College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announces alumni, faculty, staff awards

NIU Board of Trustees Chair John Butler, seen here with Ilinois Gov. Pat Quinn, is among the 2014 winners of Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Awards from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
NIU Board of Trustees Chair John Butler, seen here
with Ilinois Gov. Pat Quinn, is among the 2014 winners
of Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Awards
from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Northern Illinois University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has selected 11 recipients for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Awards, which celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of outstanding individuals in each category.

Following the college’s 50th anniversary in 2009, these awards were established as an annual event.

Dean Christopher McCord will present the 2014 awards Friday, Oct. 10, during a dinner program in Altgeld Hall. Award recipients, with links to biographical information, are as follows.

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD RECIPIENTS

DISTINGUISHED FACULTY AWARD RECIPIENTS 

  • Donald Grubb – Professor Emeritus and founding chair, Department of Journalism
  • Anthony Scaperlanda – Professor Emeritus and former chair, Department of Economics
  • Mary Suzanne Schriber –Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus, Department of English
  • Fred Smith – Distinguished Research and Teaching Professor Emeritus and former chair, Department of Anthropology
  • Lucien Stryk – Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus, Department of English

DISTINGUISHED STAFF AWARD RECIPIENTS

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