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K-State Today

September 17, 2013



Nominations open for Iman Outstanding Faculty awards

By Lynn Beier

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The K-State Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the Dr. Ron and Rae Iman Outstanding Faculty awards. The two $5,000 awards are provided for K-State faculty to honor outstanding teaching and research. These awards are made possible with funding from Dr. Ron and Rae Iman, Albuquerque, N.M.

Nominations for the 2013-2014 awards will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 11. Additional details, including official nomination forms, can be found at www.k-state.com/awards. Both awards will be presented during a reception at the K-State Alumni Center, Thursday, Nov. 21.

Ron Iman earned three degrees from K-State; a bachelor's degree in math education in 1962, a master's degree in 1970 and a doctorate in statistics in 1973. He has been a life member of the K-State Alumni Association since 1963 and continues to be actively engaged with the university. He is a past member of the K-State Alumni Association board of directors, a KSU Foundation trustee, serves as alumni representative to the KSU Research Foundation Board, and is a member of the Arts and Sciences Advisory Council for K-State. Ron Iman was also recognized with the Arts and Sciences Distinguished Service Award in 1996.

Past recipients include:

Year                Research                    Teaching

2012-13           T.G. Nagaraja              Andrew Barkley 

2011-2012        Michael R. Kanost         Christopher M. Sorensen

2010-2011        Mary Beth Kirkham       Michael L. Wesch

2009-2010        Daniel Marcus               Derek Mosier

2008-2009        Kenneth J. Klabunde     Douglas K. Benson

2007-2008        Gary W. Conrad            Medhat M. Morcos

For questions contact Lynn Beier at 785-532-6292 or lbeier@k-state.com.