UNT Piper Professor Nominee


This award recognizes dedication to the teaching profession, as well as outstanding academic, scientific, and scholarly achievement. The award highlights excellence in teaching within the context of the full complexity of faculty endeavor.  Nominees are chosen to represent UNT and participation is by invitation only.  Fifteen awards of $5,000 each are made annually by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation and selection is made based on nominations submitted by each college or university in the State of Texas.  All nominees chosen will receive recognition and a certificate given by the Faculty Senate Awards Committee.  The Award will be presented at the Salute to Faculty Excellence dinner and ceremony in the fall.

Selection Process/Eligibility:

The Faculty Senate Awards Committee accepts nominations from students, faculty and staff for outstanding full-time faculty members and the committee submits a nominee for UNT to the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.

2016-17 Call for Nominations

Past Recipients (red type indicates individual reveived a Piper Professorship):

Year Faculty Member Department
2017 John Ishiyama Political Science
2016 John Quintanilla Mathematics
2015 Smita Mehta Educational Psychology
2014 Michael McPherson Economics
2013 Neal Brand Mathematics
2012 Janice Hauge Economics
2011 Carol Wickstrom Teacher Education and Administration
2010 Francisco Guzman Business
2009 Julia Bushkova Instrumental Studies
2008 Pamela Harrell Teacher Education and Administration
2007 Kimi King Political Science
2006 Mariela Nunez-Janes Anthropology
2006 Carol Wickstrom Teacher Education and Administration
2004 Audhesh Paswan Marketing and Logistics
2002 Frank Feigert Political Science
2001 Margie Tieslau Economics
2001 James Roberts Physics
1999 Donna Ledgerwood Management
1996 Gloria Cox Political Science
1988 Donna Clevinger Dance and Theatre
1980 Anshel Brusilow Music
1973 Ruth Anderson Business
1969 Clovis Morrisson Government (now Political Science)
1965 Helen Hewitt Music