Gary W. Conrad, University Distinguished Professor of biology, and Medhat M. Morcos,
University Distinguished Teaching Scholar in electrical and computer engineering,
have been named the first two recipients of the Dr. Ron and Rae Iman Outstanding Faculty
The two were honored at an April 9 reception in the K-State Alumni Center ballroom. Each received $5,000. The awards, sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association, were made possible by Ron and Rae Iman.
Conrad earned the Outstanding Faculty Award for Research, designed to recognize a
full-time K-State faculty member who has contributed significantly through research
to improve the educational experience, or whose research has had a significant effect
on his field.
Morcos earned the Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching, which goes to a full-time K-State faculty member for excellence in instruction, strong relationships with students inside and outside the classroom, and a reputation for scholarship and distinguished service to the university.