Mortar Board to Honor Distinguished Faculty Feb. 6

Jan. 29, 1997

Baylor University's Mortar Board will recognize 23 faculty members as Distinguished Faculty at its annual Circle of Achievement Banquet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in the Harrington House on the Baylor campus.

Mortar Board is an academic honor society which recognizes juniors and seniors for their scholarship, leadership and service. Each member of Mortar Board selects one faculty member to honor based on the impact that faculty member made on the student.

Mortar Board's Distinguished Faculty for 1997 include Dr. Dwight Allman, assistant professor of political science; Dr. Rosalie Beck, associate professor of religion; Dr. Stanley Campbell, professor of history; Dr. Jeffrey Cokely, associate professor of communication studies and disorders; Dr. Alan Cook, professor of finance; and Dr. Joe Cox, professor of management.

Also Dr. Wallace Daniel, dean of the college of arts and sciences and the Ralph L. and Bessie Mae Lynn Professor of History; Dr. Doris DeLoach, professor of oboe and music theory; Dr. Richard Durán, associate professor of French; Dr. Sally Jackson, associate professor of biology; Emily Ketcham, lecturer in information systems; Rachel Moore, lecturer in English; Dr. Randall O'Brien, associate professor of religion; Thomas A. Odegaard, lecturer in economics and assistant director of economic education programs; and Dr. David E. Pennington, professor of chemistry and master teacher.

Additionally, Dr. William Poucher, professor of computer science; Dr. Steven P. Rich, associate professor of finance; Dr. Stuart E. Rosenbaum, professor of philosophy; Dr. Ann E. Rushing, associate professor of biology; Elizabeth Vardaman, assistant dean for administration and associate director of the honors program; Dr. James W. Vardaman, professor of history, master teacher and the Jo Murphy Chair in International Education; Dr. F. Ray Wilson II, professor of biology; and Dr. W.R. Wortman, professor of English.

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