering Missouri S&T
2013 Rita M. Cśapo-Sweet Theatre, Dance and Media Studies UM-St. Louis
2012 Rangira Béa Gallimore Romance Languages & Literature UM-Columbia
2011 Richard W. Stephenson Civil Engineering S&T

Reviewed 2018-04-03.