UNH Faculty Awarded for Excellence in Teaching, Research, Public Service

By Jennifer Vento
UNH News Bureau

June 21, 2001

DURHAM, N.H. -- Sixteen faculty members have been named recipients of this year's Faculty Excellence Awards.

"These faculty members engage their knowledge and skills to teach others and to create new knowledge," says Provost David Hiley. "They also, by example, teach dedication and caring. Their excellent work, which is representative of our faculty overall, enables the university to fulfill its mission."

This year's winners are:

  • Distinguished Professor, Robert Kertzer, professor of kinesiology;

  • Outstanding Associate Professor, Elizabeth L. Crepeau, associate professor of occupational therapy;

  • Outstanding Assistant Professor, Ju-Chin Huang, assistant professor of economics;

  • Excellence in Research, Kevin M. Short, associate professor of mathematics and statistics;

  • Excellence in Public Service, Robert O. Blanchard, professor of plant biology;

  • Alumni Affairs Award for Excellence in Public Service, John P. Resch, professor of history, University of New Hampshire at Manchester; and

  • Excellence in International Engagement and the Jean Brierley Award for Teaching Excellence, P.T. Vasudevan, associate professor of chemical engineering.

The following individuals received awards of excellence in college teaching:

  • College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Rita A. Hibschweiler, associate professor of mathematics and statistics;

  • College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, James F. Haney, professor of zoology;

  • Thompson School of Applied Science, Donald W. Quigley, professor of forestry technology;

  • University of New Hampshire at Manchester, Susanne F. Paterson, instructor of English;

  • Whittemore School of Business and Economics, Richard W. England, professor of economics and natural resources economics;

  • College of Liberal Arts, Ann L. Loranger, associate professor of education; Patricia A. Sullivan, associate professor of English; and Deborah Winslow, associate professor of anthropology;

  • School of Health and Human Services, Linda Aldrich-Noon, assistant professor of recreation management and policy.

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