The annual Faculty Service Awards program was held last week at the U Club, recognizing faculty members for their milestone years of employment at UofL.
The annual Faculty Service Awards program was held last week at the U Club, recognizing faculty members for their milestone years of employment at UofL.

The annual Faculty Service Awards program was held earlier this week at the U Club, recognizing faculty members for their milestone years of employment at UofL. The event included opening remarks from both President Neeli Bendapudi and Provost Beth Boehm. 

John Kielkopf Jr., Physics and Astronomy professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, was the lone 50th-year honoree this year. 

Other honorees from A&S include:

40 years: David Howarth, Geography and Geosciences, and Susan Matarese, Political Science

35 years: Rhonda Buchanan, Classical and Modern Languages, Ying Kit Chan, Fine Arts, Christopher Davis, Physics and Astronomy, Allan Futrell, Communication, Mark Noble, Chemistry, and Michael Perlin, Biology

30 years: James Beggan, Sociology, Chakram Jayanthi, Physics and Astronomy, and Steven Seif, Mathematics

25 years: James Alexander, Biology, Blake Beattie, History, Julie Bunck, Political Science, Dewey Clayton, Political Science, Karen Hadley, English, Zijiang He, Psychological and Brain Sciences, and Manuel Medina, Classical and Modern Languages

Honorees from the College of Business include:

40 years: Richard Coppage, School of Accountancy

30 years: Dianna Preece, Finance

25 years: Benjamin Foster, School of Accountancy, and Alexei Izyumov, Economics

Honorees from the School of Dentistry include:

40 years: Zafrulla Khan, Rehabilitative and Reconstructive Dentistry

25 years: Margaret Hill, Diagnosis and Oral Health

Honorees from the Kent School of Social Work include:

30 years: Thomas Lawson

25 years: Bibhuti Sar

Honorees from the Brandeis School of Law include:

35 years: Robin Harris

30 years: David Ensign

Honorees from University Libraries include:

40 years: S. Tyler Goldberg

35 years: Melissa Laning

Honorees from the School of Medicine include:

45 years: Laman Gray Jr., Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

40 years: Daniel Danzl, Emergency Medicine, Joseph Hersh, Pediatrics, and Hugh Peterson, Medicine

30 years: Erle Austin III, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, George Bosse, Emergency Medicine, Gary Marshall, Pediatrics, Julio Ramirez, Medicine, and Roland Valdes Jr., Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

25 years: Roberto Bolli, Medicine, Jeffrey Bumpous, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Communicative Disorders, Steven Burton, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Zhenmin Lei, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, Resad Pasic, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, Gregory Postel, Radiology, Vaclav Vetvicka, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Jerry (Jun) Yu, Medicine

Honorees from the School of Music include:

25 years: Kimcherie Lloyd, Performance Studies, and Marc Satterwhite, Academic and Professional Studies

Honorees from the School of Nursing include:

40 years: Marianne Hutti

Honorees from the J.B. School of Engineering include:

35 years: Nageshwar Bhaskar, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Kevin Walsh, Electrical and Computer Engineering

30 years: Robert Cohn, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Anup Kumar, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, and Arthur Parola Jr., Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

 

 

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Alicia Kelso
Alicia Kelso is editor of UofLNews and UofL Today. She joined UofL in 2015 as communications director of the Brandeis School of Law. Prior, she was the editorial director of foodservice media for Networld Media Group, where her work was featured in publications around the world, including NPR, Bloomberg, The Seattle Times, Good Morning America and Franchise Asia Magazine. She continues to serve as a contributor for many publications, including QSRweb.com, FastCasual.com and Innovation Leader.