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Eight on faculty join
elite 15% tapped by
Who’s Who Among
Who’s Who Among American Teachers is recognizing eight Manchester
College faculty members for educational excellence in its 10th
Only 15 percent of teachers of higher education are tapped for the
publication, nominated by students recognized by Who’s Who and
The National Dean’s List.
Manchester faculty members recognized in the latest edition include:
James R.C. Adams, chair of the Department of Art,
was honored by Congress as 2002 U.S. Professor of the Year for
baccalaureate colleges. His classes range from Spanish to drawing to
study in Peru to art restoration.
Dr. Mark Angelos teaches popular courses in
European history, and medieval and gender studies, and an abroad course
on comparative civilizations in Europe. His research is in
women's and economic history in medieval
Dr. Dagny Boebel, chair of the Department of
English, leads efforts to show the importance of writing in all forms to
Manchester students. She teaches courses ranging from Shakespeare to
Dr. Gregory W. Clark, chair of the Department of
Physics, also coordinates the engineering science program. Dr. Clark is
a faculty Fulbright Scholar, currently doing nanoscience research in
Dr. Mary P. Lahman, professor of communication
studies, specializes in human communication, mentoring, persuasion,
speech writing and social movements. She has served as a faculty mentor
on service learning and has authored several manuals.
Heather A. Schilling, a member of the Department of
Education faculty, has particular interests in elementary education,
children's literature, language arts and adolescent learners.
Dr. Scott K. Strode, chair of the Department of
Communication Studies, also is director of theatre and advises the
campus improv group. His January class alternates between a touring
children’s theatre troupe and theatre study abroad.
Dr. Janina P. Traxler, chair of the Department of
Modern Languages, takes January classes to French-speaking countries,
and teaches a wide range of subjects ranging from classical literature
to pedagogy for language education majors and, of course, French.
Manchester, with a reputation for its faculty mentors, is a “Best
College” in college guides published by both U.S. News & World Report
and The Princeton Review. More than 94 percent of MC classes are
taught by full-time faculty and more than 94 percent of faculty members
hold the highest degree in their field.
Manchester College offers 55 areas of study to 1,056 students from 27
states and 26 countries. For more about the college and its outstanding
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