May 2004 HonorsMay 4, 2004
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Dr. William H. Brackney, professor of religion, received the 2004 Norman W. Cox Award from the Baptist History and Heritage Society for the best article published in Baptist History and Heritage in 2003.
Dr. D. Thomas Hanks Jr., professor of English, was selected as the inaugural Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year at Baylor.
Dr. Maurice A. Hunt, chair and research professor of English, was appointed to a four-year term on the Modern Language Association committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare.
Dr. Thomas S. Kidd, assistant professor of history, was invited by the National Endowment for the Humanities to attend a chairman's forum on colonial American history April 30 in Washington, D.C.
Dr. B. Michael Long, director of the Slavic and East European Studies Program and associate professor of Russian, received the Centennial Professor Award for 2004.
Dr. Daniel B. McGee, professor of religion, received the Richard Furman Baptist Heritage Award from Furman University.
Dr. David E. Pennington, professor of chemistry and Master Teacher, was recognized for 15 years of service as sponsor of the Baylor Texas Beta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta at their 2004 national convention.
Dr. Andy Pittman, associate professor of health, human performance and recreation, was appointed to a three-year term to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education Sport Management Council executive committee. He was appointed to a three-year term as editor of the Law Review department of the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
Dr. R. Alden Smith, director of the University Scholars Program and chair and associate professor of classics, was elected president of the Vergilian Society.
Dr. Charles M. Tolbert, professor emeritus and former chair of sociology, received the Life Achievement Award from the Baylor School of Social Work.
Dr. Virgil L. Tweedie, professor emeritus of chemistry, had a $5,000 national scholarship created in his honor by Alpha Epsilon Delta and was recognized for 42 years of service to the organization at their 2004 national convention.
Dr. Susan Wallace, associate professor of anthropology, received the 2004 Collins Outstanding Professor Award.