As part of the recent Founders Day celebration, six faculty members were recognized for their outstanding scholarship and teaching. Honorees and their awards include:
- Professor Lou Goble, the Lawrence Cress Award for Excellence in Faculty Scholarship;
- Professor Meredy Edelson; the Jerry Hudson Award for Excellence in Teaching;
- Professor Steve Rhine, the United Methodist Award for Exemplary Teaching and Service;
- Professor Elliot Maltz, the United Methodist Award for Exemplary Teaching and Service;
- Professor Norman Williams, the Robert Misner Award for Faculty Scholarship; and
- Professor Bill Duvall, the Mortar Board Professor of the Year.
"The recognition that they have received for individual merit reflects the faculty's broader commitment to their disciplines, to students, to classroom instruction as well as to the Willamette community," said President Lee Pelton. "Please join me in congratulating them on their awards."