Walton College Recognizes Outstanding Faculty
Viswanath Venkatesh received the Outstanding All-Around Faculty Award for 2018-19 by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
Viswanath Venkatesh, a distinguished professor in the Department of Information Systems and the George & Boyce Billingsley Endowed Chair in Information Systems, has been recognized with the Outstanding All-Around Faculty Award for 2018-19 by the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.
In addition to the all-around award, Dean Matt Waller announced other faculty awards for the 2018-19 school year. "These individuals are making a positive difference in Walton College's progress toward our vision and mission," Waller said. "I am pleased to recognize the teachers and researchers who represent the high standards set by all of our Walton College faculty."
Other faculty awards for the school year are:
- Faculty Excellence in Service award: Jennifer Kish-Gephart
- Faculty Excellence in Teaching award: Vikas Anand
- Faculty Excellence in Research award: Rajiv Sabherwal
- Rising Scholar Excellence in Research award: Jonathan Shipman
- Faculty Diversity award: Denise Breaux-Soignet
- Adjunct Faculty Teaching award: Autumn Rook
- Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher: Jacqueline Tilton
- Walton M.B.A. Teacher of the Year: Remko Van Hoek
David Speer, senior director of communications
Sam M. Walton College of Business
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