Baylor Business School Awards Its 'Oscars'

April 24, 1998

by Alan Hunt

Dr. Randy Waller, lecturer in business communication, was named Most Popular Business Professor at the recent Hankamer School of Business annual awards banquet. The award is presented by Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity following a vote by the student body.

A member of the Baylor faculty since 1989, Waller received bachelor and master of arts degrees from Texas Tech University and a master of arts degree from West Texas State University. He received his doctorate from Texas A&M University.

Other faculty members honored during the program include Dr. William Reichenstein, professor of finance and the Pat and Thomas R. Powers Professor of Investment Management, who received the Hankamer Distinguished Professor Award; Dr. Gary Carini, associate professor of management, who received the Teaching Excellence Award; and Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, assistant professor of economics, who received the Hankamer Young Researcher Award.

Susan Armstrong, coordinator of special activities and administrative assistant in the economics department, received the 1998 Outstanding Staff Award. More than 20 student awards also were presented.

Keynote speaker at the banquet was Jim Turner, a 1969 Baylor business graduate and chairman of the board of the Dr Pepper Bottling Co. of Texas.

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