Join the K-State Alumni Association to honor Iman Award winners virtually

Posted April 13, 2021

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Two Kansas State University faculty members, both from the College of Agriculture, will each receive a $5,000 award in recognition of their outstanding teaching and research during a virtual ceremony. The ceremony will take place April 15 at 4 p.m. CT on K-State Alumni Association’s YouTube channel.

Kimberly A. Williams, professor and university distinguished teaching scholar of horticulture and natural resources, will receive the Iman Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching. The recipient of the Iman Outstanding Faculty Award for Research is Barbara Valent, university distinguished professor of plant pathology.

Members of the K-State Community are invited to watch the ceremony, but registration is required. Please do so at

Introduced in 2007, the annual Dr. Ron and Rae Iman Outstanding Faculty Awards are sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association and are made possible through the generosity of Ron '62, '70, '73 and Rae Iman.