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Celebration of Teaching Excellence

RSVP by Monday, November 14  to attend this year’s Celebration of Teaching Excellence on Tuesday, November 29, where we will recognize the faculty/staff awardees for 2022-23. All College of Agriculture faculty and staff are welcome. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided.

West Faculty Lounge at the Purdue Memorial Union


  • 4:00 PM Food & Drinks
  • 4:30 PM 2021 Grad Mentor Remarks - Nicole Widmar
  • 4:50 PM 2021 Kohls Outstanding Teacher Remarks - Mark Tucker
  • 5:05 PM 2022-2023 Awards - Dean Plaut
  • 5:45 PM Closing Remarks


  • Outstanding Teacher Award for Clinical Faculty & Lecturers: Shawn Ehlers (ABE)
  • Richard L. Kohls Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching: Laura Bowling (AGRY)
  • Richard L. Kohls Outstanding Early Career Teaching: Krystal Hans (ENTM)
  • David C. Pfendler Outstanding Undergraduate Counselor: Mitch Tuinstra (AGRY)
  • Outstanding Graduate Mentor and Teacher: Natalia Dudareva (BCHM)
  • Outstanding Service to Students: Julie Pluimer (FNR)
  • John T. Taylor Excellence in Teaching Innovation: Elizabeth Flaherty (FNR)
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