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Fine arts teaching award nominations sought

Jan. 24, 2008

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University's College of Fine Arts is accepting nominations for its 2008 Dean's Teaching Award.

The purpose of the award is to recognize the priority placed on high quality teaching and dedication to student learning. The honor is bestowed upon one faculty member annually for superior contributions as a teacher-artist or teacher-scholar in art, dance, music or theatre.

Anyone may submit a nominations, and those from students and alumni are especially valued. Self-nominations are welcome. Nominations are due in writing to Acting Dean Jim Hopfensperger at jim.hopfensperger@wmich.edu by Friday, Feb. 8.

College of Fine Arts
Dean's Teaching Award

2007 - Jeffrey Thompson, Frostic School of Art
2006 - Jane Baas, Department of Dance
2005 - Trent Kynaston, School of Music

Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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