Distinguished Service Award

Awarded to alumni, faculty and friends of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who have demonstrated outstanding service or academic contributions that further the educational mission of the college.

Nominees may include alumni and friends who have contributed time, effort and financial help to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and faculty members who have been outstanding teachers on the graduate and/or undergraduate level.

Recipients

2019 Dianne Bystrom

2018 Arthur Slusark

2017 George Strawn, Ph.D. ’69 mathematics

2016 Thomas A. Connop, ’76 history

2015 Carl E. Jacobson

2014 Robert and Diane Stupka

2013 John G. Verkade Zora Devrnja Zimmerman

2012 Gillian Murphy, ’83 distributed studies

2011 Gary L. Krull, ’67 English and speech

2010 Wayne A. Fuller, ’55 agricultural economics, MS ’57, Ph.D. ’59

2009 Mark Fleming, ’70 physics, MS ’73

2008 Dennis Banasiak, Ph.D. ’77 organic chemistry

2007 Carol Elliott, ’72 political science

2006 Kent Fritz, ’58 psychology

2004 Charles Manatt, ’58 rural sociology / Kathleen Manatt, ’58 family and consumer sciences Thomas Phelps, ’59 government / Elizabeth Phelps

2003 Bruce Hach

2002 Carl Vondra

2001 J.D. Beatty, ’64 English

2000 Steven Mores, ’67 journalism (science and technical) George Knaphus, MS ’51 plant pathology, Ph.D. ’64 Jean Lassila

1999 Dale Anderson Ron Peters John Dobson

1998 Herbert David Kathryn Hach Darrow, ’07 liberal studies

1997 James Ruebel, Steffen Schmidt Robert Greenlee, ’63 distributed studies, MS ’68 journalism and mass communication / Diane Greenlee, ’66 English and speech, journalism

1996 Sam Hamilton, ’29 civil engineering / Louise Hamilton, ’30 home economics Dale Ross

1995 Ralph Anderson, ’33 economics / Irene Anderson Karl Fox, ’62 mathematics Bernard White

1994 Charles Knapp, ’68 economics

1993 Dwight Ink, ’47 government and history

1992 Sharon Rodine, ’71 political science