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K-State Today

March 18, 2019

Kaup named fellow of the Interior Design Educators Council

Submitted by College of Human Ecology

Migette Kaup

Migette Kaup, professor of interior design, was recently awarded the designation of fellow of the Interior Design Educators Council.

The council is the leading association and authority on interior design education in North America. Its purpose is to advance the interior design profession through advocacy, expansion of the body of knowledge of the discipline and excellence in education for interior design. Kaup joins a distinguished group as there are currently only 45 living members of the IDEC Council of Fellows.

"Dr. Kaup represents the greatest professional standards for a design educator; service above self, ambitious and meaningful teaching and research that changes lives through discovery and application in design," said Margaret Portillo, University of Florida, in announcing the award. 

 "We are extremely proud of Dr. Kaup's accomplishments," said Barbara Anderson, head of the apparel, textiles, and interior design department. "Her steadfast commitment to the advancement of interior design has raised the profile of Kansas State University and the interior design program in the College of Human Ecology." 

"I am honored and humbled to be recognized as one of the fellows of IDEC," Kaup said. "This group of esteemed educators and scholars have created a lasting legacy for interior design education and the profession."

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