Archive for Sunday, October 30, 2005

KU announces H.O.P.E. Award finalists

October 30, 2005


Kansas University has announced the eight finalists for the 2005 H.O.P.E. Award, given to an outstanding progressive educator.

The finalists are:

¢ Cynthia Akagi, assistant professor, health, sport and exercise sciences

¢ Kerry Benson, lecturer, journalism

¢ Jonathan Earle, associate professor, history

¢ Mark Haug, lecturer, business

¢ Charles "Chuck" Marsh, associate professor, journalism

¢ Edward McBride, lecturer, civil, environmental and architectural engineering

¢ James Orr, professor and chair, biological sciences

¢ Tim Shaftel, the Jordan Haines distinguished professor of business

The H.O.P.E. award winner, an acronym for Honor for an Outstanding Progressive Educator, is selected by ballot and interviews, receives a monetary award and recognition on a permanent plaque displayed in the Kansas Union.

The winner will be announced during ceremonies between the first and second quarters of the KU-Nebraska football game in Memorial Stadium set for Saturday.


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