Dr. Ron and Rae Iman Outstanding Faculty Awards

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The K-State Alumni Association provides two $5,000 awards for K-State faculty to honor outstanding teaching and research. These awards are made possible with the funding from Dr. Ron and Rae Iman, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 Dr. Ron and Rae Iman Outstanding Faculty Award for Research
The Dr. Ron and Rae Iman Outstanding Faculty Award for Research is awarded to a full-time K-State faculty member who has distinguished him or herself in their chosen profession and who has contributed significantly through research to improve the betterment of the educational experience or whose research has had a significant impact on his or her area of study. One annual award with a $5,000 stipend is awarded annually. 

• Dr. Ron and Rae Iman Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching
The Dr. Ron and Rae Iman Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching is designed to honor excellence in high quality of instruction, strong relationships with students inside and outside of the classroom and reputation for scholarship and distinguished service to the university. One annual award with a $5,000 stipend is awarded annually. 

 

2020-21 Recipients

Barbara Valent

Iman Outstanding Faculty Award for Research
Barbara Valent

University Distinguished Professor
Plant Pathology
College of Agriculture

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Kimberley Williams

Iman Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching
Kimberly A. Williams

Professor and University Distinguished Teaching Scholar
Horticulture and Natural Resources
College of Agriculture
 

 

PAST RECIPIENTS

David C. Poole

2019-20
David C. Poole

Research

Lisa Wilken

2019-20
Lisa Wilken

Teaching

Raymond R.R. "Bob" Rowland

2018-19
Raymond R.R. "Bob" Rowland

Research

Todd Easton

2018-19
Todd Easton

Teaching

Charles W. Rice

2017-18
Charles W. Rice

Research

Jeffrey S. Smith

2017-18
Jeffrey S. Smith

Teaching

P.V. Vara Prasad

2016-17
P.V. Vara Prasad

Research

Robert L. Larson

2016-17
Robert L. Larson

Teaching

John Blair

2015-16
John Blair

Research

Donald Saucier

2015-16
Donald Saucier

Teaching

Jürgen A. Richt

2014-15
Jürgen A. Richt

Research

Swinder Janda

2014-15
Swinder Janda

Teaching

Zhijian Pei

2013-14
Zhijian Pei

Research

Kenneth Harkin

2013-14
Kenneth Harkin

Teaching

T. G. Nagaraja

2012-13
T. G. Nagaraja

Research

Andrew Barkley

2012-13
Andrew Barkley

Teaching

Michael R. Kanost

2011-12
Michael R. Kanost

Research

Christopher M. Sorensen

2011-12
Christopher M. Sorensen

Teaching

Mary Beth Kirkham

2010-11
Mary Beth Kirkham

Research

Michael L. Wesch

2010-11
Michael L. Wesch

Teaching

Daniel Marcus

2009-10
Daniel Marcus

Research

Derek Mosier

2009-10
Derek Mosier

Teaching

Kenneth J. Klabunde

2008-09
Kenneth J. Klabunde

Research

Douglas K. Benson

2008-09
Douglas K. Benson

Teaching

Gary W. Conrad

2007-08
Gary W. Conrad

Research

Medhat M. Morcos

2007-08
Medhat M. Morcos

Teaching