Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards

2021-2022 Academic Year



Faculty Excellence Awards

Honorees are selected for their impact on WT students and stakeholders through excellence in instructional responsibilities, intellectual contributions, professional service, and the advancement of graduate programs.

Instructional Responsibilites Excellence Award

  • Dr. Maxine de Butte, Associate Professor of Psychology, Terry B. Rogers College of Education and Social Sciences

Intellectual Contributions Excellence Award

  • Dr. Leslie Ramos Salazar, Amjad Abdullat Professor of Business Communication and Decision Making, Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business

Professional Service Award Excellence Award

  • Dr. Joshua Partheepan, Assistant Professor of Systems Engineering, College of Engineering

Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award

  • Dr. John Richeson, Associate Professor of Animal Science, Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences




Staff Excellence Awards

  • Verna Hodge, Academic Advising and Documents Coordinator, Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities
  • Kim Hanna, Creative and Communications Manager, WT Graduate School
  • Michelle Kirksey (not photographed), Nursing Admissions Counselor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences