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Milton S. Eisenhower Award

(Lindback Award from 1958 to 1991)

Milton S. Eisenhower photo

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The Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching, established in 1992, is generally awarded to two faculty who, in addition to being outstanding teachers themselves, have also provided some kind of support or mentoring to others. Milton S. Eisenhower was president of Penn State from 1950 to 1956.

2021 Recipients



2020

2019

  • Mark Brennan, Professor, Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education, Agricultural Sciences, University Park—Philosophy of Teaching
  • Ali Kara, Professor, Business Administration, Business and Economics, Penn State York—Philosophy of Teaching

2018

  • Wendy Hanna-Rose, Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Science, University Park—Philosophy of Teaching
  • Jyotsna Kalavar, Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, Health and Human Development, Penn State New Kensington—Philosophy of Teaching

2017

  • Brenda Russell, Professor, Psychology, Humanities, Arts and Sciences, Penn State Berks—Philosophy of Teaching
  • Christopher P. Staley, Distinguished Professor, Ceramics, Arts and Architecture, University Park—Philosophy of Teaching

2016

2015

2014

  • Gamble, John, Distinguished Professor, Political Science and International Law, Director of Honors Programs, Behrend—Philosophy of Teaching
  • Trethewey, Martin, Arthur L. Glenn Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University Park—Philosophy of Teaching

2013

2012

2011

2010

  • Mahan, Carolyn, Associate Professor, Biology, Altoona

2009

  • Shibley, Ike, Associate Professor, Chemistry, Berks
  • Wells, David, Associate Professor, Mathematics, New Kensington

2008

  • Alley, Richard B., Evan Pugh Professor, Geosciences, University Park
  • Viswanathan, Nathan, Professor, Chemistry, Fayette

2007

  • Gomez-Calderon, Javier, Professor, Mathematics, New Kensington
  • Grebski, Wieslaw, Associate Professor, Engineering, Hazleton

2006

  • Melton, Robert G., Professor, Undergraduate Studies, University Park
  • Shapiro, David, Professor, Economics, Demography, and Women's Studies, University Park

2005

  • Bridges, K. Robert, Associate Professor, Psychology, New Kensington
  • Weimer, Maryellen, Professor, Speech Communication, Berks

2004

  • Morrisson, Mark, Associate Professor, English, University Park
  • Shoop, Linda, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, New Kensington

2003

  • Jarrett, Albert, Professor, Agricultural Engineering, University Park
  • Sharp, Jeffery, Associate Professor, Business Law, University Park

2002

  • Furlong, Kevin, Professor, Geosciences, University Park
  • Sommer, Henry Joseph, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University Park

2001

  • Anderson, Douglas R., Associate Professor, Philosophy, University Park
  • Sokol, Paul E., Professor, Physics, University Park

2000

  • Downs, Roger M., Professor, Geography, University Park
  • Findeis, Jill L., Associate Professor, Agricultural Economics, University Park

1999

  • Burgess, Robert, Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, University Park
  • Helou, Charles, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Delaware County

    1998

  • Litzinger, Thomas A., Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University Park
  • Thrower, Peter, Assistant Professor, Material Science and Engineering, University Park

1997

  • Kirker, Constance, Associate Professor, Integrative Arts, Delaware
  • Turns, Stephen R., Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University Park

1996

  • Buckmaster, Elizabeth, Distinguished Professor, English, Delaware
  • Prakash, Madhu S., Associate Professor, Education, University Park

1995

  • Achterberg, Cheryl, Associate Professor, Nutrition, University Park
  • Cimbala, Stephen, Associate Professor, Political Science, Delaware County

1994

  • Duque, Manuel R., Associate Professor, Theater Arts, University Park
  • Zellner, Roger R., Assistant Professor, Visual Arts, Altoona

1993

  • Beebee, Thomas O., Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature and German, University Park
  • Ozment, Judy L., Professor, Chemistry, Ogontz

1992

  • Burkholder, Robert E., Associate Professor, English, University Park
  • Inserra, Louis, Assistant Professor, Architecture, University Park

1991

  • Clement, Priscilla F., Assistant Professor, History, University Park
  • Love, Nancy S., Professor, Political Science, University Park
  • Marande, Robert P., Professor, Physics, Behrend-Erie

1990

  • Bittner, Edward W., Assistant Professor, Chemistry, McKeesport
  • Brestensky, Dennis F., Associate Professor, English, Fayette
  • Rambeau, James M., Assistant Professor, English, University Park
  • West, Harry H., Professor, Civil Engineering, University Park

1989

  • Bullington, Bruce, Associate Professor, Administration of Justice, University Park
  • Monroe, James L., Associate Professor, Physics, Beaver

1988

  • Enscore, E. Emory, Jr., Professor, Industrial Engineering, University Park
  • Harrison, Ernest A., Jr., Professor, Chemistry, York

1987

  • Anderson, Arthur K., Jr., Associate Professor, Architecture, University Park
  • Murphy, Bruce A., Associate Professor, Political Science, University Park

1986

  • Fahnline, Donald E., Associate Professor, Physics, University Park
  • Spence, Larry D., Associate Professor, Political Science, University Park

1985

  • Bragger, Jeanette D., Associate Professor, French, University Park
  • Manfull, Helen A., Associate Professor, Theater and Film, University Park

1984

  • Buck, John C., Assistant Professor, English, University Park
  • Mills, Moylan C., Associate Professor, English, Humanities and the Arts, Ogontz

1983

  • Kroger, Manfred, Professor, Food Science, University Park
  • Moore, John W., Jr., Assistant Professor, English, University Park

1982

  • McCammon, Mary, Associate Professor, Mathematics, University Park
  • Schwartz, Lita L., Professor, Educational Psychology, Ogontz

1981

  • Flay, Joseph C., Associate Professor, Philosophy, University Park
  • Lewis, Pierce F., Professor, Geography, University Park

1980

  • Henszey, Benjamin N., Associate Professor, Business Law, University Park
  • Stere, Athleen J., Associate Professor, Biology, Altoona

1979

  • Hirshfield, Claire, Associate Professor, History, Ogontz
  • York, Thomas M., Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering, University Park

1978

  • Fagan, Edward R., Professor, Education, University Park
  • Keiper, Ronald L., Associate Professor, Biology, Mont Alto

1977

  • Christiansen, Monty L., Associate Professor, Rec, Parks and Landscape Architecture, University Park

1976

  • Klass, Philip, Professor, English, University Park
  • Merrill, William, Jr., Professor, Plant Pathology, University Park

1975

  • Grove, Murray Ellis, Associate Professor, General Education in the Arts, University Park
  • Shellenberger, Paul R., Associate Professor, Dairy Science, University Park

1974

  • Goldberg, Stella, Associate Professor, Child Development and Family Relations, University Park
  • Guber, Albert, Associate Professor, Geology, University Park

1973

  • Harrington, Joseph D., Professor, Agronomy, University Park
  • Holl, J. William, Professor, Aerospace Engineering, University Park

1972

  • Campbell, W. Paul, Professor, Music Education, University Park
  • Douglas, Joseph F., Associate Professor, Engineering, York

1971

  • Prybyla, Jan S., Professor, Economics, University Park
  • Schmalz, Robert F., Professor, Geology, University Park

1970

  • Chomicky, Yar G., Professor, Art Education, University Park
  • McElwee, Agnes R., Professor, English Composition, University Park

1969

  • Green, Robert W., Professor (Retired), European History, University Park
  • Pass, Vincent L., Associate Professor, Architectural Engineering, University Park

1968

  • Lattman, Laurence H., Professor, Geomorphology, University Park
  • Richer, A. Chester, Professor, Soil Technology, University Park

1967

  • Brickman, Arthur D., Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University Park
  • Goodfellow, Louis D., Associate Professor, Psychology, Altoona

1966

  • Rubinstein, S. Leonard, Associate Professor (Retired), English, University Park
  • Thevaos, Deno G., Associate Professor (Retired), Education and Psychology, University Park

1965

  • Isenberg, Melvin W., Professor, Architectural Engineering, University Park
  • Meahl, Robert P., Professor, Ornamental Horticulture, University Park
  • Mourant, John A., Professor (Retired), Philosophy, University Park
  • Oliver, Hayden C., Associate Professor, Music, Altoona

1964

  • Cheng, Tien-Hsi, Professor, Science, University Park
  • Nichols, Edward J., Professor (Retired), English Composition, University Park

1963

  • Mook, Maurice A., Professor, Anthropology, University Park

1962

  • Stoner, Richard G., Professor, Physics, University Park

1961

  • Tarpley, Harold I., Professor, Electrical Engineering, University Park

1960

  • Dickson, Harold E., Professor (Retired), History of Arts and Architecture, University Park

1959

  • Forster, Kent, Professor, European History, University Park

1958

  • Smith, Kinsley R., Professor, Psychology, University Park

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